New Zealand has a vibrant technology startup ecosystem with many organizations working together to provide support, knowledge, funding and connections to New Zealand founders throughout their entrepreneurial journey. In this four-part series from NZ Growth Capital Partners, he meets technology start-ups across industries and the people who help them grow. Cropsy this week.
Cropsy was founded in 2019 by Leila Deljkovic and Ali Alomari (later joined by co-founders Rory Buchanan and Winston Su) with the vision to transform fruit farming for people and the planet through breakthrough technology. increase.
Cropsy’s purpose is to unlock the full potential of growers’ lands with previously unattainable insights. They created a complete vineyard management system powered by real-time AI and tracking the performance of every vine. Their technology allows growers to understand whole crops and track how they change over time. In a nutshell, this means bringing omniscience to fruit cultivation.
The team is focused on viticulture and was able to build new hardware that allows growers to better understand their entire crop without disrupting their daily operations. In the wine sector, they have strong relationships with early adopters of innovation such as: Pernod Ricard winemaker.
Funding from investors allows teams like the Cropsy team to grow, continue and expand their research and development (R&D), and bring their technology into the hands of more users.
Programs and Partners
sprout: Accelerator 2021
start mate: Accelerator 2021
Phase One Ventures: Networking and Mentoring
NZTE: Advisory, InvestHER 2021 Investment Showcase (with ARC Angels)
callahan innovation: Introductory subsidies, career subsidies, R&D loans
About NZ Growth Capital Partners
NZGCP is a government agency that exists to help New Zealand’s early stage businesses and investors become world class. We operate two funds:
our Aspire NZ Seed Fund Together with other like-minded investors, we invest directly in early-stage Kiwi technology start-ups.
our Boost NZ Venture Fund A fund of funds that invests in venture capital companies. It aims to fill the Series A and B capital gap of New Zealand’s high-growth technology companies.
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https://nzentrepreneur.co.nz/see-tomorrow-first-with-nz-growth-capital-partners-cropsy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=see-tomorrow-first-with-nz-growth-capital-partners-cropsy Cropsy – NZ Entrepreneur Magazine