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Pre Event Workshops
22/05 - 10:30 - 14:30 Web Development Workshop @ Google Campus
26/05 - 17:30 - 21:30 iOS Development Workshop @ Wework Hertzliya
29/05 - 10:30 - 14:30 Android Development Workshop @ Google Campus
02/06 - 17:30 - 21:30 UI/UX Workshop @ Wework Hertzliya
Friday, June 12
9:00am - 10:30am Participation Check-In and Breakfast
Arrive at the venue no later than 10:30am to receive your badge and shirt. This is the time to finalize your teams!
11:00am - 12:30pm Hackathon Kickoff
Opening ceremony, introducing rules, prizes and sponsors. Keynote speakers: Lior Zoref and Guy Schory!
12:30 Hacking Begins! May the Odds Be Ever In Your Favor!
Beginning the 27-hour marathon of developing
13:30pm - 16:00pm Lunch
Lunch – Chicken drums, rice, steam vegetable, Salad and fruit.
18:30pm - 21:00pm Dinner
Supper – Schnitzel, French fries, green beans, Salad and fruit
1:00am Surprise #1!
Saturday, June 13
3:00am Surprise #2!
7:00am - 9:00am Breakfast
Breakfast – Sandwich, Soft drink and fruits.
10:00am - 11:00pm Workshop: How to Launch on Product Hunt + Other Platforms
Presented by Ben Lang - Tricks / tips on launching your project and getting it out there.
11:00am - 12:00pm Workshop: Creating the winning pitch!
Presented by Anat Amir
12:30pm - 14:30pm Lunch!
Lunch – Burger, French fries, bun and pickles, Salad and fruit.
3:00pm Hacking Stops! Take your hands off the keyboards!
You must stop developing, and will now have 30min to prepare your pitches for the Hunger Games round of judging.
3:30pm Round 1 of Judging Begins!
Each team will have several judges stop at their location, and will pitch their product to them. The top 8 teams will move on to the Shark Tank round!
6:00pm - 8:00pm Final Pitches Begin and Winners are Announced!
The closing ceremony, including final pitches and prizes. Exciting!!
Guy Schory | Head of Corporate Strategic Initiatives @ eBay Inc.
Guy Schory is responsible for identifying and driving strategic initiatives for eBay Inc. globally. His focus includes leading end-to-end initiatives addressing the company’s top priorities and bringing external innovation into the company through the establishment of new R&D centers, acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and startup programs.
Previously, Guy served as the Head of Product for RedLaser, a leading mobile shopping and product search platform managed as an independent unit within eBay. In this position, he helped grow RedLaser's user base to over 12 million downloads and to frequently rank among the Top 100 applications in the App Store. RedLaser has been featured as a leading shopping app by the New York Times, Oprah Winfrey, USA Today, PC Magazine, and others.
Prior to RedLaser, he held a managerial position in eBay’s Corporate Strategy group, focused on M&A and strategic partnerships. Guy started his eBay career in 2006, where he was responsible for managing eBay's industry-leading Internet Marketing platforms.
Lior Zoref | Crowd Wisdom Researcher
He recently published book is called Mindsharing – The Art of Crowdsourcing Everything. He gave the first ever crowdsourced TED talk at TED 2012 in Long Beach, California.
Lior holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in computer science from the Technion and currently is a PhD candidate at Bar-Ilan University. He worked for fourteen years at Microsoft where his last role was Vice President of Marketing for Consumer and Online Services.
Judges - "Shark Tank" Round
Dov Moran - Groove Ventures
inventor and investor, the inventor of the DiskOnKey.
Anat Amir - IoT Creative Lab
GM of the IoT Creative Lab.
Prof. Yossi Matias - Google
Vice President, Engineering @ Google.
Enon Landenberg - SFBI
Founder Dreamer & Doer at sFBI
Gil Ben Artzi - Upwest Labs
Co-Founder @ UpwestLabs
Dror Berman - Innovation Endeavors
Managing Partner at Innovation Endeavors
Ron Gura - Aleph VC
Entrepreneur In Residence at Aleph VC
Prof. Orit Hazzan - Technion
Department of Education in Science and Technology - Technion.
Guy Grimland - Intel
Intel Israel spokesperson.