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Bridging the Israeli and

Silicon Valley tech ecosystems


About ICON

ICON— is a Silicon Valley-based non-profit organization with a prominent community of VC partners, corporate executives, and Israeli tech veterans.

ICON's mission is to assist Israeli entrepreneurs in penetrating the US market. Through its programs and events, ICON offers Israeli founders mentorship, access to funding networks, and invaluable insights into Silicon Valley.

ICON is also home to SV101, a prestigious two-week program providing Israeli founders with unparalleled insights into Silicon Valley.

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We put the right people together, and let them make the magic happen

The best way to find answers is to ask good questions

**I'm an Israeli founder coming to Silicon Valley to meet investors, can you help me?**


While we don’t make direct connections to investors, we provide our members with a supportive community and environment. We host intimate, member-only events to facilitate connections between entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate executives, leaving the networking up to you. Additionally, we offer a shared working space with 24/7 access, including reservable meeting rooms. If your visit coincides with one of our events, you're welcome to register and attend.



**Can I pitch you my startup/idea?**


The ICON team does not conduct 1:1 meetings with startups. Instead, we offer various programs, including office hours with investors, successful entrepreneurs, and corporate executives, providing an excellent opportunity to pitch and receive feedback on your startup.



**What’s your added value? Why can't I meet these investors myself?**


Meeting investors without an introduction or a trusted referral is incredibly challenging. ICON’s community includes a wide range of investors whom you can meet through our programs and events, such as 1:1 office hours, talks, and fireside chats.



**Do you require a membership fee?**


No. ICON membership is free of charge.



**Why was my membership denied?**


ICON membership is exclusively for Israeli founders of technology startups, investors (VC partners or prominent angels), and corporate executives (typically director level and above).



**Do you invest in startups?**


No. As a non-profit, we do not invest in startups, nor do we take equity or fees for any of our programs.

It takes a village

The ICON team

Valley Road

The ICON space

3921 Fabian way, Palo Alto



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