Formerly the 8200 Social Program

Accelerating ventures that tackle social or environmental challenges through advanced technology

Who We Are

Founded by 8200 alumni in 2013, 8200 IMPACT is the first acceleration program in Israel for impact-tech startups, that aim to solve significant social or environmental problems through advanced technology, for the benefit of society and economy both locally and globally . This program was launched in order to harness the human capital of 8200 alumni for the benefit of society.

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The Program
Our Value Proposition
The selected 10-12 startups receive a 5-month acceleration program filled with workshops and meetings with successful entrepreneurs, top-tier professionals and prominent investors.

Our Startup Showcase
The program concludes with our exceptional Startup Showcase event. Our entrepreneurs get the unique opportunity to pitch in front of hundreds of prominent investors.
Our terms
Entrepreneurs do NOT need to be 8200 alumni in order to apply! In addition, as a non-profit program, we do NOT take equity nor claim ownership of our ventures' Intellectual Property.
What We Offer
Connection to the 8200 alumni network
Professional office hours
Over 70 leading mentors
Exposure to strategic partners
Access to funding
Link to post acceleration programs
Our Team
Working with top notch mentors who have enormous knowledge and expertise as senior directors, entrepreneurs or investors.
Our entrepreneurs get the opportunity to work with top-notch mentors, who are entrepreneurs and/or have significant roles in successful companies and social impact companies. The mentors are an invaluable source of guidance and assistance. Most entrepreneurs continue working with the mentors after the cycle ends, and many mentors take part in the advisory board of the companies.
Amir Nathan
Ana Lipnik Levy
Amnon Rabinovitz
Ayelet Hashachar Baram
Dalit Heldenberg
Daniel Gamsu
Dana Sender-Mulla
Daniella Armoni
Gabi Weiss
Guy Malchi
Hilla Shema-hiner
Mark Segal
Oded Volovitz
Oded Wachsman
Oliver Mitchell
Ori Goshen
Shlomo Mirvis
Tal Peleg-Shulman
Tamir Meiri
Udi Salant
Yossi Pik
Yael Kwiat Livne
Yahav Levy
Dalia Silberstein
Rony Ross
Michal Michaeli
Eli Hurvitz
Ravit Warsha Dor
Tzvia Gitlin Troyna
Dorit Slinger
Eli Bentata
Ofir Azury
Tal Sarig Avraham
Lee Sahar
Tzvia Gitlin Troyna
Shiri Carmielli
Natali Isashar
David Kosmin
Ofir Azuri
Savion Bar Sever
Shai Tirosh
Our Alumni
See All Startups

Entrepreneurs participating in the program are provided with free sessions supplied by entrepreneurs, professionals, and investors. These sessions are dedicated to the specific challenges, covering a wide range of fields such as: UX / UI, marketing, funding, legal issues of the start-up, Financials and Business advice, pitching skills, product and market fit etc.

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Michael Rubinstein

Founder & CEO Helpers NGO

“Thanks to 8200 Impact, from being a rabbi I became a better entrepreneur. The program, mentors and personal accompaniment created all the conditions for me to grow on a personal level and at the company level, to be able to quickly and effectively find the right path to the next level. Not just dreaming but building the dream and seeing results. Highly recommended to any entrepreneur who dreams of changing the world, 8200 Impact will help you realize it.“

Tomer Levy

Founder & CEO at Sign Now

“Thank you 8200 impact! For the global network, personal mentoring, excellent lectures, and ,ore than all - to the great leading team and inspiring entrepreneurs.“

Miri Berger

Co-Founder & CEO, 6Degrees

“Through this amazing program, we met entrepreneurs and mentors that are a driving force to our company's growth.“

Danny Weissberg

Founder & CEO, Voiceitt

“8200 Impact brought us amazing strategic value and we are still getting value on a daily basis.“

Or Retzkin

Co-Founder & CEO, EyeControl

“Thanks to the 8200 network, we received our first investment and were able to establish our company.“

Tomer Shor

Co-Founder & CEO, TuneFork

"8200 impact is not just an amazing accelerator, it is the one of best networks for social impact startups. We are using this network and connections almost every day, and it's one of the main reasons we've got to the stage we are at."

Max Simonovsky

Co-Founder & CEO, Soapy

"8200 Impact is probably the best door opening platform we have experienced, in Israel and globally."

Jon Rathauser

Co-Founder & CEO, Keheala

"8200 Impact has provided Keheala a tremendous network of expert mentors that continue to support and engage in our success long after the program. In fact, the resources and benefit have continued long after Demo Day."

Adi Zamir

CEO, Pink Of View

"The program ends after 5 months, but the affiliation and connection continues. I warmly recommend to anyone who has an initiative and wants to accelerate it to join 8200 Impact."

Sari Maril

Co-Founder, BrainTalk

“8200 Impact was truly a turning point for our company. We could not have come this far without the valuable knowledge and connections the program gave us.“

From the Press
8200 Impact is launching an Accessibility, diversity and inclusion program

The 8200 Impact acceleration program, in collaboration with the Social Banking Division at Bank Hapoalim, is launching the Social Inclusion program for early-stage startups in the fields of accessibility, diversity, and inclusion for the first time in Israel.

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October 1, 2023
Israeli startups invited to join EU disabled mobility program

The 8200 Alumni Association and Tel Aviv's CityZone are leading the search for relevant startups in Israel.

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March 13, 2023
8200 Impact in Collaboration with Bank HaPoalim

Every year, technological startups participate in the demo day event of 8200Impcat, showcasing solutions in the fields of accessibility, climate, energy, and healthcare.

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April 20, 2023

Sigalit Mutzafi, RadGreen - Creating a safer and healthier work environment

“Raising money is probably more challenging. There is a need to prove your ability and professional knowledge to gain trust within the first moments of conversation," she said.

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The bracelet that allows people with disabilities to use a smartphone and a computer

The startup 6Degrees, founded by the couple Aryeh Katz and Miri Berger, has developed a wearable bracelet that automatically connects to any digital device such as a smartphone and computer, and allows people with hand disabilities to operate it.

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Eye Control's innovative device is included in the health basket

The wearable personal communication device gives a voice to locked-in patients, using audio feedback and eye gestures and allowing immediate and around-the-clock communication

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