Gurgaon: Two women start-up founders have won a national competition to represent India at the Start Tel Aviv 2016 to be held in Israel from September 25-29 this year, the Israeli embassy in Gurgaon said on Friday.
XLPAT Lab co-founder Komal Talwar and Advenio's Mausumi Acharyya will join start-up founders from 22 other countries for the annual event organised to help promising early-stage start-ups to meet and establish relationships with potential customers, partners and high-profile industry leaders.
Announcing the two winners from the five finalists, Israel's Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon said start-ups constitute one of the pillars in further strengthening India-Israel relations.
"Start Tel Aviv 2016 is special because it focuses on women entrepreneurs," he said.
Ms Talwar's XLPAT boasts of patent and technology coverage of over 120 countries which allows users thorough and exhaustive patent searches within minutes and also generate claim charts.
"It will be great to connect with other entrepreneurs in Israel known for its technological innovations," said Ms Talwar on winning the competition.
Focussing in the field of computer aided diagnosis, Advenio is developing a software to analyse hundreds of medical images to help doctors arrive at quick decisions about a medical problems.
"Start Tel Aviv will provide us a platform to explore technical partnerships and networking," Ms Acharyya told IANS on the sidelines of the event.
Start Tel Aviv is a global annual event organised by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tel Aviv Municipality.
For the fourth edition of the event this year, participants from 23 countries will convene in Tel Aviv, I to take part in an intense, five-day start-up experience.
They will join local Israeli entrepreneurs and participate in lectures, workshops and meetings with leading Israeli and international investors and professionals.