June 23, 2016 | Arbe Robotics, a drone startup using radar to avoid drone collisions, took first place among the ten Israeli startups competing at the first ever TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-off in Tel Aviv last night. Second place went to 6over6 Vision, a digital response to vision care, and Fieldin, an IoT software service company that optimizes integrated pest management in orchards, groves and vineyards. placed third. The first place winner, Arbe, will get a table at the TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Alley in London this December, along with two tickets to the Disrupt conference. Second place 6over6 gets two tickets to the event, and Fieldin will get one. More than 900 people attended the event, which included talks by Israel’s former Prime Minister and President, Shimon Peres; leading entrepreneurs of Israelis startups; and leading Israeli VCs. The other Israeli startups competing in the pitch-off were: ChippedIn, Eco-Fusion, Fido, Fitfully, Insert, Lip, and Mego. The event was sponsored by Israel’s leading technology banking group Leumi Tech, and Blonde 2.0, an award-winning global PR agency based out of Tel Aviv.