City of Haifa Launches Digital Health Complex Set Up by Venture Capitalist Erel Margalit
The 11,840-square-foot complex is set to house a startup accelerator, a venture capital fund, a student accelerator, workspaces for entrepreneurs, and a public event hall
Hagar Ravet | 18:29 11.03.2018
The northern Israeli city of Haifa is launching a new digital health complex in downtown Haifa, Mayor Yona Yahav announced during the complex’s inauguration ceremony on Sunday. Stretching over 1,100 square meters (approximately 11,840 square feet), the Haifa complex is part of a wider plan dubbed Israel Initiative ii2020, led by former lawmaker Erel Margalit, who is the founder and chairman of venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), and Brad Bloom, a managing director U.S.-based priavte equity firm Berkshire Partners LC.
For daily updates, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here.Scheduled to open in January 2019, the Haifa complex will operate in collaboration with Haifa’s Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, the University of Haifa, and Rambam Hospital. The complex is set to house a startup accelerator, a venture capital fund focused on investments in local companies, a student accelerator, workspaces for entrepreneurs, and a public event hall.
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