Delegation Trip to Tel Aviv
The delegation trip of the City of Cologne to the startup city of the startup nation Israel took place from 10 to 14 June, 2018. The metropolis is considered the leading hub for founders, investors and the tech industry outside the US.
Over the last few years, Tel Aviv’s startup community has gained worldwide recognition and creative entrepreneurship is part of the city’s DNA. Extensive investments in infrastructure, culture and education and numerous other measures contributed to support the creative industries. Israel’s passion for innovation, combined with its culture and an extremely diverse, open-minded society have made Tel Aviv a hotspot of technology, design, art and medicine in the Middle East and beyond.
The visit to the digital twin city should underline Cologne’s position as a leading hub for the digital and creative industries, as well as open up new networks and business contacts. Visited were the relevant founders, startups, accelerators and incubators, to give the delegates a deep insight into one of the most fascinating digital ecosystems.