FAQ

What are Campuses?

Campuses are Google's spaces for entrepreneurs to learn, connect, and build companies that will change the world. At Campus, entrepreneurs get unparalleled access to mentorship and trainings led by their local startup community, experienced entrepreneurs, and teams from Google. Campus Tel Aviv was our second Campus location, and is part of a global network including Campus London, Campus Seoul, Campus Madrid, Campus Sao Paulo, and Campus Warsaw.

What will I find at Campus Tel Aviv?

Main Event Space: Our large event space fits 120 people and is in nearly constant use. This event space is a community asset: anyone can apply to host their tech event there at no cost. We also host our own programs (like our Learn@Campus sessions and our Campus for Moms program) in the main event space.
Small Event Space: This is a smaller event space that has capacity for 50 guests.
Hackspace: This is our open space for workshops and collaboration. The hackspace is full of desks where people can get real work done in workshops and daylong trainings.
Device Lab: Test your device on a wide array of Android and iOS phones and tablets.

Where is Campus Tel Aviv?

Campus is conveniently located in the Electra Tower (98 Yigal Alon Street), on the 34th floor, less than 5 minutes walk from Azrieli towers. Situated right next to public transport makes getting to Campus a breeze!

How do I become a Campus community member?

Sign up on website at campus.co/telaviv- joining the community is free!

What does Campus membership include?

Early Access to Campus Programs: We run our own programs, like Mentoring at Startup Wednesday, Industry Connect@Campus, premier Talks, Campus for Moms our baby friendly startup school, and much more. As a member of Campus, you'll get early access to these programs.

Campus Community Nights: Join one of our Campus Community Member nights where you can meet your potential co-founders, investors, advisors or friends. Whether you're looking for backend developers, legal experts or bike lovers, we provide exclusive opportunities for our community to connect with the best and brightest in Israel.

Access to the Global Campus & Google for Entrepreneurs Networks: As a member of Campus, you get free access to our other Campuses around the world in London, Seoul, and Madrid. When you're traveling, we invite you to grab a coffee and work for free at our Campuses, plus more a dozen coworking spaces globally, including our Google for Entrepreneur partner locations in places like San Francisco, Dubai, Paris, and more. Check out more at www.googleforentrepreneurs.com

Use of the Device Lab: Our Device Lab features a variety of devices from Android, iOS and more. As a member, you can use the device lab to test your apps and ensure a great user experience.

Who will I find at Campus?

We are passionate about being a welcoming and open home for all people interested in tech and entrepreneurship. Men and women, secular and religious, from all over the country and all ages, Campus Tel Aviv's doors are open. If you have an idea, you're welcome at Campus.

Why did Google create Campus?

Google began as a startup in a garage and we're passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed. We believe in the convening power of physical space, so we create Campuses- hubs where entrepreneurs can discover a supportive community, get to work on their big idea, and gain access to critical resources like mentorship and technical training. Entrepreneurs build transformational products that can solve some of our biggest challenges. These same entrepreneurs also create jobs, strengthen economies, and improve the web.

What is Campus' relationship to Google?

The Google for Entrepreneurs team operates Campus. We have Campuses around the world, with plans to open more locations in 2015. Each Campus joins the Google for Entrepreneurs global network of tech hubs, leading startup communities, and resources for entrepreneurs. We provide financial support and the best of Google’s resources to startup communities across 125 countries. Learn more at google.com/entrepreneurs.

When is Campus Tel Aviv open?

Campus is open for events from 9am-11pm Sunday-Thursday.

What kind of events do you hold at Campus?

Campus hosts a wide variety of tech and entrepreneurial related events. From wearable tech to woman in wireless, there is an event suitable for everyone. Our space allows for both lectures and hands-on hackathons.

How do I know what events are coming up at Campus?

You can keep up to date on all events happening at Campus on the Events tab of our website: campus.co/telaviv. You can also find out about upcoming events through our Facebook (https://goo.gl/pl4rVs) and Instagram.

Can I sit and work at Campus?

Campus Tel Aviv is a space to hold events only, not a full time coworking space. However, every other Wednesday we host Startup Wednesdays, where we allow startups and entrepreneurs to sit from 9:00-18:00 at Campus and work. In addition, throughout the day we have a wide range of mentors available to make appointments with to receive feedback and help grow your idea. Visit our Facebook Page to find out when the next Startup Wednesdays will take place!

What kinds of events do you accept at Campus?

Campus hosts technology and entrepreneurship-related events that are free and open to the public.

Where in Campus Tel Aviv can I host my event?

(1) Main Event Space: This is a theater style meeting room that can accommodate 120 people
(2) Small Event Space: This space is a flexible event space that can accommodate 50 people.
(3) Hackspace: This is our open space for workshops and collaboration. The hackspace is full of desks where people can get real work done in workshops and daylong trainings.

What should the speaker bring with him to an event hosted at Campus Tel Aviv?

Only a laptop and a clicker (if needed). We provide an HDMI/VGA connection with our AV system. If you have a Mac computer please bring an adapter. The Main Event Space and the Small Event Space both have 1280x800 pixel projectors.

What kind of microphones do you have?

We have both a podium microphone and a wireless microphone in the Main Event Space and the Small Event Space. In the Hackspace, we provide you a wireless mic.

Do you supply food for the events hosted at Campus Tel Aviv?

We supply soft drinks, hot beverages and a variety of snacks (Kosher Halavi).

Can we bring an external catering to Campus Tel Aviv for our event?

Of course! But please note, you cannot heat up food at Campus.

Do you have a parking arrangement?

Parking is available in the electra building as well as on the street. From 17:00-6:00 in the morning the next day, parking in the lot is NIS 15 for Campus Tel Aviv members. Please make sure to bring your parking stub with you to Campus for us to give you the discount. As a reminder we are very close to the Azrilei train station as well as multiple bus stops and green bike stations. A great alternative to driving!

How do I bring heavy equipment to a Campus event?

There is a service lift dedicated to transferring equipment from the parking lot floor to Campus. Please contact 052-3534507

What is the device lab?

Startups understand that users access their websites and applications using many different devices and platforms. To help developers create the best user experience, Campus Tel Aviv provides a wide variety of popular mobile devices. Entrepreneurs can now test their native and web applications without the associated cost.

Which devices are available?

Asus Transformer | Galaxy Mini | Galaxy Note | Galaxy Note 2 | Galaxy S2 | Galaxy S3 | Galaxy Tab Tablet | Galaxy Y | New iPad | Nexus 7 | iPad Mini | iPhone 4s | iPhone 5 | We add more devices on a regular basis.

How can I use the device lab?

To reserve the device lab, please email telaviv-events@campus.co.