Join 4YFN in Tel Aviv and enjoy a full programme that will take you through the city, exploring the local tech ecosystem and also to various events to support startups by making vital business connections.



9:00 – 14:00 | Around Tel Aviv city


This year 4YFN takes the members of its “Tel Aviv experience” delegation to explore the cradle of the Israeli startup ecosystem, in the north of the Tel Aviv metropolitan during DLD Innovation Festival. As part of the tour we will visit leading innovation stakeholders, Rhodium, as well as the HAC Accelerator and the Amdocs-AT&T Foundry, who will share their experience and views about the Israeli tech space, and their unique approach to working with and helping startups.

14:00 – 16:00 | Tel Aviv Museum of Art


How can cities become beacons of democracy?
How can we create the cities of tomorrow?
What role does innovation play in helping cities plan their future?

17:00 – 18:30 | Venue TBC

4YFN features IMPACT Accelerator – Networking Event

4YFN brings you word of IMPACT Growth and IMPACT Connected Car: two new open accelerators, offering between 60,000€ to 250,000€ equity free funding and acceleration service to European startups. Startups and investors in verticals including Smart cities, Smart Content, Smart manufacturing, Smart agrifood and Connected car are invited to come have a drink, sit back and relax, while learning more about the opportunities offered to them by IMPACT Growth and IMPACT Connected Car.



9:00 – 18:00 | DLD Hatachana Compound

DLD Tel Aviv Digital Conference

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12:00 – 13:00 | 4YFN Lounge @ DLD

4YFN Investors + Startup Pitches

The Investors and the startups of the 4YFN delegation, will have the chance to pitch at the 4YFN Lounge stage. The investors will have 2 minutes to reverse pitch and explain what they are looking for in a startup. Afterwards, the startups will have 5 minutes to showcase their services and products to the investors, corporates and general audience. Come to discover the most innovative emerging companies and connect with them!


13:00 – 14:00 | 4YFN Lounge @ DLD

Barcelona Cocktail Reception

14:30 – 15:00 | 4YFN Lounge @ DLD

Workshop: Tech transfer fund to create value in the ecosystem

Juan Álvarez de Lara, CEO and Founder, Seed&Click

15:00 – 16:00 | 4YFN Lounge @ DLD

Workshop: Yes, equity free funding (AND ACCELERATION!) for startups is here, and it’s real

The IMPACT accelerator, named among the global top ten in Gust’s Global Accelerator Report 2016, invites startups and investors to discover two of its new acceleration programmes: IMPACT Growth and IMPACT Connected Car.

Come and hear from representatives of ISDI and 4YFN about how your startup can access up to 250k€ equity-free funding as well as a international network of renowned mentors and industry leaders, such as Danone, Ferrovial, MADE, Docomo Digital, PSA group and FIA.

Our workshop will also feature 2 Israeli startups that are part of the IMPACT programmes: FarmDog, an agritech startup selected for funding by IMPACT Growth, and Argus Cyber Security, a startup leading one of IMPACT Connected Car’s use cases.

This workshop is targeted at technology-based startups and their investors, in the following verticals: Smart cities, Smart content, Smart agrifood and Smart manufacturing.


  • Sebastian Muller (IMPACT Accelerator, ISDI)
  • Noaa Barak (4YFN, Mobile World Capital)
  • Yoram Berholtz (Argus Cyber Security)
  • Liron Brish (CEO, Farm Dog)

16:00 – 17:30 | 4YFN Lounge @ DLD

Mentoring Session

19:00 – 21:00 | Beit Kandinof, Old Jaffa

Delegation Dinner / Cocktail

4YFN invites you to network while enjoying a cocktail dinner at Beit Kandinoff in Old Jaffa: a bar-restaurant at the heart of Jaffa w2that showcases local artwork, rotating exhibitions, private art studios and runs classes in the arts.

21:00 – 00:00 | Rothschild Boulevard (Tel Aviv)

Urban Happening & Innovation Boulevard

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9:00 – 18:00 | DLD Hatachana Compound

DLD Tel Aviv Digital Conference

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10:45 – 11:30 | DLD Tel Aviv Digital Conference

Panel: The Future of Mobile is to stop calling it “mobile”

Is the mobile revolution over? How do you see the mobile in four years from now?


  • Fabrice Coquio, President, Interxion France
  • Luc Bretones, SVP Technocentre, Orange Vallee
  • Mariano de Beer, Chief Commercial Digital Officer, Telefónica

11:30 – 12:30 | 4YFN Lounge @ DLD

Barcelona Brunch Reception

13:30 – 14:30 | 4YFN Lounge @ DLD

Workshop DealMatrix: Better dealflow decisions through deeper insights

Are you an investor, corporate or event organizer? Join the session to get a taste of DealMatrix. A professional deal flow is essential to connect with the best innovators and innovations. Let us show you the DealMatrix platform – the state of the art solution for innovation scouting.
Our core product is DealMatrix SCREEN. Companies apply to your innovation portal using a structured questionnaire, you then evaluate and screen the information provided and make an informed decision. Additionally, we provide add-ons such as DealMatrix SCORE – a live scoring solution for events and workshops that allows a jury or the audience to vote with a mobile device in real time.
DealMatrix is the end-to-end solution for screening, scoring, reporting, data analytics, collaboration and benchmarking increasing efficiency, accuracy, comparability and transparency

DLD Hatachana Compound

Pitch the Press (registration required)

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16.00 – 18.00 | Building 4 @ DLD Hatachana Compound

Pick a Startup (registration required)

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18.15 – 20.00 | Hall A @ DLD Hatachana Compound

Garage Geeks – Meet the Leaders

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