MassChallenge Israel

MassChallenge Israel brings the cutting edge technologies of the Startup Nation to a global community of multinational businesses, innovators, philanthropists, and public sector stakeholders. Since our launch in the heart of Jerusalem's dynamic Machane Yehuda Market in 2015, we have accelerated more than 250 companies through Israel's largest, most diverse, and most international accelerator.

Our startups are leveraging the best of the Startup Nation to create the tools for a better and more connected world.

Program Benefits

  • The opportunity to join an all-inclusive curated international business trip to Boston and New York at the end of the accelerator
  • Introductions to top mentors, corporate partners, and investors
  • Small group peer-to-peer mentorship and relationship building opportunities with MassChallenge Israel alumni


Applications Open

1 December 2020

Applications Close

18 January 2021


January - March 2021

Finalist Announcement

End of March 2021

Accelerator Program Commences

19 April 2021

MassChallenge Israel Awards

End of July 2021

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2016 Israel Gold Winner
Medical Devices
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Internet of Things
2017 Israel Diamond Winner
Poverty Alleviation
2016 Israel Diamond Winner
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Yonit Serkin
Managing Director
Yonit Golub Serkin is the Managing Director of MassChallenge Israel. In this role, she connects high-impact companies to leading corporates, philanthropists, and stakeholders. Previously, she was a founder of Moonscape Ventures, a corporate development office, served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Economic Development at the Office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and as the spokeswoman for NYC Economic Development Corporation.

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Our mission is to equip bold entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change.