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The program enables startups to reach a level of maturity for pilot and investment while exposing them to investors, partners, and potential clients around the world and in Israel.
iHLS startup accelerator program is about to open its very first cycle, the duration of which will be around four months. The program is focused on various fields such as perimeter security, cyber, training and simulations, medical technologies, Internet of Things, Big Data, unmanned systems and more – all oriented for security.
Furthermore, the program is focusing on companies who wish to incorporate abilities from the world of dual-use as part of the solution they wish to bring out to the market. The number of startups selected to take part in the program will be between six to eight companies in each cycle.
In order to take part in the program, the companies must include a work team which can be pre or post Seed investment. The program includes personal technological and business mentoring for each company, leading mentors in the field from industries around the world, as well as access to guidance services based on knowledge and experience of hundreds of researchers, developers, and technological and industry experts – people from the security industry from Israel and the world.
Participants in the program will enjoy a designated office space in Raanana.
As part of the program, iHLS will expose the participating companies in international media (the site, conferences, and more) to potential investors, industry leaders, and more. The accelerator will also offer companies assistance in filing governmental plans for support. The program also includes mentoring services in the fields of international marketing, finances, law, accounting, management of intellectual property, and planning and designing user interface. For that end, the program is joined by leading partners in the Israeli industry as well as international partners.
For more information on our defense accelerator click here.