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InNegev is a unique technology incubator dedicated to fostering top-tier Israeli innovation and generating a vibrant new growth model for the Negev region.

Backed by the Israeli Innovation Authority’s Peripheral Incubators Program, InNegev represents an unprecedented collaboration between prominent industrial, academic, and financial institutions, which have now come together to nurture early-stage startups in Agtech, Cleantech, Foodtech, and Industry 4.0.

Take the next step in your success story: InNegev gives your startup venture the optimal support framework – including substantial value creation, hands-on professional mentoring, and comprehensive support services – as you take cutting-edge new products, processes, and materials from initial concept to crucial commercial breakthrough.

Our Story

 

Facts & Figuress

  • 2020 Founded
  • 7 Industry Partners
  • 30 Prospective Investments
 

Startup Benefits

InNegev is backed by strong partners to help startups navigate the many challenges, opportunities, and pitfalls along their path to success, fast-tracking their route to the big leagues and achieving POC in record time. We supply vital connections to strategic players on the local and international scene, as well as a broad overview of commercial markets and the many challenges and opportunities they present.

Key Advantages Include:

  • Funding

    Funding

    Early-stage startups that are selected to join InNegev will benefit from the Israeli Innovation Authority’s Peripheral Incubators Program, receiving equity investment of up to NIS 2 Million for the first year of operation. Additional funds (from IIA and our partners) will be provided for the second and third years of operation.

  • Collaborative Workspace

    Collaborative Workspace

    No need to scout, secure, and equip your own facility – all you have to do is move in and start working. InNegev also offers private meeting and seminar rooms, with full financial, accounting, and legal services, business and marketing mentors, IP advisors, and more.

  • Full Ecosystem

    Full Ecosystem

    No need to scout, secure, and equip your own facility – all you have to do is move in and start work.
    InNegev also offers private meeting and seminar rooms, with full financial, accounting, and legal services, business and marketing mentors, IP advisors, and more.

  • Guidance & Mentoring

    Guidance & Mentoring

    Expert insights and hands-on support are vital for shaping your startup’s next steps. InNegev’s partners supply extensive knowhow and guidance covering every aspect of the startup lifecycle, from R&D, through production development, design, and manufacturing, to quality control, marketing, and more.

  • Industry Partners

    Industry Partners

    InNegev acts as a conduit for startups seeking access to industry leaders and global markets. Our partners from multiple diverse fields facilitate your startup’s entry to numerous industries, helping to clear your path and offering a prominent platform for your technological innovations.

  • PoC Development

    PoC Development

    InNegev acts as a conduit for startups seeking access to industry leaders and global markets. Our partners from multiple diverse fields facilitate your startup’s entry to numerous industries, helping to clear your path and offering a prominent platform for your technological innovations.

 

Partners

InNegev’s partners form a strong, stable, and dynamic ecosystem that offers fledgling startups the ideal supportive framework for maximizing their potential and taking the crucial next steps in their development. In addition to follow-on investments, our partners provide a broad, in-depth perspective of local and global markets that is invaluable to startups seeking commercial success.

  • Hatzerim

    Hatzerim was one of the first kibbutzim to break from traditional agriculture and innovate new solutions – a strategy that has led to a billion-dollar global enterprise.

  • Dolav

    Established in 1976, Dolav is one of the world’s leading pallet and pallet box manufacturers, utilizing innovative production methods to solve material handling and storage challenges.

  • Shamoon College of Engineering

    Shamoon College of Engineering was founded in 1995, offering STEM-oriented degree programs with a view to nurturing Israel’s next generation of engineering and technology professionals.

  • Alpha Capital

    Alpha Capital is a prominent private investor involved in venture capital investments with extensive international connections and business relationships, having been involved with numerous transactions and investments in the private and public markets.

  • Netafim

    Since 1965, Netafim has been pioneering drip irrigation systems and enabling growers to farm in the most extreme, challenging conditions. It is now active across 110 countries, with 29 subsidiaries.

  • SodaStream International

    SodaStream International is the Israel-based manufacturer of consumer sparkling water makers that have become a favorite with families around the globe. In 2018, SodaStream was acquired by PepsiCo.

 

Ecosystem

Startups benefit from InNegev’s technology and innovation ecosystem, which creates dynamic collaborations between industry, academia, regional councils, local municipalities, investors, venture capital firms, NGOs, and more. As a vibrant center of knowledge for the entire Negev region and beyond, InNegev taps into a wide network of vital tools, resources, and expertise to give each portfolio company the best possible launch pad for success.

Our strategic partners add crucial value to each portfolio company, reflecting the extraordinary breadth and depth of Israel’s business and technological landscape:

Our Team

The InNegev team leverages a proven record of success in the industrial, financial, and academic spheres to present entrepreneurs and startups with the precise tools they need to progress, grow, and succeed.

  • Name

    Eyal Ginzberg CEO

    Eyal Ginzberg
    CEO

    Experience

    Numerous high-ranking roles in industry, including as CTO of Israel Chemicals (ICL), CEO of Dshanim, and CEO of the TAMI IMI Institute for Research & Development.
    Served on the boards of several companies in the chemical, water, technology, and API-pharmaceutical sectors.

    Education

    B.Sc in Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University.

  • Name

    Dror Green CFO

    Dror Green
    CFO

    Experience

    An expert in the fields of finance and business development; previously CEO of Solav Energy, a startup that designed, developed, and now exports a revolutionary solar water heating system.

    Education

    Certified accountant.

  • Name

    Noa Isralowitz Project Manager

    Noa Isralowitz
    Project Manager

    Experience

    Specialist expertise in the AgTech industry; as Head of the AgTech Sector at the Israel Export Institute, she established multiple fruitful strategic collaborations with diverse international entities and government agencies.

    Education

    B.Sc (Ag) in Soil & Water Sciences from the Hebrew University, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

  • Name

    Amir Tzach VP Business Development

    Amir Tzach
    VP Business Development

    Experience

    Vast experience in investments and business development; previously served as a strategic consultant and investment banker, participating in major transactions.

    Education

    BA and MBA in Strategy & Entrepreneurship from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Board

  • Eli Bensimon

    Eli Bensimon Chairman

  • Moni Barak

    Moni Barak CFO Raval

  • Dr. Neta Kela Madar

    Dr. Neta Kela Madar Head of The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at SCE

  • Kobi Liberman

    Kobi Liberman Owner - CEO Lamed Holdings

  • Lilach Shushan

    Lilach Shushan CFO Dolav

  • Kfir Suisa

    Kfir Suisa Global Chief Operating Officer SodaStream International

  • Assaf Yerushalmi

    Assaf Yerushalmi VP Strategy Innovation Netafim

 

What We’re Looking For

InNegev is seeking visionary entrepreneurs and strong early-stage startups pioneering disruptive technology in our fields of interest: Agtech, Cleantech, Foodtech, and Industry 4.0. We believe that these technologies can have a tremendous positive impact on both a local and global scale, and work to support the companies striving to make a real difference in these areas.

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Portfolio

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  • First Start Up

    First Start Up

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    Second Start Up

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    • 21 Sade St. Beer-Sheva 842310
    • +972-8-1234567
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  • Third Start Up

    Third Start Up

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  • Fourth Start Up

    Fourth Start Up

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    • 21 Sade St. Beer-Sheva 842310
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