Hargol FoodTech wins big at Get In The Ring Global

Editor’s note: News of Hargol’s winning performance was featured in Globes (Hebrew).

Education, food and health-tech are the future

23 May 2017

LifeSense group, a Dutch startup that brings a solution for urinary incontinence for women through wearable technology, outcompeted 5,000 startups from over 100 countries at the Global Conference of Get in the Ring in Singapore last week.

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The 2017 winners of the middleweight and lightweight categories are Hargol FoodTech and Edupass. The Israeli company Hargol FoodTech found a way to reduce the incubation period of grasshoppers, creating the world’s first grasshopper farm! They then turn the grasshoppers into a sustainable protein source for food manufacturers.

Dror Tamir, CEO & Co-founder of Hargol FoodTech:

“It is still hard to believe that a grasshopper farming startup can beat all the rest. It is a significant symbol that agri-tech and food-tech are becoming mainstream as humanity starts to understand its importance. Also, I am proud to represent the Israeli Startup Nation that is developing fast into a leading vertical in the Israeli eco-system.”

Read the full story from Get In The Ring.

Hargol FoodTech is middleweight winner at Get In The Ring global competition.

Hargol does it again! CEO Dror Tamir (2nd from right) battled to victory in the middleweight category at the Get In The Ring Global Conference in Singapore, 17-19 May.

Hargol FoodTech takes middleweight title at Get In The Ring Global Conference

In a spectacular awardshow, 6 startups participated in three different categories for the title of Global Winner. Over five thousand startups had participated in the Global Competition, but at the end of the night, Dutch startup LifeSense Group was crowned as the 2017 winner of the Global Startup Competition.

In a packed Club Millian in Singapore, 600 innovation lovers witnessed the intense competition in the lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight category.
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A jury consisting of three ‘champions’ chose the winning startups out of 6 participants in the final. Over 5000 startups from 80 countries took part in the competition, of which only 150 startups were chosen to fly to Singapore for the Global Final.
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The middleweight category saw an intense battle between Flex Appeal and Hargol Food Tech go head to head for the win.

Hargol Food Tech triumphed in the battle with their innovative technology that enables them to grow grasshoppers and use them as a sustainable protein source. Read the full announcement from Get In The Ring.

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