May 17, 2020

This month, we are featuring Avenews, the future of FinTech for agriculture!

Avenews creates the connection between financial institutions and agri-businesses through a digital infrastructure that directly links agri-trade activity with financial services.

What is Avenews' Story?

Avenews was founded to support the agriculture sector. The co-founders of the company are Shalom and Ishai Ben-Or and Is...

March 29, 2020

This month, we are featuring superwoman Tamar Ish Cassit,  Co-CEO and CTO of Cassit.

What is Cassit's Story?

Tamar Ish Cassit, an industrial designer with over a decade of experience designing and producing custom-made products for people with disabilities, decided to address developing country challenges. She discovered that most disabled people around the world don't have access to high-qu...

March 11, 2020

This month, we are featuring Simon Schwall, CEO of OKO Finance.

OKO provides index insurance and other farming-related services to smallholder farmers in emerging countries. Using state of the art technologies to monitor rainfall and crop evolution, a direct interface with farmers and a unique distribution network, OKO protects farmers and unlocks their access to financing.

OKO has partnered with...

January 22, 2020

We are calling Water, Sanitation, Disaster Risk Reduction and Education startups

Application deadline: January 26th

Apply now to get a chance to receive:

• Mentorship including a short training program and one-on-one support in Israel, to help companies understand the needs on the ground and collaborate towards designing pilot plans

• Pilot funding, including: product testing in one of IsraAID’...

January 16, 2019

We're proud of our Pears Challenge Alumni Max Simonovsky & Alex Orlovsky Co-founders of Soapy for receiving the Global Impact Awards from the president of Israel.

January 3, 2019

Innovate for WASH Tel-Aviv & Innovate for WASH Jerusalem Events brought together innovators, Humanitarian practitioners and water expert to discuss the challenges and opportunities in bringing innovative water, sanitation and hygiene technologies to the field. The events were a great way to kickoff our recruitment campaign for the Pears 2019, we are convinced that the high energies, engaging dis...

December 30, 2018

We’re so proud of our Pears Challenge alumni Soapy and EFA Technologies for both making the list of **35 ways Israel inspired the world this year**

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