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The CBS Startups festival is all but wrapped up, and what an event it was. Over five thousand visitors came throughout the day to see dozens of the most exciting startups the Israeli ecosystem has to offer. The Pioneers Tel Aviv startup pitching stage is gearing up to begin, where you can see who will get chosen to represent Israel in the Global Pioneers competition in Vienna. And to wrap it all up, the freshest Hi-Tech and Startup party at Yad Harutzim 11, Tel Aviv.

We’ve had thousands of visitors come throughout the day to the events centre at Yad Harutzim 11. Three fascinating panels informed them on the hottest topics facing today’s tech environment. Guests heard Israel’s brightest women in tech world speak about innovation in startups and corporations,; the young entrepreneurs panel introduced guests to what you should do, and what not to do, when building your own startup; and the experienced investors told the audience how to take a company from the startup stage to international success.

It was hard to squeeze through the packed rows of booths, but the effort was rewarding. Guests got to enjoy an up and close and personal introduction to some of the most original and creative ideas that are about to burst out onto the scene. From Mazu’s tiny and cheap life buoy, that could save many thousands of lives, to Xtreme Simulations hyper-realistic body simulating dummies, that could be used to train the emergency services of the future, the showfloor had something for everyone.

The Pioneers Tel Aviv Startup Stage will be selecting one winner to represents Israel at the Global Pioneers competition in Vienna. The competition is fierce, as all eight finalists demonstrate superb talent and originality.

Finally, from 20:30 till the small hours of the night, the biggest party for Israel’s startup community – an opportunity like no other to rub shoulders with all the who’s who in the ecosystem. Whether you’re trying to break on the scene or looking to snatch up the next big thing – this is one event you just can’t miss. A limited number of free tickets is still available – register here

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