Israel Start-Up Nation is a professional cycling team that competes in various road cycling events, including the UCI WorldTour. Israel Start-Up Nation is based in Israel and has a diverse roster of riders from different countries.
The team was established in 2015 as Cycling Academy Team and was originally registered as a Continental team. Over the years, it gradually developed and gained prominence, eventually earning a place in the UCI WorldTour. The team's main sponsor is Israel Start-Up Nation, a sports organization focused on promoting Israeli sports and fostering young talent.
Israel Start-Up Nation has participated in major races such as the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia, and Vuelta a España. They have had some notable riders on their roster and have made significant strides in the world of professional cycling.
The team's development program, the Israel Cycling Academy, played a pivotal role in nurturing young talents and providing them with opportunities to race at higher levels. It acted as a feeder team for Israel Start-Up Nation, helping to develop and support future talents in Israeli and international cycling.