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Recently I spoke at the OKA Institute Water Sustainability Conference on Israel's rise as a water superpower, or what I call, "The Aqua Nation." In my talk I spoke about Israel's amazing accomplishments in the area of water, such as: Israel treats nearly all of it's sewage and reuses almost 90% of it for agriculture Israel is the only country in the world with a net gain of trees over the past century Israel is the only country in the...

For all of our Silicon Prairie friends in the Chicago area, check out this upcoming Israeli Fintech event sponsored by welaunch's partner, the American Israel Chamber of Commerce. It's sure to be a great event. Invitation to Israel Innovation Showcase 04-24-18 http://www.americaisrael.org/2018-spring-innovation-showcase...

The annual Aipac Policy Conference, held in Washington DC was once-upon-a-time a strictly political action and state-of-the-union style event. However, about five years ago, with the rise of Israel as The Start-up Nation, it began to shift. Today, although it is still very much about all those other things, it has ascended into an innovation conference as well. Check out this awesome segment from the conference on some important technologies, CropX and their game changing ag-tech sensor or  StemRad and...

There are more than 400 cutting-edge Israeli ag-tech startups on the scene today. Precision-Agriculture is the future of farming and here are some of the hottest companies you'll meet on the welaunch Ag-tech and Food-tech Tour and conference this spring. • Biotech – Typically involves breeding of plants and bacteria with improved traits to help plant growth. Some companies use genetic technologies for that. These include companies such as Groundwork BioAg, Rootility, and Kaiima. • Smart farming – Data-based technologies making use...

You may know that Israel is referred to as "The Startup Nation," due to it's disproportionate amount of tech startups, innovations and world renown startup ecosystem. But did you know that Israel is also, "The Cyber Nation," responsible  for roughly 20 percent of global private cybersecurity investment and 10 percent of the global market share. By every measure Israel is a world cyber superpower and welaunch is proud to present our 6 day, 5 star, business development - Cybersecurity Tour,...