MassChallenge Israel, one of the largest accelerators in the world founded in Jerusalem in 2015, has announced the 10 outstanding startups selected for the venture’s third class, which ended in Jerusalem last week.
Five hundred and twenty-five startups applied for the accelerator’s third class, with one-third of the candidates representing over 30 countries outside of Israel, including India, Africa, and the US.
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This 10 startups chosen to be part of MassChallenge 2018 will join an international, all-inclusive curated business trip to Boston and New York at the end of the accelerator and be part of the international stage of the competition. The prize also includes four months of free office space in the heart of Jerusalem.
The companies are:
Air Doctor – a Jerusalem-based startup to connect travelers with doctors, which has developed a one-stop app to book appointments and pay directly.
Genetika+ – a Tel Aviv-based firm that has developed a personalized medical test to treat depression in an efficient manner by finding the best drug treatment.
MonitHer – the Jerusalem-based startup that has created a handheld device for early diagnosis of breast cancer using monthly ultrasound monitoring recently won $360,000 at the WeWork Creator Awards in Jerusalem in June.
Flatspace – a Tel Aviv-based, AI-powered service that can create virtual reality models out of floor plans.
MyPart – the Jerusalem-based company has created an art crowdsourcing created a platform that promotes and facilitates collaboration between industry leaders, visual artists, poets, performing artists, musicians, animators, songwriters, video artists, and graphic designers.
RouteValet – the Jerusalem-based route planner gives out the best transportation routes combining public and private transportation.
Ziroh Labs – the Bangalore, India-based computer company offers cloud Internet services that is more safe and better for the environment.
Qubeicon – the Rishon Letzion-based company is developing a chip that can use for battery in a mobile device or wearable health monitoring device.
Solutum – the Tel Aviv-based startup is developing an eco-friendly replacement for plastic.
ThinkZone – the India-based impact venture has made an educational toolkit for students in kindergartens and elementary schools for less wealthy areas in India.