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OurCrowd launches #WhatsYourBigIdea campaign showcasing Israel’s world-changing ideas

Have you ever had a flicker of inspiration? A moment in which you knew you were going to change the world with one simple thought? And then, for whatever reason, that great thought just… didn’t really go anywhere? There are a lot of reasons to let those inspiring thoughts pass you by, to ignore them, and to move on. Our own thought? Don’t let your thought pass. Let it become an idea. Let it become your idea, and then let it change the world. Inspiration comes not only in opportune times, but also in the most unexpected. Here at OurCrowd, we see hundreds of brilliant ideas each month, and it’s our job to choose the greatest and support them on their route to success. These innovations make the Startup Nation what it is today, brought together by the brightest minds and strongest wills. We want to celebrate these ideas, and we want to inspire you to pursue yours. We are launching our #WYBI? campaign to showcase some of the world-changing ideas that have sprouted from Israel over the years. OurCrowd...

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Shavuot: Top dairy technologies behind the cheesiest holiday of the year

Long before it became the Startup Nation, Israel was known as the land of milk and honey. Staying true to both these titles, over the years Israel has come to be known as the world leader in milking technologies. So it is only fitting that on the eve of Shavuot, the Jewish holiday in which it is customary to eat dairy foods, we take a look at Israel’s innovations and achievements in dairy technologies. The Milky Way A few years ago the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics announced that Israeli cows are the highest-yielding in the world. As a result, many countries look to Israel for help in improving their own dairy productivity. A dominant company providing assistance to these hopeful visitors is AfiMilk. Based in Kibbutz Afikim, this company is a pioneer in the field having introduced the world’s first electronic milk meter over 25 years ago. Since then AfiMilk has developed computerized systems for dairy farm and herd management that help the average farmer keep up with modern times. Go With the Flow Israeli innovators are constantly cultivating advanced...

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