Israel Mission day 5 summary

Day 5 started with the teams getting a chance to pitch to Roee Tamari who is CEO at Greenergy Renewable Energy Ltd, Gideon Zusman who is co-founder & Managing Partner at GreenSoil Investments, Yoav Schwalb from the Agrilever Investment Fund, Dan Krasnostein who is a Partner Square Peg VC, Stephane Itzigsohn who is an analyst at Our Crowd VC, Linoy Katzav from Innovation Tech Terminal at Deloitte, and Ilan Cohen who is a Patent Attorney and Senior Partner at Reinhold Cohn & Partners Patent Attorneys.


Patrick Weeden from Scout Aerial giving his pitch

 

After the pitches, the team at SOSA kindly hosted a full member lunch in our honour, giving us a chance to mix with the local startups and corporate partners.

Everyone then broke for their own private meetings for the afternoon. For myself and Paul Martyn, that included a meeting with Start-Up Nation Central at the beautiful MindSpace co-working hub.

Start-Up Nation Central is an independent, nonprofit and nonrevenue organization committed to leveraging deep knowledge of the Israeli innovation ecosystem to connect business, government, and NGO leaders from around the world to people and technologies in Israel to help them solve their most pressing challenges while creating value for the Israeli innovation ecosystem.

Start-Up Nation Central has curated the largest and most up-to-date collection of Israeli innovators and entrepreneurs, providing critical information on over 6,000 companies across dozens of industries. To search Start-up Nation’s Finder, click here.

Everyone then reconvened hotel in the evening for a mission debrief session, followed by dinner and local guide Omri taking us out to explorer the Tel Aviv night life.

 

Insights and lessons from day 6:

  • Currently, Start-Up Nation’s online, searchable startup database includes more than 5,500 profiles of active, innovative startups across all tech verticals, including agritech.
  • There are now more than 400 Israel agritech startups working on innovations for the global agriculture sector.

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