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Welcome to Dan Launchpad

Tailoring Ventures for Success

An ultra-individual approach.
Extraordinary attention.
An out-of-the-box program.

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We craft an individual growth plan for each participating startup, tailored with the exact ingredients and support through their unique entrepreneurial journey.

We're here to help you maximize your venture's potential.

​We're a Venture
Enhancement Program.

Dan Launchpad is powered by Tel Aviv University.

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Building Ventures,
Beyond Acceleration

  • 💰 Grant
    A one-time grant of $10,000 awaits each selected startup entered into the program.
  • 0️⃣ Equity
    Zero: we don’t ask for anything more than your commitment to fulfilling your venture’s potential.
  • 🧠 True 1:1
    The enhancement process includes a significant amount of 1:1 time with our team and your Development Board to focus on your venture.
  • 📊 Individual Growth Plan
    No two startups are the same - that’s why we design a program especially for you.
  • 🤝 Professional mentorship
    Our team handpicks experts to support your journey and help you establish unique partnerships for growth.
  • 🧩 Ecosystem
    One of the advantages of joining Dan Launchpad is the diverse and interconnected network we possess across the tech ecosystem. Our #1 priority is getting your venture known and facilitated.
  • 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Interns
    Our team is attentive to your needs and can offer interns across a variety of fields to support your development.
  • 🛠️ Practical Tools
    We provide all necessary tools & resources to help you develop the skills and knowledge for success.
  • 💻 Office space
    We offer a quiet workspace to focus on your venture’s growth.

Are You Ready For This?

The Dan Launchpad program accepts innovative ventures of all industry domains year-round according to the following criteria:

Startup

The venture must, at least, have a BETA product

One co-founder must be a TAU student or graduate

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funding

Venture has raised less than $200k in equity

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BetterPulse

BetterPulse is resolving the plant-based, supply chain resiliency crisis with an adaptable and vertically integrated protein isolate to sustainably feed the world no matter the extremity.

B2B, BioTech

Seeking $1.5M

Journeyz

Journeyz is the B2B Personalization Platform to maximize revenue by optimizing product adoption,
at scale.

B2B, AI: SAAS

Seeking $2M

Wide Therapy

Wide Therapy is an easy and safe-to-use platform for children with special needs to achieve substantial, everyday change.

B2B, B2C

Seeking $3M

MNDL Bio

MNDL Bio is a synthetic biology startup with the mission to reduce the production cost and the R&D cycles of Food and Biotech applications through advanced computational platforms that optimize gene expression.

B2B, BioTech, SAAS

Seeking $2M

TRULUX

TruLux is the premier AI-driven authentication and traceability solution for luxury items, leveraging advanced multimodal sensing to distinguish genuine products and
track them throughout their life cycle, ensuring trust and integrity in the luxury market.

B2B, B2C, Retail, AI: SAAS

Seeking $1.5M

GreenDays (GADI)

GADI is a cutting-edge, AI-based chat interface, that helps solar PV owners manage their energy and maximize their revenue.

B2B, B2C, AI: SAAS

Seeking $2M

Our 

current 

 ventures

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A Team of Experts

Founders are accompanied by a select group of seasoned mentors

Dana Heller
Dana Heller

Dana Heller

Chief Economist in Stealth Mode (Moojo chain Ltd.)

Hilla Ovil-Brenner
Hilla Ovil-Brenner

Hilla Ovil-Brenner

CEO, Yazamiyot

Michal Roll
Michal Roll

Michal Roll

Owner, Independent, PhD, MBA, Midormedical

Sharon Gazit
Sharon Gazit

Sharon Gazit

Partner, Fischer (FBC & Co.)

Doron Simhi
Doron Simhi

Doron Simhi

CEO - Founder / Independent Advisor

Ilanit Kabessa
Ilanit Kabessa

Ilanit Kabessa

Managing Partner, URIKA Partners

Nimrod Cohen
Nimrod Cohen

Nimrod Cohen

Managing Partner, TAU Ventures

Eva Hubsman
Eva Hubsman

Eva Hubsman

Partner & CFO, Israel Secondary Fund

Jackie Goren
Jackie Goren

Jackie Goren

Director | Head of Soafer Global MBA

Ram Yonish
Ram Yonish

Ram Yonish

General Manager Israel - VP Alliances & M&A EMEA, Contrast Security

Eyal Bar-Zvi
Eyal Bar-Zvi

Eyal Bar-Zvi

Partner, Head of Transfer Pricing and High-Tech partner @Herzog | Palsar Ventures

Jos Neuhaus
Jos Neuhaus

Jos Neuhaus

Independent consultant

Ran Bar-Sella
Ran Bar-Sella

Ran Bar-Sella

GM, Intrapreneur, CTO, Innovation Architect Technology Leader. Gentex Technologies

Gil Shai
Gil Shai

Gil Shai

Venture Partner - Climate, Meron Capital

Liron Langer
Liron Langer

Liron Langer

CIO, Nielsen Innovate

Ran Matoki
Ran Matoki

Ran Matoki

Owner & CEO, Matoki Strategic Finance Ltd.

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Nice to Meet You Too!

We are the Dan Launchpad Team.

We really want you to succeed.

Head of Program

Prof. Moshe Zviran

Moshe
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Community Manager

Chloe Baranes

Chloe Baranes
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Executive Director

Eyal Benjamin (PhD)

Dr. Eyal Benjamin
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VP Business Operations

Michal Vaya

Michal Vaya
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Chairman

Dan Holzmann

Dan Holzmann
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Venture Integration Lead

Erez Gavish

Erez Gavish
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