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Monthly Archives: May 2017

VIDEO: Two US VC’s explain why Kiwi startups fail in Silicon Valley

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: Silicon Valley|Tags: , , , |

At the Farming2020 event last Thursday, the morning session was dedicated to the theme; 'Taking New Zealand AgTech to the US'. It was introduced by US Consul General, Melanie Higgins and closed with a 40 minute live Skype call with Dennis Donohue, Head of the Western Growers Technology & Innovation Center, in Salinas, CA. More about [...]

The Farming2020 View: Techweek17 has not ended. It’s just begun.

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: AgTech|Tags: , , , , |

Techweek17 has officially ended. Over the past 10 days, 270+ tech-focused events have been held across New Zealand. Hat doffed to Jenn Clamp, Graeme Muller and the whole Techweek17 team for making this happen. It’s a totally awesome achievement. Farming2020 however, was never intended to be just another Techweek17 three-day event. It was designed as a [...]

Techweek 2017’s Farming2020 kicks off tomorrow: What you need to know

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: AgTech|

As you read this blog post, I will be on-site at the LIC innovation Farm with the Farming2020 Exhibition Marquee builders, the electrical sub-contractors, our friends from Spark who are adding yet more WiFi capacity to the Farm, the WINTEC team who are setting up the video and live stream systems for the Farming2020 Presentation [...]

MetService and BloomSky at Farming2020 – Media Release

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Agrigate|Tags: , , |

Wellington - 03 May 2017: Agrigate dairy portal partner, MetService, plans to install BloomSky weather data devices on the LIC Innovation Farm in the South Waikato ahead of Farming2020 which takes place there from Tuesday 9 May to Thursday 11 May 2017. The 2017 Farming2020 Event Farming2020 is designed to showcase some of New Zealand’s leading [...]

Farming2020 to facilitate US market entry for New Zealand AgTech

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Silicon Valley|Tags: , , , , , |

Last month, the New Zealand delegation participating in the 2017 Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program visited Salinas, the major AgTech hub in Northern California. Whilst the delegation listened to presentations from some of the key players that make up this dynamic ecosystem, I slipped out of the room to catch up with Dennis Donohue, Head of [...]

BREAKING: More Headline Speakers Announced for Farming2020

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Farming2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Last Monday, we published the Farming2020 Presentation schedule. You can view it under the Programme tab above this blog post. From a New Zealand perspective, it's a schedule designed to map established major New Zealand agribusinesses with the country's start-up and emerging AgTech ecosystem. It meets the main mission statement that Farming2020 shared at inception. [...]