FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jen Peterson
SENTE FOUNDRY AND GROWRAY
OPEN APPLICATIONS FOR
AGTECH INVESTMENT PROGRAM
Chicago, IL (July 21, 2020): Sente Foundry LLC (“Sente”) in partnership with GrowRay Lighting Technologies announces a call for startups to participate in their Indoor AgTech program taking place virtually from October – December 2020.
Sente’s Indoor AgTech program curates a platform of leading-edge hardware, software, and process technologies that, working together, can deliver consistent, high-quality yield for indoor crops.
The program features an intense set of activities to analyze and evaluate participating startups, connect them with projects with indoor and greenhouse customers, and introduce them to an ecosystem of indoor AgTech investors and service providers. Startups will work with the Sente and GrowRay team using a structured process that better prepares them to attract serious investors and customers and places them in a fast-moving, talented ecosystem of indoor agriculture entrepreneurs.
Startups interested in participating should provide innovative solutions and technologies to improve, automate, and streamline agriculture in greenhouses and indoor growing environments. Specifically, Sente is looking for technology visionaries in Lighting Tech, Automation, Computer Vision, Operations Software, Fertigation Tech, Plant Data Technologies, Pest Control, and Workflow Management.
Applicants can be from anywhere in the world. The application deadline is Sunday, August 16. To apply for the program, please visit Sente’s website at https://www.sente.link/indoor-agtech.
About Sente Foundry, LLC
Sente Foundry, LLC (“Sente”), is a Chicago-based startup investment, scouting, and innovation platform. Sente searches the world for the most high-potential startups and helps them scale through partnerships with international corporations and investors. With Sente, startups can scale faster and do so internationally; investors get line-of-sight, and a new way to invest in the world’s most promising startups; and corporations accelerate innovation like never before. Since its founding in 2013, Sente has supported early-stage companies that operate in over 40 countries, received over $35M in funding, and have generated revenues exceeding $80M. Find Sente online at https://sente.link, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
GrowRay’s PhD-driven team of horticulture scientists and engineers, design and manufacture state-of-the-art, patented LED lighting to the greenhouse and indoor agricultural industry. GRT’s LED lighting products have a documented track record of significantly increasing the production output of high-DLI crops by 10-25% and dramatically reducing the energy cost by up to 45%. This product has applications in the cannabis and other agricultural operations with exponential growth potential. GRT is developing other innovative ancillary products to promote and develop new technologies/products for the industry through its joint venture with Sente Foundry in Chicago. Find GrowRay in person in Boulder, Colorado and online at https://growray.com/, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.