In March 2012, Stav Erez co-founded SifTech, the first entrepreneurship center and accelerator program in greater Jerusalem. In June 2013, after 2 successful cohorts of SifTech accelerator and the establishing of the startups community, Stav moved to the Jerusalem Development Authority (JDA) in order to build and manage Jnext, a joint project of the JDA, the Ministry of Jerusalem and the Municipality of Jerusalem. Jnext’s mission is building an ecosystem for entrepreneurs in Jerusalem and support technology innovation development by engaging all the active organizations in the entrepreneurial space in one, city-wide coordinated program. Today Stav is co-founding a new VC firm, the Jerusalem Investor Group. Stav has also been an active volunteer with Yazamim, PresenTense’s Jerusalem program, serving as a mentor and steering committee member.