ABOUT SCALE-UP

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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OUR TEAM

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Maty Zwaig

CEO

Maty Zwaig

CEO

As CEO Maty brings her vast experience in digital technologies and management to Scale Up Velocity. Before joining Scale-Up, Maty was the VP of Digital & Technologies at Ness. There she led the company’s Digital and R&D division, managing a unit of over 200 employees on large-scale projects. Maty arrived at Ness after eight years at IBM where she managed the Software and Infrastructure Development Groups. Maty holds a B.Sc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University. Maty serves in the IDF reserves as a lieutenant colonel. During her active service she led the intelligence corps R&D units.
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Anat Greemland

VP Strategy

Anat Greemland

VP Strategy

Anat is the VP of Strategy at Scale-Up Velocity. She oversees the company’s strategy, policy and data research. She also leads Scale Up’s ADVA program. Before joining Scale-Up, Anat was Head of Legal in the Claims Division of Harel Insurance and Finance, where she led complex legal and strategic aspects of the division. Prior to this, she was a senior associate at S. Horowitz & Co, one of Israel’s leading law firms, where she led litigation proceedings and represented international as well as local private and public entities on commercial disputes. Anat is a social entrepreneur and has led several country-wide educational projects in Israel. Anat holds an LLB, LLM and BA in Management from Tel Aviv University.
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Roni Giloh

Programs Manager

Roni Giloh

Programs Manager

Roni leads Scale Up Velocity's human capital programs where she is focused on integrating diverse talent into Israel's hi-tech industry. She brings to the role her experience in the employment process and the development of successful training programs. Before joining Scale-Up, Roni was a macro analyst at Start Up Nation Central, where she specialized in ecosystem research and the human capital workforce. Prior to this Roni worked as business consultant analyst at Rotem Strategy. Roni holds her BA in Business, Sociology and Anthropology and an MBA from Tel Aviv University were she was selected for the Honors Program.
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Eli Gur

Senior Technology Advisor

Eli Gur

Senior Technology Advisor

As senior technology advisor, Eli brings his vast experience and know how to Scale Up’s activities. He works closely with the hi-tech sector and ensures that all programs meet the true needs of the industry. Eli is an experienced serial entrepreneur and CTO, having co-founded Corrsight (an algorithm based fintech advisory), FlowInspect (network solutions), Silver Kite and Mobix (a wireless solutions company, which was sold to Backweb). He has also held senior R&D and development positions at Axxana Ltd. Eli served in the IDF as part of the prestigious Talpiyot technology unit. Eli holds his M.Sc Cum Laude from Bar Ilan University and a BA in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.
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Hadar Ben-Dor Bivas

Placement Manager

Hadar Ben-Dor

Placement Manager

Hadar leads Scale-Up Velocity’s placement activities. She works closely with top companies in Israel’s high-tech industry in order to secure opportunities for Scale Up’s human capital programs graduates. To her role, Hadar brings extensive HR and recruitment experience including understanding the needs of the high-tech industry, matching appropriate candidates as well interview preparation. Before Scale-Up Hadar worked in human resources for Taldor IT Solutions group where she gained experience in technology recruitments. She also worked for HR Adika, the leading fashion e-commerce retailer. Hadar holds her BA in Psychology and Communications from the Open University of Israel.

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