Scale-Up Velocity develops high-end impactful initiatives and solutions for Israeli high-tech’s human capital challenges. We partner with leading high-tech companies, academic and training institutions, government agencies, non-profits and philanthropies to build programs and models that increase and improve the supply of talents to Israel’s tech sector. Our initiatives range from practical, hands-on coding bootcamps geared towards talent from untapped communities, to drafting policy recommendations for government agencies and senior decision makers looking to tackle the shortage in human capital within Israel’s tech sector.
Scale-Up Velocity is closely affiliated with Start-Up Nation Central, an independent non-profit working to build bridges to Israeli innovation and strengthen Israel’s innovation ecosystem.
WHAT WE DO
Excellenteam is a 4-month bootcamp aimed towards the integration of Arab and Haredi women computer science graduates into Israel’s high-tech industry. The program provides in-depth technical training based on projects in computer vision, machine learning, text processing, data visualization and optimization that are designed and run by leading high-tech industry partners. Placement rates for 2019 was 88% in core R&D teams.
Industry board includes: Mobileye, Google, Ex-Libris, 40 Nuggets, Lightricks and J.P. Morgan.
Adva is a 2-year vocational computer science program for female ultra-orthodox seminary students designed in partnership with leading high-tech companies and academic institutions. The program focuses on core mathematical skills, advanced Python and C++ training and projects, as well as ongoing mentoring and preparation for the high-tech recruiting process. The first cohort will graduate in July 2020.
Industry board includes : Mobileye, IBM, Google.
Women of the Future is a series of events that aim to expose talented women to the range of academic programs and professional paths within Israel’s high-tech sector. Each event hosts young women and leading industry role models sharing their experience and tips for future career paths as well as one-to-one career consulting sessions with Career Development Center at Tel Aviv University.
Profession for Life is a 3-month coding bootcamp for discharged IDF soldiers from underprivileged backgrounds, interested in pursuing technology-oriented careers. The program is run in close collaboration with the IDF, and provides carefully selected participants programming courses, hackathons and lectures from industry leaders, with a focus on Full-stack programming.
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