Join ICON's established Silicon Valley community to empower your network and grow your business into the US.
ICON is accepting applications from Israeli Founders of tech startups
for SV101 Batch 11 to take place in Silicon Valley, January 2022
** Minimum $1M required to apply for the program
SV101 is a rare opportunity to get an exclusive view of the inner workings of Silicon Valley, meeting key figures who give their valuable insights into starting off with the right foot. Learn from their mistakes and triumphs while creating highly valuable ties. Our past 10 batches have gained unparalleled access and connections to top-tier investors, and leaders in the Silicon Valley ecosystem, along with being part of a unique community of our alums with relationships built to last.
The Application Process:
Submit your application by October 20, 2021. Increase your chances by submitting early, as we review the applications on a rolling basis. The later you apply the fewer spots remain for finalist day.
Selections for the finalist panel will be sent by November 1, 2021.
The 40 most promising startups will be invited to meet a panel of seasoned judges in Tel - Aviv to determine the final 10 to be a part of Batch 11.
We will notify you of the final decision personally via email by Novemeber 15, 2021.
The Alumni Communiy
The two-week program is only the beginning. of what has become a lifetime program for our alums.
After SV101, ICON continues the experience by:
Advising and making intros for as long and as often as our alumni startups need
Continuing to cultivate our alumni network with professional and social interactions, both in Israel and Silicon Valley
Once a year, the alumni get an opportunity to connect with founders from other batches and to discuss lessons learned, growth and professional future
Hosting events in Israel on a quarterly basis
Logistics and Program Content:
During the week, participants will take part in:
Group Talks & Workshops with ICON members and guests. (Past speakers include Ben Horowitz, Oren Zeev, Nir Zuk, Shlomi Ben - Haim
Sales and Marketing series, which include workshops and practices to help you build your sales organization
1:1 Office hours with Investors and Corporate executives in the Valley. (Past mentors included Noam Bardin, Jeff Epstein, Adam Nash, and many more)
At the end of each week, you will attend an Investor panel "Grill", a chance to receive straightforward feedback from top-tier investors in the valley
Each startup will receive at least two mentors from their verticals. The mentor’s role is to guide them through the program, to provide them with valuable feedback on their product and what they do while connecting them with relevant people in the Bay area.
If your startup is chosen, the Co-founder CEO, and up to two founders will be expected to be in Silicon Valley for the entire program.
The cost of the program is $1,500 per person. Each participant will be in charge of their own travel and lodging fees.
Or Tamir, Co-Founder & COO Explorium
We would definitely have done it, especially after SV101 which showed us the value this community has in helping us grow the company”
Tom Livne, Founder & CEO. Verbit
”ICON for me as a community that I am proud to be part of. It’s like your army unit, something that will stay with you for life”
Doron Nir, Founder & CEO. Stream Elements
”I cannot imagine a better partner on this journey than ICON. Their phenomenal network, connections, expertise, and support are everything an entrepreneur can wish for. I would gladly add them as investors to any venture I am involved with”
Rami Kirshblum, Co -Founder & CEO. Uniper
”Since joining ICON our life has changed completely. for Uniper there is life before ICON and after ICON ”