TechCrunch, the world’s #1 technology magazine, will spend a day in Haifa, hosted by HiCenter Ventures. The Magazine will meet with local entrepreneurs and be introduced to the Haifa entrepreneurial ecosystem.
On Monday, June 26th 2017, HiCenter Ventures from Haifa will host a delegation of writers and videographers from TechCrunch, the world’s leading technology media outlet. The visit will begin with a brunch together with HiCenter’s portfolio companies, and will continue with local entrepreneurs from the entire northern region to deepen their knowledge of the ecosystem. The members of the delegation will also meet with the Haifa Entrepreneurial Forum, and will then go up to Technion, accompanied by their hosts from hiCenter, where they will be visiting innovation hubs on campus and witness the fruitful collaboration between the Haifa research institutes and the growing high-tech industry in the city. According to Yael Mittelman, CEO of HiCenter Ventures, “HiCenter sees great importance in TechCrunch’s visit, and views this as a vote of confidence in the high-tech initiatives in Haifa. There is no doubt that the city of Haifa has something to offer: high-tech oriented academic institutes, groundbreaking ventures and manpower infused with revolutionary ideas. The direct encounter with TechCrunch will enable fruitful dialogue between the parties and the exposure of the potential of the local start-up companies. ”
Following their visit in HiCenter, on June 28, TechCrunch will hold its annual TechCrunch Meetup & Pitch Off event in Tel Aviv with hundreds of participants, including Angel investors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and the TechCrunch editorial team.
About TechCrunch : TechCrunch is the largest and most respected technology new & media outlet in the world today with millions of readers every month. The website provides a special platform for news about new start-ups in various media fields. TechCrunch, founded on June 11, 2005, is a magazine dedicated to obsessively profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies. In addition to covering new companies, TechCrunch profiles existing companies that are making an impact (commercial and/or cultural) on the new web space.