Equinom is a computational breeding company that is revolutionizing the seed industry by introducing a new model of seed providers.
Equinom uses DNA sequencing and proprietary algorithms to make the breeding process more efficient.
Equinom was founded in 2012 by Gil Shalev. The company is headquartered in Givat Brenner, Rehovot, Israel.
Equinom is reinventing nutrition for citizens of the planet, leveraging the bounties of nature by breeding health-centric legumes and sesame, and enabling the food industry to cherry pick varieties for their consumers’ needs.
Equinom combines the best of all worlds, delivering high-value qualities: superior nutrition, unrivaled functionality, organoleptic properties and top yield, by re-introducing these characteristics from genes that were lost to industrial breeding.
Equinom is backed by BASF Venture Capital, Roquette, Trendlines Group, Fortissimo Capital and others. The company raised $10M in a Series B round on Feb 19, 2020. This brings Equinom's total funding to $17.6M to date.