AgBiome lands $166M for more secure crop protection technology

AgBiome lands $166M for more secure crop protection technology

The business captures varied microorganisms for farming applications, like crop protection, and screens pressures for the very best assays that would work for bug, disease and nematode control. AgBiome co-CEOs Scott Uknes and Eric Ward. AgBiome aims to add a second fungicide item, Theia, in early 2022, while a 3rd, Esendo was sent for Environmental Defense Agency registration. The company has grown to over 100 employees and will utilize the new funding to accelerate production of its 2 brand-new products, developing out its production capacity in North America and broadening its footprint internationally. Obloj stated AgBiome is running in a $60 billion market where the problems include products that put hazardous chemicals into the ground that end up in water systems.

The Severe Tech Difficulty Global Finals 2021 starts tomorrow

The Severe Tech Difficulty Global Finals 2021 starts tomorrow

Prepare for a start-up throwdown of worldwide proportions (actually). We’re the proud hosts of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Worldwide Finals, and the pitch competition action begins tomorrow, July 22 at 9:00 am (PT). Pro housekeeping idea: Attending this virtual pitch fest is 100% totally free, but you require to sign up here. Not familiar […] !? It’s the world’s biggest pitch competition focused on resolving mankind’s most vexing difficulties. The roadway to the XTC finals was crowded, to state the least. Young Sohn, co-founder, XTC and chairman at Harmann International; Bill Tai, co-founder, XTC and partner emeritus, Charles River Ventures; Regina Dugan, president and CEO of Wellcome Leap; Jerry Yang, founder/partner of AME Cloud Ventures and co-founder of Yahoo!

Announcing the agenda for Severe Tech Challenge Global Finals presented by TechCrunch

Here at TechCrunch, we’re big fans of start-up competitors. From our Additional Crunch Live Pitch-offs all the way up to the world-famous Disrupt Startup Battlefield, we can’t get enough of ’em. So we’re hooking up with Extreme Tech Difficulty(XTC )to present the Extreme Tech Obstacle International Finals, a startup competition focused on powering a [ …]
Extreme Tech Challenge is the world’s biggest transformative tech start-up competition and forum for the leaders of tomorrow to be able to release their complete capacity. 2 to fulfill the world’s best purpose-driven start-ups makingthe world much better through transformative tech. The reason we’re all here – the XTC Category and Special Awards Winners get their possibility to pitch their transformative tech ideas to a panel of specialist judges and hear their feedback. The reason we’re all here – the XTC Classification and Unique Awards Winners get
their chance to pitch their transformative tech ideas to a panel of expert judges and hear their feedback, in this second 2nd final last. The judging panel will crown the international winner of Extreme Tech Obstacle 2021 and likewise announce the winner of the Female Creator Award….

The future of flight can be energy-efficient

The future of flight can be energy-efficient

Can eVTOL vehicles be green? Specifically, can eVTOL vehicles be more energy-efficient than cars? Particularly, can eVTOL automobiles be more energy-efficient than cars and trucks? Our current Heaviside model utilizes about 120Wh per passenger mile, and does so at two times the speed of the Leaf: 100 miles per hour (of course, we can fly much quicker, if we choose). Why is Heaviside this efficient– doesn’t it take more energy to go faster? This is not simply observation, but can be mathematically shown. Heaviside is rather energy-efficient….