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Special Announcement Due to the State of War

The team, judges, and supporters are profoundly shocked and saddened by the tragic events and loss of life on October 7th. Due to the ongoing conflict, the Atlas event is rescheduled for May 15, 2024. Candidacy submissions are open until March 31, 2024, at midnight.


The Atlas Award

The Atlas Award is given annually, since 2016, to Israeli start-up companies that create technology, an idea, or a product of exceptional value, in Israel and around the world. The purpose of the Atlas Award is to raise public awareness of the aspiration for innovation, boundary breaking, and prosperity, and to express appreciation for the leading start-up companies in Israel. As part of the project, leaders of groundbreaking companies in the high-tech and entrepreneurship sectors, both locally and globally, gather at a celebratory and intimate event held at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. At the event, the Atlas Award is given to the Israeli start-up that has shown exceptional achievements in the past year, as chosen by a professional judging team.

The 2023-24 Atlas Award winners will be announced in these categories:

  • Healthcare and Life Sciences (HCLS)
  • AI and Deep Learning Tools (AIDL)
  • Industry 4.0 – Industrial Innovation (IND4)
  • Transportation and Micro-Mobility (TRMM)
  • Personal and Civil security & Defense (PECSD)


Candidacy submissions are open until March 31, 2024, at midnight.

Registration of companies and selection of candidates to advance to the next stage.

Semi-Finals on May 5, 2024 

At this stage, the Finalists are named. These companies are then evaluated, and invited to appear before the jury panel.

Final Competition: 

Companies are selected to compete in different categories for the Finals, followed by the selecting of the overall winner.

The Atlas Award Ceremony: May 15, 2024

Submission of candidacy for Atlas 2023



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The Atlas Award Committee 2023

Moshik Kovarsky Founder of Valor and Alpha Vee Ltd 2023 Chairman
Sharon Shacham. Ph.D., M.B.A Co-founder and managing partner at E44 Ventures
Gil Hod Financial expert , Innovation mentor Board member in public companies
Monika Rozalska-Lilo Senior Startup Business Developer Amazon Web Services
Jeff Polak President and Executive Director of the David & Janet Polak Foundation Managing Director of Polak Investors
Robin Dow CEO of Dow Group
Dr. Michal Vakrat Wolkin Director, GM Ventures General Motors
Inbal Shenfeld Strategic partnership papaya global and angel investor
Yoni Greifman Investment Director, Intel Capital
Anat Avni-Papo Head of Operations at
Shai Beilis Leader of Technology Ventures Formula Ventures Ltd
Tal Dori Chief Executive Officer IBI Capital Ltd
Shimon Eckhouse Ph.D. Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board at Alon-Medtech Ventures

The winners of Atlas Awards

Finalists and award winners for 2022

Finalists and award winners for 2019

Finalists and award winners for 2018

Finalists and award winners for 2017

Finalists and award winners for 2016

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