Start-Up Nation Central (SNC) is an Israel-based nonprofit that works to ensure the strength and vitality of the Israeli tech ecosystem–a crucial driver of the country’s economic growth and
global standing. SNC leverages its in-depth knowledge of the country’s innovation sector to connect multinational corporations, governments, and NGOs to those people and technologies in
Israel most relevant to their needs. The organization has become a central authority on policies relating to Israeli innovation and the go-to source for navigating the innovation ecosystem.
SNC’s reach and impact center on three main pillars:
Gathering knowledge about the Israeli innovation sector and creating and distributing valuable research and insights;
Connecting the world to Israeli innovation and Israeli innovators to the world, with the goal of fostering long-term business relationships;
Engaging with the Israeli tech ecosystem to identify pain points and create solutions in partnership with the industry.
Peakbridge Partners has brought together a team of world leading experts from the agri-food industry, investment management and venture capital world, combining decades of experience and achievement. The only venture capital fund to be an official partner of the world’s largest agri-food innovation initiative, EIT Food, Peakbridge is uniquely positioned to be a leading investor in global FoodTech.
Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’.
Mondelēz International empowers people to snack right in 150 countries around the world. With 2018 revenues of $26 billion, MDLZ is leading the future of snacking, and holds the #1 position globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy as well as the #2 position in gum, with iconic global and local brands such as Oreo, belVita biscuits; Cadbury and Toblerone chocolate; and Trident gum.
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.
Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. "Winning with Purpose" reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com.
Temasek is an investment company with a net portfolio value of S$313 billion (US$231b, €206b, RMB1.55t) as at 31 March 2019.
Our Temasek Charter roles as an investor, institution and steward shape our investment stance, ethos and philosophy, to do well, do right and do good.
Our investment philosophy is anchored around four key themes: Transforming Economies; Growing Middle Income Populations; Deepening Comparative Advantages; and Emerging Champions.
We actively seek sustainable solutions to address present and future challenges, as we capture investment and other opportunities that help to bring about a better, smarter and more sustainable world.
Headquartered in Singapore, we have 11 offices around the world.
For more information on Temasek, please visit www.temasek.com.sg
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The Israel Innovation Authority, an independent publicly funded agency, was thus created to provide a variety of practical tools and funding platforms aimed at effectively addressing the dynamic and changing needs of the local and international innovation ecosystems. This includes early-stage entrepreneurs, mature companies developing new products or manufacturing processes, academic groups seeking to transfer their ideas to the market, global corporations interested in collaborating with Israeli technology, Israeli companies seeking new markets abroad and traditional factories and plants seeking to incorporate innovative and advanced manufacturing into their businesses.
In order to meet the various needs of its wide range of clients, the Israel Innovation Authority has developed a new internal structure focused on six primary innovation divisions. Each division offers a unique "toolbox" of customized and comprehensive incentive programs. These divisions thus serve as a launch pad for successful innovative projects, providing entrepreneurs and companies with the most relevant plan for them to realize and implement their ideas, develop their products, and mobilize private investment