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Microsoft Accelerator is hosting Yazamiyot!

Microsoft Accelerator is Hosting Yazamiyot for a Special Pitch Contest and is Inviting Yazamiyot Members to Register to Class #2 of the Program!

We are honored to present our members with this exciting opportunity:

Yazamiyot members - register to Microsoft accelerator, a dedicated and exclusive event, and win an amazing prize from Microsoft!

Our contest: in the next few weeks you'll be able to submit a five minute pitch of your start-up and win a chance to be selected as a finalist in the Yazamiyot contest.

Five Yazamiyot will be chosen as finalists and will become candidates for the prestigious Microsoft accelerator and will have the chance to win a prize from Microsoft! The five companies will present at the event and will be exposed to investors and potential partners.

The event will take place on:

October 22nd, at 17:00

Venue: Microsoft ILDC - Think Next Academy

Shenkar 13, Building No.6, Floor L1, Herzeliyya Pituach

On the agenda:
Presentation of the finalists
Guest speaker
networking
announcement of the winner

Yazamiyot please RSVP as soon as possible

Application deadline: October 15th
Please send applications to:  [masked]

Application must include : a one page description of the venture, half a page on the team and half a page on the company’s goals in terms of raising money.

In addition, we urge our members to register to the accelerator program individually and take advantage of this great opportunity!

About the Program
The Microsoft accelerator for Windows Azure is a 4-months program aimed at helping out early stage startups doing big things in Cloud, Internet, and mobile.
Microsoft will provide the best workspace, top mentors, and all the tools you will need to create the most successful startup. Read more about it here.
Don't miss out on this amazing experience!

The accelerator is located in Microsoft's R&D center in Herzliya Pituach, the heart of "Start-Up Nation", which will provide maximum visibility for Angel investors and VCs.



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  • Ruthy K.

    Everyone, thank you so much for the warm words and the great feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you all. It was all of you who made the event so energetic and successful. Thanks for coming. And congratulations to Gili Golander who won FIRST PLACE with Bazaart, and to Orly Fuhrman who SECOND PLACE with Lingua.ly.
    See all of you at the next event.

    1 · October 25, 2012

  • Gili

    Hilla, Ruthie and all the wonderful women (and a handful of men) whom I met at the Yazamiyot event - I am in deep awe of the sistership and inspiration that I found this Monday. So proud to be a part of it! Thank you for having me and thanks to Microsoft for the hospitality, the chance to apply to the accelerator and for, of course, the neat phone :-)

    October 24, 2012

  • Hilla Ovil B.

    All five companies were excellent!

    but the winner that recieved a microsoft phone, will be nominated for the accerator and recieve extensive PR by the microsoft team is iGili Golander, a co-founder and fashion director at Bazaart, a startup company which is reinventing fashion catalogs on tablets (www.bazaart.me). Gili loves fashion and design and is always after new aesthetics. She graduated from Ben-Gurion University with a M.Sc. in Human Factors Engineering with a focus on fashion and trends in web design, and has a BA in Computer Science and Management from Tel-Aviv University. She then worked in the high-tech industry as a developer and UX expert. In addition, she has been blogging about fashion since 2009, studied fashion and styling, and worked as a fashion editor and journalist at Megafon - a first independent Israeli online newspaper. Oh, and she is also a proud mom of 3 kids!

    well done!!!!!! what a true ispiration

    1 · October 24, 2012

  • Liat M.

    A great event, great to meet all these inspiring woman.

    October 24, 2012

  • Orly F.

    Dear Hilla, Ruthy, and Ornit! thanks for a truly inspiring evening and thanks to the Microsoft accelerator for hosting. It was great hearing everyone's stories and getting feedback about 'Lingua.ly'. Looking forward to the next event!

    October 23, 2012

  • Hilla Ovil B.

    The winner is Gili Golander, a co-founder and fashion director at Bazaart, a startup company which is reinventing fashion catalogs on tablets (www.bazaart.me). Gili loves fashion and design and is always after new aesthetics. She graduated from Ben-Gurion University with a M.Sc. in Human Factors Engineering with a focus on fashion and trends in web design, and has a BA in Computer Science and Management from Tel-Aviv University. She then worked in the high-tech industry as a developer and UX expert. In addition, she has been blogging about fashion since 2009, studied fashion and styling, and worked as a fashion editor and journalist at Megafon - a first independent Israeli online newspaper. Oh, and she is also a proud mom of 3 kids!
    The winner is Gili Golander, a co-founder and fashion director at Bazaart, a startup company which is reinventing fashion catalogs on tablets (www.bazaart.me). Gili loves fashion and design and is always after new aesthetics. She graduated from Ben-Gurion University with a M.Sc. i

    October 23, 2012

  • ayelet g.

    Dear Yazamiot, it was lovely meeting all of you and hearing your thoughts about LibriWise, looking forward to many more successful meetings such as the one we just attended. Hilla, Ruthy & Ornit you did a brilliant job! kudos!!!

    October 23, 2012

  • niva

    It was very nice to know that there are so many women involved in start-ups (and still, not enough), very interesting to learn about the ideas behind some of the ventures, and a wonderful atmosphere... :)

    October 23, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    FANTASTIC!!! Hilla knows how to organize such events. She is supportive, empowering and most professional.

    October 23, 2012

  • Michal M.

    great event, well organized and inspiring

    October 23, 2012

  • Ruthy K.

    Hey, anyone going from the Ramay Hachayal / Lechi Steet area? Would appreciate a ride. thanks!

    October 22, 2012

  • Susie K.

    hi, anyone going from TA i can catch a ride with? Susie

    October 16, 2012

    • Sharon J.

      sure you can join with pleasure

      1 · October 21, 2012

    • Nava O.

      Hi, Thank you so much. How can I get in touch with you to coordinate. My phone # is 052-3876800. Nava

      October 21, 2012

  • Hilla Ovil B.

    please note the exact location in the building:
    Microsoft Terrace
    13 Shenkar St. Hertzalia Pituach.
    (go up in the stairs between Fresh and building number 5. And turn right)

    October 21, 2012

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