The Agriculture Cloud

From the living room of their Berlin apartment, Osnat Michaeli, Erez Galonska and his brother Guy developed a hydroponic system for growing vegetables and herbs • Today their farms, controlled remotely via the cloud, are distributed among hundreds of supermarkets across Europe • After raising more than $100 million, they are now on their way to the USA and Japan • The goal? “To be in 10,000 supermarkets around the world by 2020”

Roni Kerzner

Between the lab and the office

Professor Yael Hanein lives between two worlds - her research lab at Tel Aviv University where she is developing future capabilities in the field of neuro-technology • Wearing her other hat, she is an entrepreneur that is already in charge of two groundbreaking companies in the field • “Academia favors ambitious, difficult and challenging projects - in industry, everything moves so quickly and efficiently and it is of utmost importance to maximize time. The beauty is in the balance.”

Roni Kerzner

Froneri enters Israel: Acquires the ice cream business of Nestle

Europe's second largest ice cream manufacturer, is acquiring Noga Ice Creams, a subsidiary of Osem-Nestle, which manufactures and distributes Nestle ice cream products in Israel • Froneri CEO, Ibrahim Najafi: "Israel is one of Nestle's most established markets. It is our intention to invest in brands, products, and local flavours”

Roni Kerzner

Green Eyes

At the forefront of medical cannabis research, Prof. Hinanit Koltai dedicates her days to scientific research of the controversial plant • For her, every leaf, flower and seed is meaningful • As her research advances, the plant scientist believes cannabis will be used not only as a pain reliever - but as a medication in and of itself - even for cancer

Yuval Hirshorn

Israeli-Founded Companies in New York State Generated $18.6 Billion Last Year

New Study By New York – Israel Business Alliance: Israeli-Founded Businesses Directly Employed 24,850 New Yorkers

Roni Kerzner