The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Israel: Transforming an idea to a business
December 3rd – 19th
Cooperation: The Visegrad Fund and the Economic and European Divisions, Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MFA)
About the Course
This course was a pilot course that was organized as the result of the cooperation between the Visegrad Fund and the Economic and European Divisions (MFA). MASHAV- MCTC, as experts in promoting and developing innovation programs, were chosen to organize and facilitate this unique program for early stage entrepreneurs. The aim of this course was to address main topics in the journey of early stage entrepreneurs, from different verticals and topics, and to create a platform that will improve their networking skills and enhance mutual learning. In addition, the training was designed to deepen the relationship of the group with the Israeli eco-system and inspire them to be proactive in their local ecosystems. The course was successful and evaluated as useful by participants. Aims This seminar will provide participants with skills and knowledge on how to build a platform that supports entrepreneurs, and will give practical tools on how to develop an ecosystem and building a community.
The Course is designed for women and men alike, early stage entrepreneurs, managers of accelerators and other entrepreneurial support programs, as well as those working in governmental institutions and SME support agencies, private sector support systems for entrepreneurs and NGOs dealing with small business support and development. Candidates should hold an academic degree in related disciplines, and have at least five years of professional work experience in related fields. A full command of English is required.