8200 IMPACT

Formerly the 8200 Social Program

Accelerating ventures that solve social problems through technology

Who We Are

8200 is the elite IDF Signal Intelligence and Cybersecurity unit.

Founded by 8200 alumni in 2013, 8200 IMPACT is the first acceleration program in Israel for social technology (social impact) startups, that aim to solve significant social problems through technology in a wide spectrum of fields. This non-profit program was launched in order to harness the human capital of 8200 alumni for the benefit of society.

Partners

Our partners are members of our advisory board and are dedicated to the success of our program and entrepreneurs. They participate in the screening process of the applicants and use their network to provide business connections and opportunities for them. They provide professional content in workshop sessions, as well as individual “office-hours”, where our entrepreneurs can consult with them.

Meet Our Partners
What We Offer
Connection to the 8200 alumni network
Professional office hours
Over 70 leading mentors
Exposure to strategic partners
Access to funding
Shared office space
Supporters

Entrepreneurs participating in the program are provided with free office hours supplied by entrepreneurs, professionals, and investors. These sessions are dedicated to the specific challenges, covering a wide range of fields such as: UX / UI, marketing, funding, legal issues of the start-up, Financials and Business advice, pitching skills, product and market fit etc.

From the Press
More Than an Exit
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The Marker

8200 IMPACT shows the world how you can use the money to do good.

8200 IMPACT Are Combining Tech and Society

App accessibility, Agriculture business arena, Hygiene stations in 3rd world countries and more.

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PC אנשים ומחשבים
8200 IMPACT is The 1st Social Acceleration Program in Israel

Alumni of elite IDF cyber-security unit '8200' create org. promoting social change through tech.

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i24NEWS
The Marker
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“Keheala, OKO, eggXYt, AmplioSpeech and EasyWay will compete and showcase their impact in different categories.”

PC אנשים ומחשבים
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“8200 impact accelerator integrates techology with social causes.”

i24NEWS
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״Alumni of elite IDF cyber-security unit '8200' create org. promoting social change through tech״

The Jerusalem Post
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"Five Israeli Startups Competing For Global Innovation Award."

Maariv online
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“Adi Zamir, CEO of Pink Of View talks about critical decisions for startups.”

Ynet
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"Ziv Shilon's startup, 6Degrees, wins an international competition."

Adi Zamir, Pink Of View CEO Talks About Critical Decisions.

“I saw brilliant startups fail because they made one wrong decision."

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Maariv Online
Ziv Shilon's Startup Wins an International Competition
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Ynet

6Degrees unique bracelet took the 1st place out of 72 candidates in Copenhagen.

Five Israeli Startups Competing For Global Innovation Award
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The Jerusalem Post

Keheala, OKO, eggXYt, AmplioSpeech and EasyWay will showcase their impact in different categories.

The Program
Our Value Proposition
The selected 10-12 startups receive a 5-month acceleration program filled with workshops and meetings with successful entrepreneurs, top-tier professionals and prominent investors.

Our Startup Showcase
The program concludes with our exceptional Startup Showcase event. Our entrepreneurs get the unique opportunity to pitch in front of hundreds of prominent investors.
Our terms
Entrepreneurs do NOT need to be 8200 alumni in order to apply! In addition, as a non-profit program, we do NOT take equity nor claim ownership of our ventures' Intellectual Property.
Mentors
Our entrepreneurs get the opportunity to work with top-notch mentors, who are entrepreneurs and/or have significant roles in successful companies and social impact companies. The mentors are an invaluable source of guidance and assistance. Most entrepreneurs continue working with the mentors after the cycle ends, and many mentors take part in the advisory board of the companies.
Mentors
Our entrepreneurs get the opportunity to work with top-notch mentors, who are entrepreneurs and/or have significant roles in successful companies and social impact companies. The mentors are an invaluable source of guidance and assistance. Most entrepreneurs continue working with the mentors after the cycle ends, and many mentors take part in the advisory board of the companies.
Amir Nathan
Ana Lipnik Levy
Amnon Rabinovitz
Ayelet Hashachar Baram
Dalit Heldenberg
Daniel Gamsu
Dana Sender-Mulla
Daniella Armoni
Gabi Weiss
Guy Malchi
Hilla Shema-hiner
Mark Segal
Oded Volovitz
Oded Wachsman
Oliver Mitchell
Ori Goshen
Shlomo Mirvis
Tal Peleg-Shulman
Tamir Meiri
Udi Salant
Yossi Pik
Yael Kwiat Livne
Yahav Levy
Dalia Silberstein
Rony Ross
Michal Michaeli
Eli Hurvitz
Ravit Warsha Dor
Tzvia Gitlin Troyna
Dorit Slinger
Eli Bentata
Ofir Azury
Tal Sarig Avraham
Lee Sahar
Tzvia Gitlin Troyna
Shiri Carmielli
Natali Isashar
David Kosmin
Ofir Azuri
Savion Bar Sever
Shai Tirosh
Our Team
8200 IMPACT team Member
Neta-Li Meiri
Managing Director
8200 IMPACT team Member
Clil Uliel
COO
8200 IMPACT team Member
Uria Lin
Founder & Board Member
8200 IMPACT team Member
Guy Katsovich
Founder & Board Member
8200 IMPACT team Member
Iris Eidelsztein
Director of the Mentors Program
8200 IMPACT team Member
Tania Styrt
Director of the Mentors Program
8200 IMPACT team Member
Moshe Zvili
Digital Media Leader
8200 IMPACT team Member
Bat Hoter Yishay
Social Media Manager
8200 IMPACT team Member
Roie Moshiashvil
Project Manager
Testimonials

Miri Berger

Co-Founder & CEO, 6Degrees

“Through this amazing program, we met entrepreneurs and mentors that are a driving force to our company's growth.“

Danny Weissberg

Founder & CEO, Voiceitt

“8200 Impact brought us amazing strategic value and we are still getting value on a daily basis.“

Or Retzkin

Co-Founder & CEO, EyeControl

“Thanks to the 8200 network, we received our first investment and were able to establish our company.“

Tomer Shor

Co-Founder & CEO, TuneFork

"8200 impact is not just an amazing accelerator, it is the one of best networks for social impact startups. We are using this network and connections almost every day, and it's one of the main reasons we've got to the stage we are at."

Max Simonovsky

Co-Founder & CEO, Soapy

"8200 Impact is probably the best door opening platform we have experienced, in Israel and globally."

Jon Rathauser

Co-Founder & CEO, Keheala

"8200 Impact has provided Keheala a tremendous network of expert mentors that continue to support and engage in our success long after the program. In fact, the resources and benefit have continued long after Demo Day."

Adi Zamir

CEO, Pink Of View

"The program ends after 5 months, but the affiliation and connection continues. I warmly recommend to anyone who has an initiative and wants to accelerate it to join 8200 Impact."

Sari Maril

Co-Founder, BrainTalk

“8200 Impact was truly a turning point for our company. We could not have come this far without the valuable knowledge and connections the program gave us.“

Our Alumni
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