Baltimore to Host Delegation of ‘Start-up Nation’ Entrepreneurs at MarketReach America

The Maryland/Israel Development Center (MIDC) and its Israeli partner, Trendlines, are bringing a delegation of 13 cutting-edge Israeli start-up companies to Baltimore on March 29. The roadshow offers potential investors and collaborators a chance to meet one-on-one with the companies. A community-wide presentation will take place at 5 p.m.

The seed-stage companies range in discipline from IT and med-tech to green-tech and agri-tech. Among the group is Sol Chip, which has developed a breakthrough technology addressing the needs of remote or mobile devices that operate autonomously, prolonging battery life, reducing environmental hazard and improving battery-charging technology. Sol Chip’s Solar Battery harvests light energy to power billions of individual appliances.

“This is a terrific opportunity for seed- and early-stage investors to get in on the ground floor of the powerhouse that is Israeli innovation,” said Abba David Polliakoff, MIDC chairman of the board.

Event Details:
Who: Maryland/Israel Development Center (MIDC)
What: MarketReach America 2012
When: March 29 at 5 p.m.
Where: Constellation Energy (750 E. Pratt Street)

About Maryland/Israel Development Center
The Maryland/Israel Development Center is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes trade and investment between Maryland and Israeli companies. It is a public-private partnership of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Israel’s Ministry of Industry and Trade and The ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore.

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