About the Company

EdenShield is an Israel-based agritechcompany established in 2012. EdenShield’s plant protection products are based on semi-desert plants extracts. Leveraging desert plants’ beneficial characteristics, the products contain important botanical extracts and nutrients vital for plant health and development and proprietary aromatic ingredients that mask plant odor and lower insect attraction.

Eden Shield Timeline

2012 Founded
EdenShield raised $ 600K from OCS trough TrendlinesIncubator
2014 EdenShield raised $ 770k from OurCrowed
2015 Successful pilots results in Italy and Israel
2016 EdenShield raised $ 270K from OCS trough TrendlinesIncubator
EdenShield raised $ 1.4 M CLA from Trendlines, OurCrowedand MATA Technology Center
Start of commercial production and initial sales
Patent granted to EdenShield in US2017
2017 Establishing Sales and Distributors chain (Spain, Grace, Israel, Turkey, Italy)
Patent granted to EdenShield in Australia
EdenShield raised $ 2.4 M from Kibbutz Yotvataand OurCrowed
Registration of EdenNet in Spain and Israel
2018 Registration of FORTE approved in Israel
Organic certification granted in UK to EdenNet & EdenDirect
EdenShield was approved to government support programs

About the Team

  • Peter Shaw, Chairman of BOD
    MBA and B.Sc. Electrical Engineering. Peter Shaw has been the founder or first professional CEO of six companies and has led five of them to successful exits. He has served, at the direction of venture capital investors/boards as interim and turnaround CEO for four other companies and has sat on over 15 private and public boards as an outside director. Peter specializes in advising his clients in strategic and operational aspects of their business, Peter was nominated by OurCrowd to be EdenShield Chairman (https://www.ourcrowd.com/our-team)
  • Yotam Gadot, CEO
    MBA, over 20 years experience in materializing commercial potential for technology ventures and established companies in then AgTech, Defense and IT sectors. Previously CEO of Elteland Phytech
  • Yaniv Kitron, Founder, CTO
    Yaniv Kitron, Founder, CTOChemical engineer; expertise in botanic product development and international executive-level experience in advanced agricultural markets; positions at Netafim, Haifa Chemicals (ICL),Herbs of Kedem.
  • Hadar Sutovsky, VP Sales
    MBA, and M.Sc. in Molecular Microbiology & Biotechnology. An extensive experience in global business development, licensing, strategic open innovation and global sales & marketing in international sectors of Sustainable Agriculture, Foodtech, Consumer Health, as well as an in-depth scientific approach. Positions in Aquagro Fund, Unilever open innovation port and Frutarom.
  • Osnat Malka PhD, Chief Scientist
    Dept. Zoology TAU, expert in insect-plant interactions and more specifically how plant secondary metabolites affect the herbivores resistance mechanisms
  • Shai Stern, Head Agronomist, Professional Services
    20 years international experience in commercializing advanced agriculture technologies and products in various countries
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