PitchZone will showcase the latest innovation with daily start-up pitching and prizes for the winners, chosen by our panel of judges.
There will be 2 tracks:
Early Stage MVP, innovative idea, concept and beta ready
Growth Stage working product, installations and paying customers
Salesforce Business Builder Program for MVP/very early stage, supporting founders to transform their vision and bring their ideas to market using the Salesforce platform.
AnD Ventures Company Builder Bootcamp for Seed-stage. The program is tailor made to help start-ups design, build and grow.
Augmentum Fintech one-to-one advice sessions for Series A and beyond.
SOSA 3 months residency in their Innovation Center, the global innovation hub, in Tel Aviv or New York.
Martyn is a partner at Augmentum Fintech and has nearly 20 years of experience as an operator, advisor and investor in tech and growth spaces. Martyn’s early career was spent as a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, consulting with FTSE 50 clients across consumer, energy, financial services and heavy industry. Since then he has accrued 15 years of experience as both an operator and investor in the tech/VC space. He was a key member of the early Betfair team, the UK’s first true unicorn, and later co-founded LMAX Exchange which has since featured as the #1 Times Tech Track Growth Company. More recently, Martyn has a number of years as an investor and partner in several UK-based venture capital funds.
Kfir leads the investments at AnD Ventures. Prior to joining AnD Ventures, he was a senior member of OurCrowd’s investments team and the FrontierTech and AgriFood technologies lead at the crowdfunding platform, where he led dozens of investments in cutting-edge technologies.
Previously, Kfir practiced Technology Law, with a focus on IP, M&As, and contracts for advanced technological projects and start-ups.
Uzi is leading SOSA’s daily operations while spearheading the company to realize its vision. Prior to SOSA, Uzi founded eCommerce businesses that transformed the way diamonds are sold online. He was also a commercial pilot for 4 years, so knows how to take SOSA to new heights.
When he’s not managing SOSA’s global operations across 4 continents, you’ll find Uzi catching waves on his surfboard or playing his guitar.
Bar is Strategic Advisor EMEA at Salesforce. With over 25 years of experience in leading teams and scaling enterprises, Bar is committed to supporting start-ups throughout their lifecycle and helping founders bring their visions to life.
Bar has been part of the Salesforce ISV team for 7 years, applying her proven track record in successful strategy formation and strong financial results, to help enterprises raise investment, generate clients, and increase revenue.
She is a connector of people and ecosystems, building the networks of entrepreneurs, investors, and developers. As a member of the Country Leadership Team at Salesforce and leader of the Israel Entrepreneurs CEO Committee, she strives to empower others and be a catalyst for growth and development.
Bar leads the Salesforce Business Builder program in Israel which supports inspiring founders to bring their ideas to the marketplace, using the trusted Salesforce platform. Alongside a team of advisors, she supports start-ups through his seed-to-growth acceleration program, helping them scale, fast.
Outside of work, Bar enjoys paddle boarding, off-roading, trekking, and enjoying quality time with her 3 children.