“Leadership is a lot about radiating positivity and making people feel comfortable and appreciated.
You’ve got to be the most optimistic person in the room and passionately believe in your vision – daily!”
Hilla Ovil-Brenner is the Managing Director of Techstars Tel Aviv, the Israeli accelerator program of the global investment and mentoring network connecting startups, investors and corporations. Looking back at almost 10 years of startup mentoring at Microsoft, IBM, The Junction and MindCET- EdTech Innovation Center, among others, Hilla has also been serving on the advisory boards of numerous Israeli startups and has founded and led her fair share of organizations herself.
One she's particularly passionate about is Yazamiyot - Women Entrepreneurs, a non-profit network for female founders that aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs in the high tech industry. Serving as its founder and CEO until today, Hilla and her team have partnered up with leading tech corporates to bring business and tech knowledge to over 5.000 women in 15 countries.