Change the way we message!

Rosetta Venture Challenge

Israeli Innovation Ecosystem

Postponed to September 2021

Have you ever thought about functionalities that instant messaging services like Whatsapp should have but they don't? This is the oportunity to raise those ideas and make them real, apply now to Telefónica Rosetta Venture Challenge.

Atobe
Fresh Fund
Made in JLM
Startup Nation Central
Azrieli
ASPER-HUJI Innovate
FUTURE by HIT
HIT Holon Institute of Technology
Lev-Tech - Innovation Center - Lev Academic Center

A total prize of

6.500€

Best idea will receive a prize of € 3,800 (15,000 NIS) and second best idea of € 2,500 (10,000 NIS).

Both ideas will have the opportunity to join Telefónicas acceleration program and transform their idea into a startup.

What is Rosetta?

Rosetta is a platform that aggregates conversations from multiple messaging services such as Whatsapp, Telegram or SMS in a single channel.

It's open APIs allow you to build new features and functionalities easily and applicable to all messaging services.

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What are we looking for?

Innovative and differential ideas around messaging services

People or teams with a strong will to transform those ideas into successful startups

Commitment, motivation and interest on learning about the instant messaging technology

What is Rosetta?

Rosetta is a platform that aggregates conversations from multiple messaging services such as Whatsapp, Telegram or SMS in a single channel.

It's open APIs allow you to build new features and functionalities easily and applicable to all messaging services.

See video

What are we looking for?

Innovative and differential ideas around messaging services

People or teams with a strong will to transform those ideas into successful startups

Commitment, motivation and interest on learning about the instant messaging technology

How do we select the winners?

The winners will be chosen by a committee of experts. Proyect phases:

1

Open Call

6 weeks call open to the Israeli Innovation Ecosystem with the objective of sourcing ideas that improve or even disrupt current messaging services.

2

Immersion stage

4 weeks supporting the 10 selected teams with the preparation of the business plan including getting to know all team members and providing tailored support with the technical requirements (no coding required in this phase).

3

Acceleration period

The best 10 ideas will be selected for a second phase where all participants will be required to develop a business plan from their idea. This implies getting a deeper knowledge of the technology behind Rosetta platform. Making a solid research of the problem and validating that the product they are trying to build really solves it. Getting a better understanding of the market, its size and the potential behind it. Knowing who the competitors will be and finally developing the commercial strategy that will guarantee the success of the project.

4

Investment committee

Up to 3 teams (winners of the challenge) will receive a 4 month acceleration program by Jerusalem Tech and Telefónica with the objective of supporting teams transform their ideas into startups.

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