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LINK.IL: Linking Israeli Startups to Relevant Startup Professionals


LINK.IL is a new program launched by EFI (Entrepreneurship Forum of Israel), in collaboration with Mark Cohen, the Justin Potter Professor of American Competitive Enterprise, Emeritus, at Vanderbilt University. This program will provide comprehensive guidance to Israeli startups at every stage of their journey.


  • LINK.IL offer personalized consulting with expert US advisors who will mentor you weekly for 50 minutes over a period determined by both parties.

  • LINK.IL volunteer mentors are seasoned business experts across various industries, including MedTech, consumer products, FinTech, cybersecurity, Agri-Food, the defense industry, software, and AI. Their expertise spans entrepreneurship, marketing, strategy, finance, venture capital, business development, and legal affairs. If you require expertise outside of this scope, we will make every effort to find an advisor with the appropriate skill set.

  • Your confidential information is safe with us! We will sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) if needed before you share any confidential details.

  • This invaluable service is offered at no cost as part of our efforts to support the Israeli startup ecosystem and help promising startups thrive. To apply for the program, submit your application. 

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