What Happens to Farming When Water Is 10x More Expensive & Labor Is Scarce?

Hunter Walker

Our beliefs about water supply and where crops will be grown informed our investment in Bowery Farming , now one of the leading indoor vertical agriculture startups. Even when you can grow, can you harvest?

Chad 87

How Lemming VCs Cause Venture Recessions

Mucker Lab

The expected lull between “seed” and “harvest”. Vertical integration of different funding risks. I also believe that the ebb and flow of the venture investment cycle has been exacerbated by the recent vertical integration of early, growth, and even late stage venture funds.

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The future of food production – reasons to be hopeful

The Equity Kicker

Vertical farming: companies like Aerofarms are growing crops in tall buildings where one acre of skyscraper floor yields the same as 10-20 acres of soil based acres.

SXSW Pitch Finalist: AVA Byte

Austin Startup

The patent-pending AVA Byte knows exactly what you’re growing and will adapt the light and water schedule to nurture the harvest. Valerie Song , CEO & Founder of AVA Technologies Inc.

Green 71

SXSW Pitch Finalist: AVA Byte

Austin Startup

The patent-pending AVA Byte knows exactly what you’re growing and will adapt the light and water schedule to nurture the harvest. Valerie Song , CEO & Founder of AVA Technologies Inc.

Green 71

Episode 93: Revolutionizing Produce & Profitability with Greg Eisenbeis

Mike Michalowicz

Using his areas of expertise in precise environmental control, nutrient injection, energy generation, and data center cooling, he is starting a vertical indoor garden that revolutionizes the way food is produced and distributed that uses only 5% of water traditional crops use, and changes the number of harvests from 3 to 4 a year (assuming the weather didn’t kill your crop) to 12. Also Available On. Show Summary.

SXSW Pitch Finalist: MolyWorks

Austin Startup

Decades if not centuries are required for Mother Nature to build the ecosystems we are aggressively harvesting. This track brings together founders and funders and showcases exciting new companies, products, services, and business models across different verticals and industries.

15 Entrepreneurs Share What Makes Their Business Unique

Hearpreneur

We realized that the cost of manufacturing of trailers needed to come down and as a result we’ve decided to vertically integrate the manufacturing and building of STERLINGS trailers in Mexico. Share In the current generation of business being unique is a top priority to getting noticed.

Bean There, Done That: How Technology Is Helping Blue Bottle Coffee Serve Up A Great Cup

Hunter Walker

It starts with education about coffee from our buying team: where it grows and how it is harvested, processed, bought, shipped, roasted, brewed, and enjoyed. Aside from basic financial and operational IT products, there is some awesome innovation happening across horizontals and verticals. “Let’s get a coffee and catch-up.”

VCs eating our own dog food: Using technology and analytics to make better investments

David Teten

I’ve also experimented with using services which are marketplaces between LPs and GPs: CEPRES , DiligenceVault , FundVeil , Harvest Exchange , and Palico. the Untouched Vertical. (To see the video above, please click the image, and then click on the Play button.).

37 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses

Hearpreneur

So we opened the goFlow platform from surfing-only to 10 new verticals: Paddle-boarding, Diving, Fishing, Skateboarding, Cycling, Golfing, Snow sports, Boating, Kitesurfing and more to come. Each business has a story.

Let's Fire Our Customers

Steve Blank

When a startup finds a repeatable sales process and steadily increasing revenue, its investors wants to harvest the rewards and build a culture of “execution.”

How Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors Are Eating Their Own Dogfood

David Teten

HOF Capital has experimented with using services for targeting institutional LPs ( e.g., CEPRES , Drooms Dealflow , Harvest Exchange , Palico , Trusted Insight ). The VC Software Stack — the Untouched Vertical. Private equity and venture capital investors are copying our sisters in the hedge fund and mutual fund world: we’re trying to automate more of our job. But we’re doing it slowly.

Good to Great to Excellent: A Roadmap

www.launch.co

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