Hazel Technologies, AgVoice Offered $2.25 Million in Equity Investment during AgTech Pitch Competition

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on November 03, 2017 10:50 AM

Western Growers’ AgSharks™ is the first agricultural technology competition to offer real-time investment opportunities and decision-making in front of a live audience IRVINE, Calif. (November 3, 2017) – Hazel Technologies, a start-up company that develops products that extend the shelf life of...

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Six AgTech Companies Selected to Compete for Up To $250,000 Equity Investment, Farmland in New AgSharks™ Competition

by sthara Communications Manager, Western Growers

Posted on October 27, 2017 10:32 AM

IRVINE, Calif. (October 20, 2017) – Western Growers and S2G Ventures have selected the six finalists who will be competing in AgSharks™ for equity investments totaling up to $250,000 to support the development and growth of their businesses, as well as for acreage to pilot their technologies. These...

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Western Growers, S2G Ventures Partner to Launch “Live” AgTech Initiative

by sthara Communications Manager, Western Growers

Posted on September 05, 2017 09:20 AM

AgSharks™ event to identify and advance key innovations for agriculture IRVINE, Calif., (September 5, 2017) -- Western Growers (WG) has partnered with S2G Ventures (Seed 2 Growth) to launch AgSharks, a new initiative to identify key innovations in the fresh produce industry. The AgSharks showcase...

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Western Growers Earns Second $30K AgTech Innovation Grant from Wells Fargo

by sthara Communications Manager, Western Growers

Posted on June 30, 2017 09:21 AM

IRVINE, Calif. (June 30, 2017) – In a joint effort to accelerate the development of agricultural technologies, Wells Fargo has awarded Western Growers a $30,000 grant for the second year in a row. The grant was presented at a private luncheon at the Western Growers Center for Innovation &...

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Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology Supports Startup Weekend Ventura County

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on February 15, 2017 03:22 PM

Members of Western Growers Association are encouraged to participate in Startup Weekend Ventura County and join in the development of innovative solutions for California’s agriculture industry IRVINE, Calif. (February 15, 2017): The Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology® (WGCIT)...

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Three Startups Receive Scholarship to Advance Agricultural Technologies Development

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on February 13, 2017 11:07 AM

Western Growers announces first set of scholarship winners; seven scholarships still available IRVINE, Calif. (February 13, 2017) – Western Growers has selected three start-up companies to receive a Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology® Scholarship: AgVoice, Food Origin and Wexus...

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Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology Celebrates One Year of AgTech Success

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on January 19, 2017 03:21 PM

IRVINE, Calif., (January 18, 2017) -- Today, the Western Growers’ Center for Innovation & Technology® (WGCIT) celebrates its one-year anniversary as a premier technology incubator aimed at bringing entrepreneurs together with farmers to develop innovative solutions to the biggest challenges...

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Western Growers Seeks Startups for $30,000 AgTech Scholarship

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on November 17, 2016 10:59 AM

IRVINE, Calif. (November 17, 2016) – The application period opened today for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology® (WGCIT) Scholarship Program. This is arguably the first scholarship program of its kind in that it provides the winner with residence at one of the country’s premier...

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Western Growers Engages Dennis Donohue to Lead Center for Innovation & Technology®

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on November 02, 2016 11:55 AM

Industry Veteran Brings Nearly Three Decades of Experience in Agriculture and AgTech  IRVINE, Calif., (November 2, 2016) -- Dennis Donohue, former mayor of Salinas, will work with Western Growers to further develop the Western Growers’ Center for Innovation & Technology® (WGCIT) into a premier...

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Six Startups Set to Compete in Western Growers AgTech Innovation Arena

by sthara Communications Manager, Western Growers

Posted on October 19, 2016 09:22 AM

IRVINE, Calif. (October 19, 2016) – Western Growers (WG) has chosen the final six start-up companies who will be competing for invaluable resources to support their growing businesses and advance the development of their innovative technologies that will be crucial to the sustainability of...

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