The International Foodtech Center

AI & MEDIA

IN JERUSALEM

Revolutionary Center of Excellence

If Tel Aviv is the most fascinating city in Israel, Jerusalem will be the most fascinating city in the Middle East.

- Dr. Erel Margalit

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THE JERUSALEM ECOSYSTEM

INNOVATION

Strartegic Partners and Academia

The journey of Margalit Startup City started here in the city of Jerusalem. Together with our strategic partners from Israel and around the world, we have created opportunities for significant players to reach out and learn about the Israeli ecosystem. Leveraging the city’s strong AI, Media and Computer Vision skillset, Margalit Startup City Jerusalem brings together the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Bezalel Academy of Art, corporations such as Intel, Cisco, AXA and TESCO, the municipality, and the highly diverse human fabric, to identity leading opportunities and scale future market leaders.

JVP Portfolio Companies & Startups

The center in Jerusalem serves as a growth platform for dozens of companies, which JVP has invested in and built into category leaders, such as CyberArk, ThetaRay, AnyClip, Compira Labs, Vicarius and others. As part of the vision to turn Jerusalem into one of the world’s top high-tech ecosystems, we created the pillars for a strong infrastructure and provided a space for innovators to build their startups and companies. We are home to many startups, while also serving as an incubator for community leaders and a gateway for Jerusalem startups to connect to the U.S., Europe and Asia

Scaling Startups

JVP Play platform at Margalit Startup City Jerusalem, matches early and mid-stage startups with leading multinationals to address real market needs. Together with PepsiCo, Tesco, Barclays, Microsoft, Deloitte and additional partners, we work closely with the startups, creating a clear path to product and technology validation. The Play startups are exposed to the global market, premium clients, and potential business partnerships, as well as gain the ability to identify issues and meet market needs.

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Strartegic Partners and Academia

The journey of Margalit Startup City started here in the city of Jerusalem. Together with our strategic partners from Israel and around the world, we have created opportunities for significant players to reach out and learn about the Israeli ecosystem. Leveraging the city’s strong AI, Media and Computer Vision skillset, Margalit Startup City Jerusalem brings together the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Bezalel Academy of Art, corporations such as Intel, Cisco, AXA and TESCO, the municipality, and the highly diverse human fabric, to identity leading opportunities and scale future market leaders.

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JVP Portfolio Companies & Startups

The center in Jerusalem serves as a growth platform for dozens of companies, which JVP has invested in and built into category leaders, such as CyberArk, ThetaRay, AnyClip, Compira Labs, Vicarius and others. As part of the vision to turn Jerusalem into one of the world’s top high-tech ecosystems, we created the pillars for a strong infrastructure and provided a space for innovators to build their startups and companies. We are home to many startups, while also serving as an incubator for community leaders and a gateway for Jerusalem startups to connect to the U.S., Europe and Asia

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Scaling Startups

JVP Play platform at Margalit Startup City Jerusalem, matches early and mid-stage startups with leading multinationals to address real market needs. Together with PepsiCo, Tesco, Barclays, Microsoft, Deloitte and additional partners, we work closely with the startups, creating a clear path to product and technology validation. The Play startups are exposed to the global market, premium clients, and potential business partnerships, as well as gain the ability to identify issues and meet market needs.

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Artist Community

A community does not exist with culture. In a a complex city like Jerusalem, music and art heals wounds while serving as a bridge between people of different backgrounds. We established the Lab, a unique compound dedicated to local culture.

The Lab ultimately became Zappa, a music lab and nightclub that hosts top musicians and performers, and the Sadna Culinary Workshop, which utilizes Middle Eastern flavors to create innovative cuisine.
The space has become a vibrant urban center, bringing together different parts of the city to create a diverse ecosystem

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INERNATIONAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Located in the renovated Mint of the British Empire and the Historic Ottoman Storehouses next door, Margalit Startup City Jerusalem revitalizing the area surrounding the city’s historic train station. With a deep respect for the history of Jerusalem and its powerful legacy, Margalit Startup City Jerusalem is home for diverse groups of entrepreneurs, Jewish and Arab, immigrants, and ultra-Orthodox. Engineers, artists, storytellers and entrepreneurs meet to develop groundbreaking solutions and disruptive technologies.

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BAKEHILA

Founded in 2002 by Erel and Debbie Margalit, Bakehila is a nationally renowned educational non-profit that seeks to foster leadership, equal opportunity, and social mobility among elementary and high school students in Jewish and Arab communities.

Artist Community

A community does not exist with culture. In a a complex city like Jerusalem, music and art heals wounds while serving as a bridge between people of different backgrounds. We established the Lab, a unique compound dedicated to local culture.

The Lab ultimately became Zappa, a music lab and nightclub that hosts top musicians and performers, and the Sadna Culinary Workshop, which utilizes Middle Eastern flavors to create innovative cuisine.
The space has become a vibrant urban center, bringing together different parts of the city to create a diverse ecosystem

INERNATIONAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Located in the renovated Mint of the British Empire and the Historic Ottoman Storehouses next door, Margalit Startup City Jerusalem revitalizing the area surrounding the city’s historic train station. With a deep respect for the history of Jerusalem and its powerful legacy, Margalit Startup City Jerusalem is home for diverse groups of entrepreneurs, Jewish and Arab, immigrants, and ultra-Orthodox. Engineers, artists, storytellers and entrepreneurs meet to develop groundbreaking solutions and disruptive technologies.

BAKEHILA

Founded in 2002 by Erel and Debbie Margalit, Bakehila is a nationally renowned educational non-profit that seeks to foster leadership, equal opportunity, and social mobility among elementary and high school students in Jewish and Arab communities.

JERUSALEM

JERUSALEM
AI & MEDIA
CENTER

The Margalit Startup City in Jerusalem was our first center of excellence, located in an historic complex known as “The Mint,” which served as a currency printing house and storage for official documents during the British Mandate period.

With over 200 dynamic entrepreneurs in the Business, Social and Cultural enterprises, our center houses start-ups, VC fund JVP, early stage initiative- JVP Play, Our Crowd incubator- Labs/02, the performing arts hub – “Zappa Jerusalem in The Lab,” the social profit organization Bakehila, as well as a restaurant and a nightclub.

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Companies

STRATEGIC
PARTNERS

We are creating new chapters in the story of IsraeIi high-tech. Together with our partners, we are joining forces to create the next revolution in foodtech.

BAKEHILA:
FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS

Empowering The Next Generation of Israeli Entrepreneurs

Founded in 2002 by Erel and Debbie Margalit, Bakehila’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty in underprivileged communities by promoting social and educational advancement of youth.

Today, Bakehila is cultivating the next crop of Israel’s leaders and entrepreneurs. By combining economic development with social change, we invite people from different backgrounds to be part of our community and the next generation of Israel’s innovation society.

ARTIST AND SMALL BUSINESS COMMUNITY

At our center, we partner with top musicians and performers at Zappa, a music lab and nightclub. We also partner with the Sadna Culinary Workshop, which utilizes the flavors of the Middle East to create complex and innovative cuisine.

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STARTUP COMMUNITY

At our center, we are home to more than seventeen startups dedicated to media and AI, while serving as an incubator for community leaders and a gateway for Jerusalem startups to connect to the U.S., Europe and Asia. Meet some of our portfolio companies.

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UNIVERSITY STUDENTS COMMUNITY

We partner with the vibrant academic ecosystem of the city, with innovators who graduate from Hebrew University, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, the Ultra-Orthodox academic institutions and entrepreneurs from East Jerusalem academic institutions.

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OUR
PLACE

The Story Behind the Properties

The Margalit Startup City in Jerusalem was our first center of excellence, located in an historic complex known as “The Mint,” which served as a currency printing house and storage for official documents during the British Mandate period.

The compound is part of Jerusalem’s Old Railway Station. Margalit Startup City Jerusalem is a focal point for technological creativity and entrepreneurship, an engine for the growth of a unique ecosystem in the city, with deep connections to Jerusalem’s leading academic institutions, and the hi-tech industry in the city.

Real State

Our centers are strategically located in the heart of each city and connect to the region’s strengths. They provide places to gather, collaborate, and connect to dream of innovative solutions.

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IN THE NEWS

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PARTNER

Whether you are tech, social or cultural entrepreneur, an investor, academic researcher or multinational company, Margalit Startup City will help you turn your ideas into the next big thing.

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