BRAINSOLE WINS 2ND PLACE IN MAKEATHON GO COMPETITION
September 24, 2016
On Friday-Saturday September 23-24th, 2016, the city of Nazareth embraced the 5th annual Makeathon - an exciting celebration of technology and innovation , bringing together passionate talents, techies, geeks, freaks, ideators, engineers, developers, makers, designers, graduates and students, seniors and juniors, Arabs and Jews, from all regions in the country. ِOver 140 participants (28 teams) came together to compete and develop amazing solutions and products solving real life-issues and answering real human needs!
In an average of 5 minutes each, the 12 finalist-teams at the Makeathon presented their amazing solutions to a honorable judging panel and an audience of approximately 250 people, including top notch professionals, representatives of the tech-industry, influential individuals and representatives of the great supporters, partners and sponsors, all packed into the Saint Gabriel Hotel in Nazareth.
For those who don't know, the Makeathon is an initiative of Tsofen, held in partnership with USAID, and sponsored by Intel, Amdocs, Microsoft, HPE, Google, Mindolife, Nadsoft, Informatika, Moona, Clalit Health Services (2nd Prize) Alpha Omega (3rd Prize) and the UK Israel Tech Hub at the British Embassy (MVP Prize). The community partners included Mobile Monday Nazareth and AWSc.
The honorable judging panel included:
• Dr. Tamer Salman, Senior Researcher at IBM R&D Labs
• Noga Kap, Startup Mentor & Investor
• Dr. Rula Masoud, Researcher at the Technion
• Jonathan Seroussi, Co-Founder and CEO at Jumper
• Adham Ghazali, Co-Founder & CEO, Imagry
• Sharif Mograbi, Senior Software Engineer, Google
It was truly a great pleasure working with the 28 amazing teams and over 140 contestants, and we're looking forward to seeing them achieving a huge success, YES THEY CAN, YES WE CAN!
Special thanks to the great team of mentors, to the media reporters, the production team, and to anyone who supported and assisted in making the Makeathon a successful experience and event!
Last but not least, Brainsole - smart shoes helping you to navigate your way with analysis to your feet to detect many defects was got the 2nd Place .
For more information, kindly visit the Makeathon GO 2016 website: www.makeathonaz.com
Special thanks to each and every person who support us!