What is DLD?
The DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival is a global gathering of innovators and entrepreneurs from around the world, held throughout Tel Aviv in mid-September. The Festival is comprised of a long list of events, conferences, meet-ups, mingles and gatherings, all focusing on different sides of digital, technological, social, and urban innovation.
Festival Schedule 2015
TLV Visit ProgrammeDay 1:
•Meeting with experienced mentors and advisors
•Exposure to experts and professionals from a multitude of industries
•Meeting multinationals and M&A representatives
•A chance to pitch top angel investors and venture capitalists
•A visit to the Cities Summit Conference, showcasing innovation in cities
•Access to Europe’s top tech conference brand -Tel Aviv DLD Conference
•Participation in Open Startup event across the city: Tel Aviv Startups open their doors to the public and share their secrets
•Touring Israel: A visit to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea
Why Tel Aviv?
Tel Aviv is the business capital of Israel and a leading innovation hub with a local ecosystem of world class tech talents, dozens of leading multinationals and hundreds of tech star startups. The city was named Europe’s leading tech hub by the Wall Street Journal and ranked by Startup Genome as the 2nd best place in the world to open a startup!
The Start-Up Nation
Israel is home to eight million people, including immigrants from over 130 countries around the world. Yet, despite being such a tiny country and just 65 years old, Israel has become a global hub for art, culture, science, technology, and, of course, innovation.
Second only to the United States, Israel has generated more startup companies than than large, industrial nations like Japan, China, India, Korea, Canada, France, Germany and the UK.
In addition, Israel has, per capita,attracted over twice as much venture capital investment as the US and 30 times more than all the members of the European Union combined.