About our mission

We are building a hub that joins both Israel and UAE tech ecosystems, where we aim to become the official formation for business queries in an effort to create a stronger region through technology.

We are a diverse team of well-connected leaders within the global startup space, located in one of the world's leading tech centers.


UAE-IL Tech Zone in collaboration with Startup Nation Central designs and builds valuable and exclusive connections between hybrid ecosystems focusing on technology-related ventures. Whether it’s building relationships, connections, or creating business ventures we always lead with our values which includes but not limited to, diversity, inclusion, and mutualism.

#diversity #inclusivity #knowledge #entrepreneurship #connections #mutuality #enthusiasm

The founding team:
Noa Gastfreund



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Basil Farraj



Guy Katsovich



The founding Members:
Saja Kabaha

Public Affairs , Intel Corporation

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Hassan Abu Dalo

Investment Analyst at Grove Ventures

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Bat Hoter-Ishay

Operations and Community Manager at TheHybrid

The founding partners:
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Tally Zingher

CEO at Dawsat; Fellow, Middle East Leadership Initiative at the Aspen Institute

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Omar Hassan

Managing Partner Company Name at MENA Technology Fund; Managing Director at Global Growth Hub