MassChallenge Israel

MassChallenge Israel connects the cutting-edge technologies of the Startup Nation to a global community of multinational businesses, innovators, philanthropists, and public sector stakeholders. 

MassChallenge Israel is the largest and most diverse no-equity accelerator in Israel. Since 2016, MassChallenge Israel has been proudly headquartered in the vibrant city of Jerusalem. Each year we accelerate between 40-50 companies, solving some of the world’s biggest problems through our core accelerator. In addition, we run a variety of stand-alone innovation programs throughout the year in collaboration with universities, hospitals and corporate partners supporting dozens of additional founders. 

MassChallenge Israel entrepreneurs have the ideas, and innovative technologies that will solve the global challenges of today towards a better future!

Applications are not yet open for 2023. In the meantime, we encourage you to create your MassChallenge profile to be notified when applications launch.

In the News | Program Benefits | Our Results | Partnerships


In the news:

  • MassChallenge Israel Announces 2022 Accelerator Program Cohort Read more >>
  • MassChallenge Israel 2022 selects 10 winning startups with great potential Read more >>

Program Benefits

  • Zero cost and zero equity taken
  • Over 100 hours of content sessions, workshops and events
  • Introductions to top mentors, corporate partners, and investors from around the world
  • Access to our shared office space at our prime location in Jerusalem
  • Engagement with MCIL corporate partners fostering collaborations
  • Small group peer-to-peer mentorship and relationship-building opportunities with MassChallenge Israel alumni
  • The opportunity to join an all-inclusive curated international business trip to Boston and New York at the end of the accelerator

Our Results


Startups accelerated


Active alumni


Active companies raised funds


Funding raised


Jobs created


Startups public via Tel Aviv Stock Exchange


Female founders


Israel companies located outside the center

About Our Industry Tracks

In addition to our core, industry-agnostic accelerator, MassChallenge Israel runs curated sector-specific tracks and initiatives to strengthen innovation across challenge areas and industries identified by our corporate and government partners. Some of these tracks are Global and run in coordination with sector-specific experts providing content and mentorship from our other MC locations.

Past Tracks have included verticals such as, Alternative Proteins, Nano Technology, EdTech and more. 

Check back for updates on tracks for our 2023 accelerator!


Get the latest news for MassChallenge Israel.

2021 Israel Finalist
Therapeutics (Pharma / Biotech)
2019 Israel Gold Winner
2018 Israel Diamond Winner
2018 Israel Diamond Winner

MassChallenge Israel Partners

MassChallenge Israel works with corporate leaders across the innovation continuum, to offer a range of industry/interest-specific solutions that are tailored to meet our partners’ innovation goals. Working with MassChallenge Israel allows our partners to build, grow, and evolve their corporate innovation practices and connect with high-quality startups across the Israeli ecosystem and around the world through the MassChallenge global network. 

Learn more about partnering with MassChallenge Israel here. 




Our mission is to equip bold entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change.