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Silicon Negev Startup Competition
Entrepreneurship Festival

Let the FUND begin!

May 23rd, 2018 | 13:00 - 18:30

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Welcome to SilicoNegevBGU!

SilicoNegevBGU Entrepreneurship Festival is an annual event tailored for entrepreneurs.
Come listen to top speakers, join us for the finals of our startup competition, and network in our unique innovation circus.

Call for entrepreneurs

We have a vision that has already come true., A thriving Hi-Tech community is growing in the Negev sands. An amazing start-up scene, backed by an excellent eco-system, is making the Negev bloom. Beer Sheva’s tech scene is thriving. Join us for a day of serious talk and experience: Funding, Technologies, Visionaries. Are you an entrepreneur? Areyou an investor? this event is for you!

Call for startups

The biggest startup competition is here! Open to all Israeli companies: you are invited to apply for a game-changing prize of 500,000 NIS!

Looking for inspiration?

The Circus arena is the place for you! Whether you are an investor looking for the next technology idea, or an entrepreneur looking for investment. The pitches and the exhibition serve as places for inspiration and business. Come have fun with us!


May 23rd, 2018 | 13:00 - 18:30
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Aharon Aharon

Israel Innovation Authority

Prof. Rivka Carmi

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ruvik Danilovich


Fiona Darmon

General Partner & COO

Ran Krauss

CEO & Co-Founder

Gideon Shavit


Wendy Singer

Executive Director
Start-Up Nation Central

​Assaf Rappaport

General Manager
Microsoft Israel R&D Center

​Dr. Eitan Yudilevich

Executive Director
BIRD Foundation



Mata Tech7 BGU University


BGN Beer Sheva Negev Authority CDI


ICL TSMCL Poalim Hight-Tech Rafael Startup Nation


Innovation Authority Israel Advanced Technology Industries: IATI Microsoft WebBaker