Startup winners will receive an all-expenses paid roadshow to Boston and New York to meet with investors, officials, and business leaders
Jerusalem – July 21, 2022: Yesterday, 42 startup founders gathered, along with mentors, partners, and investors, to hear the winners of the 2022 MassChallenge Israel cohort. The four-month accelerator program concluded with a finale and showcase event highlighting the achievements of the participating global startups and entrepreneurs. In addition to the core accelerator program, MassChallenge Israel ran a curated track and a sector-specific initiative for startups with additional programming, education and mentorship with its corporate partners. MassChallenge Israel is part of the global MassChallenge accelerator network, a non-profit that equips bold entrepreneurs with the resources and skills they need to disrupt the status quo and create meaningful global change – without taking anything in return.
“MassChallenge Israel is focused on creating positive impact and is committed to further developing our vibrant innovation ecosystem,” said Aaron Zucker, Executive Director of MassChallenge Israel. “We are honored to be working with such distinguished governmental and corporate partners who are passionate about promoting innovation and enabling positive global change. We are proud of our startups, this cohort and our alumni, for their efforts in moving us towards a brighter future, serving as a source of inspiration from Jerusalem in the heart of Israel.”
The 2022 MassChallenge Israel cohort was incredibly geographically diverse, with startups coming from twelve countries and over thirty cities around the world. 32% of the companies that were in the program are involved in the Biotech and Life Sciences industry, 29% are classified as software/SAAS, while other companies are focused on Cybersecurity, E-commerce and Mobility. This year’s program featured an Impact Series for all startups led by ARC Impact and a Better Plate track searching for alternative protein solutions in collaboration with the Modern Agriculture Foundation.
THE 2022 MASSCHALLENGE ISRAEL WINNERS
AlgaHealth (Israel) is a biotech company using microalgae to revolutionize health and wellness and fight climate change.
Atiko Technologies (Israel) brings the lab out into the open, enabling tests to be performed anywhere and anytime, yielding high-quality results within seconds.
Cuspa (Israel) is providing a state-of-the-art transcatheter repair solution for heart valve insufficiency.
IntraGel Therapeutics (Israel) invented a safe, effective and targeted anti-cancer therapeutic gel to battle oncology patients’ solid tumors.
Liquid360 (Israel) unleashes the power of your security infrastructure for deep situational awareness and accelerated field operations.
MadeRight (Israel) has built a model that economizes waste and produces a competitive, sustainable fungi-based solution for the packaging industry.
Non-Polymeric3D (Israel) creates new and better non-polymeric materials for the Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) and Powder Injection Molding (CIM, MIM, and µMIM) industry.
PoLoPo (Israel) is developing a platform for large scale production of functional and nutritious proteins in edible plants, helping you get more out of what you eat.
RideRadar Technology (Philippines) is an aggregator platform of ridesharing & on-demand delivery services, the “Trivago” of on-demand rides & delivery services.
Supplyve (Israel) provides a frictionless ordering system for small retailers and their suppliers.
The winning startups were selected by panels of esteemed judges from the MassChallenge Israel community. These founders and companies stood out by presenting significant growth during the program demonstrating a clear path for continued success and positive potential impact in their sector-specific domain.
MassChallenge Israel is proud to be headquartered in the diverse city of Jerusalem, continuing its mission to foster opportunity, growth and collaboration in the Israeli technology and innovation ecosystem. With the completion of this cohort, there are over 300 alumni companies of MassChallenge Israel who have collectively raised over $750 million to date, while creating 11,000 direct and indirect jobs globally.
MassChallenge Israel 2022 Partners
The Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage, The Jerusalem Development Authority, Universal Music Group, Arc Impact, Goodwin Procter LLP, IAI-ELTA, Poalim Hi-Tech, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., Modern Agriculture Foundation, Brandeis University, Yigal Arnon – Tadmor Levy, Merchant & Gould P.C., Amazon Web Services.
MassChallenge is a global network of innovation engines and zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Rhode Island, Switzerland, and Texas, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, more than 2,458 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $6.2 billion in funding, generated more than $3 billion in revenue, and created more than 157,000 total jobs.