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Eat Bugs. This is one of the primary ways we will save the environment, create enough food for the coming generations and live healthier lives. Grasshoppers. Fruit Flies. Crickets…. This is what we will be calling breakfast, lunch and dinner in the coming years. No, not grasshopper-head-granola or cricket-cooked-croutons. Rather, think grasshopper protein powder or cricket cooking oil. These creepy crawlies are exceedingly high in protein, inexpensive, quick to raise and have virtually no negative impact on the environment. You think it's gross? You ever...

World Meningitis Day is held every year on 24th April to raise awareness of meningitis, provide support for those living with the after-effects of the potentially devastating disease and to highlight the importance of vaccinations. Meningitis is a potentially deadly disease that can kill within 24 hours. Bacterial meningitis can be caused by many different types of bacteria. There are safe and effective vaccines that protect against the most common causes of bacterial and viral meningitis. Not all strains of...

The world celebrates Earth Day on April 22nd as a way to appreciate nature, and to remind us of the importance of protecting our environment. welaunch is committed to this very cause which is why we are so passionate about Israeli clean-tech, ag-tech and food-tech, or what we call Global Impact Technology. Israel is a world leader in Global Impact Tech and welaunch wants to help share it with the world Here are some good articles to learn more about Israel...

Once upon a time (70 years ago) Israel's exports were a mere $6 million dollars a year and this was made up mostly of oranges and, believe it or not, dental implants - aka "false teeth." This year, however, Israel surpassed the 100 Billion dollar mark and there are no signs of letting up. On the contrary, as you can see from this graph the direction is clear and the future is bright. On the cusp of Israel's 70th birthday, we should take a...

It’s not luck or coincidence that some regions become flourishing business communities in a particular sector. Detroit is known for automotive expertise, Silicon Valley for tech, Hartford for Insurance, Switzerland for watches, Germany for engineering. Take a look at Israel, a country that’s celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, is the size of New Jersey and has a population of 8.5 million. Israel has more than 5,000 startups, averaging 640 new startups per year dating back to 1999 – the...