IBM Alpha Zone

We are currently not actively recruiting for the next class of IBM alpha Zone Accelerator.
However, you can pre-apply to class 7 of Alpha Zone, and we will review your application once we begin recruitment for the next class

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Who are the founders?


First Name *

Last Name *

Email *


Role *

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Please tell us about each yourself and your past achievements:

Founder 2:

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Founder 3:

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Company details

Company Name *

Year of foundation *

Phone number to be contacted *

Company website:*

Company Linkedin:

Company Facebook:

Company ID number (ח.פ) in the Companies Register (רשם החברות)*

Company formal registered name in the Companies Register *

Country of registration: *



Has the company already raised funds? If yes - how much (in USD)? *

Who invested in your company? *

Solutions & Industry

Please describe your business in 140 characters:*

Please select the relevant Industry for your solution: *

What is your solution architecture? *

Public cloudHybrid cloudPrivate (on premise)

Are you using or planning to use one or more of the following services: (it could be more than one): *

Web & Application InfrastructureData & AnalyticsCognitive servicesMobile InfrastructureIOT

Is your solution based on open source? (for example: Node.js, Python, PHP, Java, Java Script, etc.) *


If yes, please specify:

If Watson Technologies can promote your solution, what integration synergy do you see with Watson APIs? *

More details

What is the team size (including founders, full time employees only)? *

How many R&D team members? (only full time employees, not 3rd party): *

Please describe your business model. How will the company make money? *

Please select current product status:*

What is your revenue estimation for the upcoming 2 years?

Please describe your market: *

Please name your main competitors: *

Can each of the founders attend the entire program (June-December 2017), or do some of you have other obligations during that time frame of the program? If not, please explain: *

What challenge or issue are you proposing to solve during the program (20 weeks)? *

What do you expect to gain from participating in the program? *

Why should we choose your company for the program? *

Please attach relevant company files (executive summary, company overview presentation, one pager, etc. Max file size: 5MB):

Questions for the startups qualified for the BD & IBM partnership

IBM AlphaZone has partnered with BD (Becton Dickinson and Company) to jointly select up to 4 startups (out of the entire class) that will be able to effectively use IBM Watson to improve healthcare delivery and decision making

How will your solution improve healthcare delivery or decision making?

Who is the customer for your products and who will pay for it?

Will your solution require regulatory approval or clinical trials?

Why should a company like BD be interested in your solution?

If selected, how do you think BD can best assist your company?

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Important – While we review your application, please register to the IBM Cloud Program for startups ( as it is a mandatory criterion for a start-up in order to be accepted in the program.

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