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Posted on March 02, 2018 15:53 PM by WGCIT

Concentric Power: Cogeneration Solution Serves Processing Plant Needs. Brian Curtis, founder and CEO of Concentric Power speaks with POWER Magazine’s Aaron Larson on $100 million financing program for cogeneration and microgrid projects. Article and podcast link here.

Concentric Power Expands Board and Team to Support Growth. Energy, ag and infrastructure veterans sign on to scale next generation distributed power leader. 

Concentric Power Launches Program to Finance $100 million in Cogeneration and Microgrid Projects. Largest ag energy finance program of its kind shapes long range sustainable infrastructure for the industry. 

Boost Biomes: BREAKING AgFunder News: Boost Biomes Launches Microbe Discovery Platform with $2m Seed Round. San Francisco and WGCIT- based Boost Biomes has raised $2.05 million seed round to continue its microorganism discovery platform, between Nimble Ventures, Viking Global Investors, and Tencent. 

HarvestPort is featured on PBS Success Files, hosted by Rob Lowe. HarvestPort is a shared economy marketplace benefiting specialty crop farmers in California. Watch the full report here.

HarvestPort Commercial: HarvestPort is an online marketplace for agricultural resources. Learn how we first got started with a shared economy business model for equipment.

Soft Robotics: Everyday, robots perform tasks like picking apples, screwing lids on jars and sewing. But while robots excel at many things, designing them to grasp and handle delicate items has been a challenge. In this tech demo, robotics entrepreneur Carl Vause explains how the octopus tentacle inspired him to develop a machine capable of picking up the most fragile of objects. Soft Robotics CEO, Carl Vause, gives an insipiring TED Talk in Darmstadt, Germany.  Watch the full TED Talk here

TracMap: As TracMap continues to grow its presence in the US, their newest blog documents a customer success story from California's Sun Harvest Inc.. 

UNIBEST International: UNIBEST's technology will be the subject of the March Tech Talk, live from the Western Growers CIT in Salinas, on March 27, 2018. Register here for the Tech Talk with UNIBEST.

WaterBit: WaterBit’s partnership with AT&T was widely celebrated last week, and was detailed in ForbesGlobal NewsWire, and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.