Coller $1,000,000 Startup Competition

May 16, 2017

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The Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University is proud to announce the inaugural Coller $1,000,000 Startup Competition. Leveraging the generous and ongoing support of Mr. Jeremy Coller, on May 16th, 2017, teams composed of Tel Aviv University students and alumni will compete for an investment of $100,000 in front of an audience of investors, entrepreneurs, students and family. The goal of the competition is to encourage students at TAU to promote their million dollar startup.   




Determine your Eligibility

To enter this competition, a team must:

  1. Have at least one member who is currently enrolled or has graduated from Tel Aviv University within the past five years.
    1. TAU member must own at least 10% of the firm if the team has already incorporated a firm.
    2. TAU member must own the idea if the team has not incorporated a firm.
  2. Have a working prototype (e.g. Alpha, MVP, Demo, Mockup).
  3. Have a maximum of $25,000 in external funding (e.g., grant, investors, etc.).
  4. Have a maximum of $25,000 in revenues.

Full rules can be found here. Submit your application by April 22.




Information Session

Click on the picture below to view the general information session which took place on March 2.




How can I find teammates?

Don't have a team yet? Not sure of your idea? 
​If you are creative, inspired and motivated, come and meet potential teammates on the 

Coller $1,000,000 Startup Competition Facebook group
Multidisciplinary teams are highly encouraged, so start networking!




Email Updates

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About Jeremy Coller

Jeremy Coller is CEO and founder of Coller Capital, one of the largest global firms in the secondary private equity market. He is a committed philanthropist and supporter of worldwide teaching and research in entrepreneurship and innovation, including at TAU where he founded the Coller Institute of Venture in 2013. Based on his financial acumen in the private equity market, Financial News named him “Personality of the Decade” in Europe. He was also voted one of the most influential people in his line of business in each of the past four years. 

In a milestone for Tel Aviv University, the Faculty of Management has been newly dedicated as the Coller School of Management, thanks to a substantial gift from UK investment wizard and TAU Honorary Doctor Jeremy Coller. The gift is expected to take the School to the next level in management research and teaching and to catapult it to the very top among academic providers of management education in venture, innovation, and entrepreneurship.



For questions or more information, please contact Avigayil Stein.​


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