Now accepting applications for 2020

About the WSA

The World Summit Awards are a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation to improve society. Combining an ongoing  series of international events and activities with a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, academia and civil society, WSA is an international platform for cutting edge examples of how ICTs can impact society in a positive way.


With over 15 years of international experience, WSA is a quality seal for digital content with societal impact in over 180 participating countries.

How does it work

The World Summit Awards are a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high impact on improving society. Is a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. Winners benefit not from a one-time financial reward, but a lifelong partnership and integration.


The World Summit Awards are also a nomination based award system. To participate you need to be nominated by a WSA National Expert as the best national digital application in one of the 8 categories. The nominations to WSA are possible through national contests and national Expert panel selection. Each country can only nominate one project/solution per category.


TechForGood is the proud representative of WSA in Israel. Of the dozens of Israeli startups applying, we select 1 in each category to nominate to the international contest. 

What Are We Looking For

Digital applications with a strong impact on society


Project not older than 2 years


Submitted projects must be market ready or already on the market


Regardless of funding stage

Impact at core

of company


Relevance to global markets

Learning & Education
Government & Citizen Engagement
Health & Wellbeing
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Environment & Green Energy
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Culture & Tourism
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Business & Commerce
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Inclusion & Empowerment
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Smart Settlements & Urbanizations


TechForGood is an international organization that facilitates  the use of innovative technologies to scale and expand positive impact. Since its formation in 2015, TechForGood has led cross-sector alliances around the SDGs with partners committed to the business opportunities in addressing social problems. TechForGood’s methodology includes partnering with leading multinational corporations, governments and NGOs to address the SDGs through technological innovation. TechForGood maps and incubates the most promising start-ups, selecting to support those who use innovative technology to solve social and environmental issues alongside the potential for high financial revenue. TechForGood’s incubation programs have led 35 start-ups to raise more than $100 million with valuations of over $400 million, all while using TechForGood’s methodology to integrate, scale and measure their impact. 

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