StartupEast is a one-of-a-kind platform leading Israeli startups into the Asian markets
Creating a new Asian ecosystem led by both Israeli & Asian spirit where startups can quickly grow into unicorns
We are acting simultaneously as both a venture fund and as an Israeli-pan-Asian go-to-market incubator
Sustainable business model With “on the ground” operation in Israel, China and the rest of Asia
Founder of the international incubator program at Tel Aviv University, ranked as one of the top academic incubators in the world. Captain (in res.) at 8200 - the Israeli Intelligence Elite Unit. Occasional startups adviser in the fields of fundraising, bizdev and storytelling.
Founder and CEO of inHalo Hong-Kong, the 1st halotherapy center in Asia. Alumni of 8200 - the Israeli Intelligence Elite Unit. MA in Eastern Studies from Tel Aviv University. 15+ years of experience in startups, training and research across Asia.
Partner at BVL ventures. Former VP Client Business Executive for SingTel Group at Amdocs. MBA from INSEAD and BSc from the Technion. 8200 IDF unit graduate
Lihi Bar On
East Asian Studies representative at the Student Association of Tel Aviv University. Studied in at Renmin University and participated in the Chinese Bridge competition during the year of 2016.
Arieh Bar Zeev
Lieutenant Colonel (in Reserves) in the Israeli Air Forces. Former CEO at MTI Computers (AIM: MWE). A serial entrepreneur and angel investor in the fields of medical devices, data mining and video analytics.
Management Consultant in the health care sector. Former associate at SingTel Innov8 Israel branch. PhD from the National Univ. of Singapore. Co-run the Youth Entrepreneurship Alliance in Singapore.
Co-founder of a few startups in Taiwan, with exepreince in social good projects across Africa. BA in Finance from National Chengchi University.
Chairman of The Aspac Group, the leading media agency in the Philippines (acquired by Dentsu Aegis). Vast experience as an investor, entrepreneur and executive. Former co-founder and President at Mediaforce Vizeum, Managing Partner at Rebublika Worldwide, and Retail Business Executive at Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corportation.
Founding Wolf Communications in 1992. Under his management it became the first PR agency in Israel affiliated with a global PR firm (as been appointed the official representative of Hong Kong Trade Development Council). Roni earned his degree at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Dr. Lily Chan
Chief Executive Officer of NUS Enterprise at the National University of Singapore. Priviously Dr Chan held the position of Managing Director, Investments of Bio*One Capital Pte Ltd. She brings with her more than 20 years of biomedical industry experiences, from initiating start-ups, venture investments to active Board involvements in many biotech companies. Dr Chan also holds two US patents -- for HIV1/HIV2 viral detection kit and method as well as for dengue virus peptides and methods.
Tehila Levi Lahti
Mrs. Levi-Lati is the director of ZAG/JunZeJun Cooperation. She managed the Israeli practice at the offices of ZAG/JunZeJun in Shanghai from 2007 – 2010 and now coordinates the legal services provided to Israeli clients in China as well as legal services provided to Chinese clients in Israel. Mrs. Levi-Lati lectures before various forums on the business and legal aspects of doing business in China.
Kentaro Sakakibara is the founder and CEO of Samurai House (2008), a Japanese VC who has invested in more than 70 companies and also hold a base in Israel. His venture supporting career began in 2000 at VOYAGE GROUP, formerly Axiv.com. Prior he was also responsible for marketing strategies for a telecommunication company and a beverage company.
Danny has over ten years experience in the fields of Software development and BD, focusing on global high-tech markets. Prior to joining Incentive Danny worked for various software companies and was an entrepreneur and investor in the Software and Clean-Tech spaces with more than 10 angel investments. Danny holds an MBA from Duke University in North Carolina, a BA in Computer Science and an MA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University.
Amos Talmor has helped companies such as Kenshoo, Saguna Networks, Covertix to reach business breakthroughs. He is an investor and serial entrepreneur with many years of experience in leading innovative technology start-ups and managing strategic deals, partnerships, turnarounds, spin-outs, fund raising.