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Quantum SPARK.

Post-seed runway program towards POC

Our flagship 12-week program is an individually tailored journey for post-seed startups who wish to leap forward with their technology and product. The program is targeted towards a POC or beta-site process and builds a practical network of business ties with the help of businesses and executives of your target-markets. Participation is in exchange for a small equity stake in your company.

Industry 4.0

Industrial IoT
Cognitive Computing & AI
Cloud, Big-Data & Algorithms
Autonomous Robotics
OT Cyber Security
3D Printing
5G Control Systems
Smart Sensors
Smart Air Solutions
Factory AR & VR
Data Visualization
Smart Factory

Energy

Alternative & Renewable
Battery/Fuel Solutions
Public & Commercial EV Charging Infrastructure
Smart Materials
Micro and Smart Grids
Energy Storage
Smart Transmission
Big Data Distribution
Smart City: Energy and Safety

Logistics

Integrated Logistics
Optimized, Big-Data Logistics
Optimized Routing & Trucking
Smart Fleet Management
Driver Centric Solutions
Cargo Management
Social/Shared Shipping
Smart Supply Chain
Last-Mile Delivery

Mobility & Automotive

Routing Optimization
Point Travel Solutions
Smart Public Transportation
Intermodal Mobility
Connected Vehicles
Micro Mobility & Drones
Autonomous Vehicles
Shared Mobility
Vehicle Connections (V2X)
Human Safety
Air Purification

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Quantum SPARK

Work closely with your target clients

At Quantum SPARK, you will have significant exposure and hands-on experience with your target industry. Like other programs, SPARK also includes meetups, mentorship processes and workshops. But our unique value lies in our ability to connect you with your target industry - from a designated champion who holds a senior position in one of the corporate companies, to field tours and even a unique experience of working for 2 weeks with a hosting company - this program strives towards your product’s industry-fit and success.

HAVING THE INDUSTRY’S CHAMPIONS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Our Innovation Champions are a group of exceptional executives from various industries and companies. At the beginning of the program, you will be matched with a champion who will guide you through the introduction requirements and development of the POC process. Additional experts will join throughout the program to assist you with technology architecture, go-to-market strategy, product development, storytelling and more.

Mentor
Expert
Champion
Henri Koolen
Senior Vice President, VDL group
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Boaz Tzafrir
CEO, Maman Group
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Doron Lior
Managing Director, UTI
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Limor Or
CIO, Egged Taavura
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Ofir Cohen
CEO, Shmerling / Venta
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Keren Fanan
CRO, Gett
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Yaron Flint
Director, Israeli Operations, Co-Pace (Continental Innovation)
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Dr. Carsten Weiss
Vice President, Head of IVI Lab Hyundai Mobis Co. Ltd
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Shay Guttman
Head of Innovation, UPS Israel
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Gregory Baratoff
Vice President | Autonomous Vehicles System Development Center (AV), Hyundai Mobis Co. Ltd
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Guustaaf Savenije
Senior Vice President, VDL group CEO, VDL ETG
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Eran Levy
General Manager, Enel Innovation Hub, Enel
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Dror Dotan
Head of Innovation, Taavura-Livnat Group
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Aliza Tamir
CMO, OptimalPlus
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Koby Simana
Venture Investment Manager, Hyundai Cradle
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Menno Kleingeld
MD Digital & IT, VDL Group and MD VDL ETS
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Omri Green
Partner, Grove Ventures
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Lisa Cohen
Investment Director, Innogy innovation hub
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Shlomit Hacohen
CMO, Arbe Robotics
Mentor
Expert
Champion
David Almagor
Serial Entrepreneur
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Orlie Dahan
Executive Director, Ecomotion
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Alon Atsmon
Chairman, Cognata / Guardian
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Dana Koren
Director of Sales & Commercial Management, Bombardier
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Dr. Yael Parag
Vice Dean, School of Sustainability, IDC
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Gili Lichtman
Startup Business Development Manager, AWS
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Ben Shaham
Partner & CFO, Cotica
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Tammy Mahn
Managing Director, Verizon Ventures
Mentor
Expert
Champion
David Feldstein
Startups Solutions Architect, AWS
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Lee-Bath Nelson
VP Business, LEO Lane
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Han Rabinovich
Growth Strategist & Storyteller
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Adi Zamir
Innovation Expert
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Oded Lavie
VP Innovation & Biz Dev, Publicis
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Yael Elad
Operating Partner, Aleph VC
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Amir Rosentuler
Co-Chairman, Quantum Hub
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Ofer Affias
CTO & Co-founder, 3d Signals
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Liav Ben Rubi
VP Operations, Quantum Hub
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Yael Kochman
GM Programs, Quantum Hub
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Gali Bloch Liran
Startups Mentor & Entrepreneurs Performance Coach
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Eitan Naor
Managing Partner, IN Venture
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Itay Rand
Partner, Ofek VC
Mentor
Expert
Champion
Dr. Saul Reichman
Global Director, Innovation & Corporate Venturing, Maxion Wheels
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Quantum SPARK
main benefits

Meeting Point

An innovation hub that brings together over 200 industry companies

Hosting Company

A close interaction & exploration with a company from your target industry

POC Opportunity & Budget

$50K investment. Dedicated to your POC development

Individually Tailored Program

Each startup will have a unique roadmap tailored to fit your needs and situation

Your Designated Support Squad

A designated industry champion and a personal mentor from the industry will support your progress, backed by a team of senior domain experts

Graduation Day

A mutual event of the industry and startups, showcasing needs and solutions

Program Partners

Program Timeline

September 7 - December 1

Program Running

August 1 - August 25

Screening Interviews

December 2

Graduation Day

June 16 - July 15

Accepting Applications

June

August

September

December

FAQs

Is the program for equity?

Yes. We ask for 3% equity for participation in the program. 

How many startups are participating in the program?

5 startups will be chosen for the first batch of the SPARK program starting this September.

What is the difference between Champion, mentor and Expert?

Each startup will get a support squad to help them navigate the journey towards POC.
The champions are leading C level from the hosting companies that you would be the matched with, and accompany them throughout the program.
The Mentors are executives and entrepreneurs from the ecosystem that are experienced in the same industry as your startup.
The experts will assist you with hands-on workshops, technology architecture, go-to-market strategy, product development, storytelling and more.

What are the selection criterias?

We are looking for innovating and promising companies in our industries.
Early stage startups with a working product- at least in MVP or beta stage, dedicated team that is working full time in the company. Companies in different funding stages are welcome to apply, but the program aligns best with post-seed startups.

What is the commitment required from a startup?

In order to maximize the success of the program, accepted startups need to commit their best efforts to work with the program's team and partners and to participate in all relevant sessions as will be determined in the beginning of the program with each and every startup.

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