GrowLab's Farm at Hand Wins NACO Pitch Competition

Posted by Techvibes NewsDesk

Yesterday, six incubated startups pitched at a competitive event hosted by the National Angel Capital Organization.

The startups were Transit App from FounderFuel; Viromo from Innovate Calgary; Liberate from MaRS; SqueezeCMM from Extreme Startups; TopLog from Launch 36; and Farm at Hand from GrowLab.

The Vancouver-based Farm at Hand won the pitch competition, which will grant them superior access to angel funding and support.

"Congrats to for winning the national NACO pitch competition," tweeted Dominique Belanger of BDC VC following the event.

The Canadian company is innovating the farm management software space. The software, available for free as an app or on the web, is compatible with any computer and smartphone device. It helps farmers manage field lists, commodity storage, equipment, utilities, and more.

Company:
BDC Capital
Website:
http://www.bdccapital.ca
Location:
Montréal, Québec, Canada

A subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), BDC Capital offers a full spectrum of specialized financing and investment solutions to help Canadian entrepreneurs achieve their full growth potential. With more than $1 billion under management, BDC Capital takes a strategic, patient approach to nurture companies’ development over the long term. From venture capital to equity to growth and transition... more

Company:
National Angel Capital Organization
Website:
http://www.nacocanada.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) accelerates a thriving, early-stage investing ecosystem in Canada by connecting individuals, groups, and other partners that support Angel-stage investing. NACO provides intelligence, tools and resources for its members; facilitates key connections across borders and industries; and advocates for Angel asset-class issues. NACO incorporated as a non-profit in 2002 to... more

Company:
GrowLab Ventures Inc.
Website:
http://www.growlab.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

GrowLab supports the World's best entrepreneurs through seed funding, office space, mentorship & programming in Vancouver & San Francisco. more

Company:
Farm At Hand
Website:
http://www.farmathand.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Farm At Hand is taking farm management from the notebook to the cloud. It is a multi platform, cloud based farm management program allowing farmers to update and track everything on their farm from seed to sale - production activities, inventory, contracts, deliveries and equipment management. Everyone in the operation stays in the loop with accessibility for multiple users from multiple devices. This same data... more


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