- SpaceIL - the Israeli team competing in the Google Lunar X-Prize of $30 million dollars- a privately funded, unmanned race to the moon.
- SpaceIL's goal is to help Israel become only the 3rd country to successfully land on the moon (after the USA's Apollo and an unmanned Russian mission).
- SpaceIL aims to inspire the young generation in Israel and abroad by creating interest in space and science. It is a non-profit that is committed to donating all prize money to promote education and science.
About the speaker:
Yariv Bash is the CEO and Co-Founder of SpaceIL. He is an electronics and computer engineer. Yariv currently serves as head of a staff engaged in research and development in an elite technology team. In his spare time, Yariv organizes and participates in technological creativity events in Israel and around the world and is studying at the IDC MBA program.