The FORD Innovation Center will support a startup accelerator for graduates of the IDF's 8200 Intelligence Unit.
Women2Women was founded to promote women and advance women to key positions in the Israeli economy, and has thus far led five classes of their mentorship program.
"When it comes to the field of R&D, which is the spearhead of Israeli hi-tech, female representation is still low."
Called Hybrid, the program promotes various Arab-led startups from an early stage all the way to becoming independent and international hi-tech companies.
Exists of Israeli cybersecurity firms have become somewhat of a norm in recent years. Last February alone, the Israeli-founded cybersecurity firm ForeScout was acquired for a staggering NIS 1.9 B.
Remote work, fake news and the education system are just a few key issues participants were asked to face in a hackathon to deal with coronavirus challenges.
The meetings presented new startups, among them one that deals with preventing automatic face recognition.
Zafrir said he was concerned that technology and network administrators “will lose confidence in the network."
Spread across the country, the online soldiers of Unit 8200 are on the front line of Israel’s cyber wars 24/7, 365 days a year to identify possible threats and effectively neutralize them.
A dozen women, along with seven start-up founders, to speed-date with US investors.