Innovation Nation: Secrets from the Israeli Start Up Scene

The Idea Center at Miami Dade College and Tel Aviv University will join forces in linking together two successful startup ecosystems. Learn from one of the top tech and startup ecosystems in the world — Israel. Oren Simanian, founder of StarTAU, the Tel Aviv University Entrepreneurship Center, will discuss best practices in innovation in Israel as well as provide practical, hands-on skills and knowledge used by successful Israeli startups.

Oren Simanian
StarTAU, Tel Aviv University Entrepreneurship Center

Oren is the Founder @ StarTAU, Tel Aviv University entrepreneurship center, as a key person in the start-up ecosystem he assists entrepreneurs to take it to the next level. Oren has designed tailor-made programs to support many sectrs to become entrepreneurial. He has one of the strongest track records in the Israeli seed ventures industry.



Celebrating Miami Entrepreneurs – A Growth Driver

Celebrating Miami Entrepreneurs – A Growth Driver

The city is well known globally for its celebratory spirit, its real estate and entertainment industries, and its beautiful beaches and warm weather among other things. However, the majority of Miami, and the country, is unaware of the vast startup activity taking place at every corner or even the fact that it recently ranked #2 in startup activity. People outside of the startup ecosystem are not exposed to the stories of success and failures of our local entrepreneurs. How can we fix this? First, let’s examine the 4 elements needed for Miami’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to thrive.


Miami – Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition & Mixer



Miami – Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition & Mixer

July 30th, 2015

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

WeWork – Miami

350 Lincoln Rd. Miami, FL 33139 United States


About Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition & Tour – Tech Cocktail (a Tech.Co production) is touring the world hosting regional startup showcase events and conducting online startup competitions, where we let our live audiences and online readers pick their favorite startups to find the world’s most innovative startups. The tour supports the startup journey by providing resources, connections, and community.  Winners will get the chance to compete in Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition at Celebrate 2015. In short, the 10 month Celebrate 2015 Startup of the Year Competition and Startup Tour produced by Tech.Co & Tech Cocktail is a search for the best startup in the world.

What to expect?

  • Startups showcasing their company, expo-style for easy networking
  • Have inspiring conversations with founders: ask about their  OKRs, APIs, CTOs, or find your new favorite app or local service!
  • Connect with the tech thought-leaders, doers, and builders in your community

How to get involved? – Apply to be a showcasing startup through the link below. Participating startups receive recognition at the event, a demo table, and exposure on

Startups Apply Now

How to support the startups in my community? – Vote for your favorite startup once they’ve been announced, tweet about the event, show up in person to engage these hardworking founders, and consider sponsoring an event to integrate your brand! At a Tech Cocktail event, the networking opportunity is just one of the benefits that goes along with coming out to support startups. Be prepared to find your next employee, mentor, investor, or cofounder!

If you have a consumer electronics startup… we want to hear from you!
Our partner, CEA, is looking for the world’s hottest “CE” startup. They’ll be at our Semifinals Competition to award the best CE startup a special prize package, including airfare, lodging, complimentary booth space, and tickets to International CES 2016. So apply today!