Author: Dana Shahaf

The Modern Kibbutz: a StartUp Hatchery in Revivim: the Hippest Kibbutz in the Negev

Each week, we in Tech7 get the chance to meet different members and aspects of the tech community in Southern Israel. This time, we encountered a very special, one of a kind project, situated in an unconventional location – a quite Kibbutz called Revivim. After a 30 minute drive we arrived at what can only be described as a beautiful Oasis – Revivim, and met two out of the three managers of the Startup Hatchery – Tom and Leon. They told us about their unique project that provides beginning startups not only an economical benefit, but also what seems...

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‘Mata’ – Encouraging Future Technological Projects in the South

This week, we at Tech7 met with our latest collaborator – Mata, which in Hebrew is an acronyms for a center for future technologies. Gidon Shavit, the head of Mata, told us about their vision and activity, sharing Tech7’s latest cooperation with them – the ‘Siliconegev’ Startup Competition. Tell our readers about Mata. “We are an association invigorating technological projects in the South of Israel. Our main goal is to invest in the Negev’s tech industry. Our only condition for projects that need our investment is that they will have the potential and that they will be located in...

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DiaCardio: State of the Heart

Guided by our will to get to know the growing tech community in Beer-Sheva, this past week Tech7 met an amazing startup called DiaCardio. In addition to DiaCardio’s product being an actual life saver, they have another unique feature: the company was founded and is now lead by women, a sight which is still rare in the view of the western tech world. We in Tech7 were curious to know what exactly DiaCardio’s product does, so we asked Hila Goldman-Aslan their CEO. First and foremost, tell us about DiaCardio’s product, how it works. “We have developed a new technology...

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May the Frauds (Not) Be With You – ClickFrauds: Fighting The Fake Unwanted Clicks

According to our tradition, this past week we met with Offer Ben-Saadon from ClickFrauds – a startup that has established itself less than a year ago, yet achieved an amazing amount of customers and an impressive algorithm. ClickFrauds is in fact the baby of Offer’s other startup – Optymizer – a digital marketing and web-solutions company. We were lucky enough to find ourselves in the coolest basement in Lehavim – a quite town near Beer-Sheva – where all the magic happens. We sat with this hip, fun and familial group lead by Offer alongside his wife, Sarah Ben-Saadon, and...

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Robotican – The Future of Robotics Begins Here, in Beer-Sheva

This past week we met with Ofir Bustan from Robotican Company. He told us about their current projects and work, leading us to realize how powerful they are. Other than their presence here, their influence is prominent on an international level; they collaborate with China and the United States, and sell to India. Their customers range from big ones – such as the Israeli Defense Minestry – up to smaller ones like a sub-laboratory in Ben-Gurion University, all are equally significant to them. Well, let’s begin from the beginning. Who are the people behind Robotican, those that make it...

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