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Mexican firm to buy Israel drip irrigation pioneer Netafim for $1.5 billion

category: Agriculture
Mexican pipe manufacturing firm Mexichem has signed a deal to buy 80% of Netafim, Israeli pioneer in drip irrigation, valuing the company at $1.895 billion. Mexichem has committed to preserve Netafim’s activity in Israel for
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5 Reasons to Move your Business to the Midwest

category: Agriculture
Read Inc.’s 5 top reasons to consider taking your business to the Midwest here.
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5 Israeli Precision-Ag Companies Making Agriculture Smarter

category: Agriculture
Precision agriculture is transforming farmers and their fields, making both ‘smarter.’ The industry is pivoting towards completely autonomous solutions. Read more about 5 of the smartest Israeli precision agriculture companies here.
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Israeli Artificial Intelligence Ag-Tech Startup Prospera Raises $15m

category: Agriculture
Israeli startup Prospera has raised a $15 million Series B to expand the scope of its technology, which uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to help farmers analyze data gathered from their fields. Read
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Join us for a Food-Tech Event

Join us for a Food-Tech event as part of the Dealmakers Summit 2017 hosted by Landmark Ventures on March 29-30th in the Bay Area. We’ll host a panel by Alan Boehme,
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4 Israeli Companies in 2017 Global Cleantech 100

Four Israeli companies: Kaiima, TaKaDu, Netafim, and BreezoMeter were chosen by the Cleantech Group as ranking in the world’s top 100 private cleantech innovation companies. This year, 9,900 companies were nominated from 77 countries. “These companies represent
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2016: Innovation in Israel Overview

The Israel Innovation Authority has published the 2016 innovation report, Overview of Israeli Innovation. It includes statistics on R&D, Global Innovation Index ratings, exits, and industry comparisons between Israel and other countries worldwide. For
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BIRD Call for New Project Proposals

BIRD, the Israel-US Binational Industrial R&D Fund, is calling for a new round of submissions of joint Israeli-US R&D project proposals. BIRD funds up to 50% of the R&D costs associated with the joint project. The
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$15m Israeli AgTech Accelerator Fund Launched

category: Agriculture
Radicle, an Israeli accelerator fund dedicated to assisting and transforming early stage AgTech start-ups into industry leaders. The partners in the $15 million fund are OurCrowd, Finistere Ventures, Cloud Break Advisors, and top agriculture industry
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Fresh AgroMashov Produce Exhibition 2016

category: Agriculture, Food
Fresh Agromashov, June 28-29 in Tel Aviv is an international exhibition bringing together the world’s market leaders in fresh agricultural produce. The Fresh AgroMashov exhibition in Israel is a summit of the world’s leading players
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