When a group of St. Louisans visited Israel in 2014 to build ties with that country’s entrepreneurs, they expected to wait years for the effort to bear fruit.
Instead, it took five days. Kaiima, an Israeli agricultural technology startup, had raised $100 million in venture capital and was looking to establish a U.S. presence. After meeting the BioSTL delegation and doing some followup research, it decided to open an office in St. Louis.
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