OurCrowd portfolio company EdenShield was featured in the Times of Israel, an English-language news website covering Israel, the region & the Jewish world. EdenShield are the producers of a novel plant extract from the Israeli Judean Desert that makes crops odorless to pests, preventing multi-billion dollar crop damage.

EdenShield, an Israeli agritech start-up that has pioneered the development of natural pesticides, has raised over $1 million to expand its operations and establish a distribution network […] The investment round was led by Israeli crowdfunding platform OurCrowd.

With the new funding, EdenShield will begin wide-scale marketing of its first two products, NET, which is applied to greenhouse screens, and DIRECT, is meant to be applied directly to greenhouse flowers and medical cannabis. The money will also be used to develop EdenShield formulations for specific crops.

EdenShield raised $712,000 from OurCrowd investors in 2014.

Read more on the Times of Israel here.