Technology meets agriculture!
The Yakhin Group, in cooperation with TechForGood, launched at 2018 in Israel a program designed for entrepreneurs who develop novel solutions that can change the face of agriculture in Israel and around the world. The program provides entrepreneurs with a customized toolbox adapted to their needs that grants them access to agricultural knowledge based on 92 years of experience, agricultural infrastructure for R&D, connection to local and global agricultural corporates and to strategic investors.
Who is it For?
The program is targeting Agtech startups that are developing products which are addressing key issues in the international agriculture industry, with a working prototype and a clear business model. Key focus areas of the program are:
The Yakhin Group, founded in 1927, is one of the oldest leading agricultural companies in Israel. For decades, Yahkin has led and promoted the Israeli agricultural enterprise, starting by training workers and continuing by cultivating land, developing crop-growing methods, and managing manufacturing plants in the agricultural industry, including marketing the produce in Israel and abroad. The Yakhin Group has achieved a number of significant successes in introducing new crop varieties to the global market. It continues to cultivate hundreds of hectares, replant crops, and is perennially testing new varieties and advanced agricultural technologies. In addition to its agriculture-related activities, the Yakhin Group holds a large number of income-generating real estate assets throughout the country.
TechForGood is an international organization aimed at promoting and aiding entrepreneurs who employ technology in a creative manner in order to solve various social and environmental issues while generating high financial revenue. TechForGood offers selected startups a unique, customized program that includes support from our community of mentors and content experts, access to capital, potential strategic partners, a workspace, professional content workshops, exposure, and community events, as well as access to TechForGood’s international network. The TechForGood Alumni community includes 23 startups that have raised over $50M in the past two years.
Submission of program applications
Until March 15, 2019
Two-stage selection process
Tailor-maid program for selected startups