We created a Home
for your Idea
HandZone is an Applicable Entrepreneurship Program aimed to connects academic and entrepreneurial entities, in order to create Go-to-Market ventures.
The six-month program, created for early-stage ventures (from idea to design).
Each round gives the opportunity to 5 selected startups to reach from Ideation to MVP.
The program will include hands-on education, along with mentorship sessions and key business partners to support the selected teams
First, we will connect the Israeli cutting edge technology with extraordinary design abilities to the health, wellness, and sports industries, that are seeking disruption.
We believe that well-designed products combined with relevant advanced technology, with change the why people consume wellness & health.
What’s in it for you?
Accompanying and training by our academic staff from various faculties & departments to ensure a broad development infrastructure and vast knowledge.
Working with experienced entrepreneurs who will go with you hand in hand through the unknown journey.
1:1 Mentoring will make your dream achievable.
Access to relevant business partners and companies that will help create quality networking.
Meetings with experts in the areas of strategy, marketing, user experience, regulation, and recruitment to make sure you take everything into consideration.
learning by doing, which allows you to acquire practical experience and deep water from the very first moment.
“Eventually everything connects – people, ideas, object. The quality of the connection is the key to quality per se.”
We believe in connections.
If creativity is about thinking in new ways, making new connections and coming up with innovative solutions to problems, we believe that teamwork and the collective genius of a group that is more than the sum of its parts. That’s the way to create applicable innovation.
That is why in HandZone is all about Connections:
bond between HIT students-alumnus's- academic personnel; faculties (engineering & Design); Israeli Industry & HIT academy.
At the end of the six months program, the teams will be required to present the products they developed on a unique demonstration day to an exclusive community of investors, academic partners and business people who have the ability and desire to promote the developed product.
That we want to nurture
Students, graduates, faculty members and private entrepreneurs.
Owners have a record in commitment to accelerated work within the program and their future customers.
That the success of their partners is importan. as their own success.
Confident in their ability to adapt and adopt a new reality in a short time.
Who know and can work, lead and bring real change in the team.
Who’s their head is up in the sky, but always leave one practical and purposeful foot on the ground.
Whose have a burning passion for an idea that can change the world.
we are interested in developing
In this round, we will focus on the development of ideas in the following fields:
Wellness, Health & Sport.
Which are in the preliminary pre-design stage.
Which provides a response to a real need and that behind them stands research based on real needs.
Which can combine a beautifully designed physical product with advanced hi-end technology.
Ability to become a basic product (MVP) in a short time.
מחזור ראשון של תכנית ההאצה HandZone הסתיים ב 27.01.2020 באירוע Demo Day חגיגי בו הציגו ששת הצוותים שנטלו חלק בתכנית את המיזמים אל מול 70 משקיעים ואנשי מפתח רלוונטיים בתעשייה.
ששת המיזמים של המחזור הראשון:
Acron הפתרון הבטיחותי לנסיעה ברכבי ה – Micro-Mobility בעיר- קסדה חכמה הנכנסת לכיס.
ANICCA המוצר המביא אות המשתמשים לרגיעה והסדרת הנשימה בשגרת העמוסה של החיים.
EATSY סדרת גאדג'טים למטבח המאפשרת לבשל ביד אחת בלבד.
MY DAY אפליקציה המאפשרת לאנשים החווים ירידה קוגניטיבית לשמור על עצמאות ביומיום.
SUPER SET סדרת רהיטים המאפשרת האימונים בבית ללא צורך לפנות מקום נוסף.
WOOOPY החישוק החכם שמאפשר לבצע אימון ספורטיבי אפקטיבי תוך בילוי עם חברים.