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Tal-Ya Named Finalist in Imagine H2O Global Competition

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Mickey Chesla

Tal-Ya was named a finalist in the prestigious Imagine H2O Global Competition for start-up companies active in the water arena, under the theme of water and agriculture. Tal-Ya is now one of 12 companies competing for the top honor, which Read More

Dutch and Israeli students innovate in Wetskills Israel 2013 competition in Technion

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

The winning students with representatives of the Shefar'am Regional Water Corporation (from left to right): Ahlam Ganam, Menno Brouwer, Noa Aharoni, Erinke Siegersma, Dr. Ahmed Hijazi and Dennis Steinberg.

Graduate students taking part in a joint Israeli-Dutch workshop at the Stephen and Nancy Grand Water Research Institute (GWRI), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology at the beginning of the week presented solutions to water issues to Mr. Wienjes (President Read More

GreenSoil Investments Announces Investment in Phenome Networks’ Revolutionary Plant Breeding Software

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager


Phenome Networks is the fifth company joining GreenSoil’s portfolio. The investment will allow the venture to scale internationally and further advance its product offering.
GreenSoil Investments, a fund focusing on investment in food and agro innovation, announced today it has Read More

VC firm chief says agritech can be Israel’s next ‘hi-tech’

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Mingling before Agrivest

Agriculture technology investment event Agrivest, organized by Mofet, working on behalf of Israel’s Ministry of Economy, took place in Tel Aviv.  The event was very successful, with investors and agriculture technology companies having the opportunity to meet and list to Read More

Israel Launches Database of Cleantech Adaptation Technologies of Companies Fighting Climate Change

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Dr. David Assaf

One of the biggest challenges facing humanity today is climate change. Climate scientists from all over the world confirm with a high level of certainty that the problem exists and will lead to severe consequences. From the already critical and Read More

Agrivest 2013 – trends and investment opportunities in Agritech

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Dr. Nitza Kardish

“At last year’s Agrivest event we made contacts that turned out to have strategic importance to the company and to our ability to get to the next stage,” says Dotan Peleg, CEO of Morflora, an Israeli start-up active in the Read More