WAUKEE, IA — AgriSync announced that it has been selected to pitch at the AgLaunch Startup Station during the 66th annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, scheduled for March 2, 2018 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tenn. As a leading accelerator program, AgLaunch develops agtech startups, creates value-chain companies, builds collaborative farmer networks and addresses gaps in the regional food and ag innovation ecosystem.
AgriSync is a communication platform connecting farmers with their trusted experts. AgriSync helps agriculture experts to easily see, solve, and track support issues and proactively educate their customers in a mobile-first, video-first manner on any device. With AgriSync, experts deliver better service to their farmer customers at a fraction of the cost while helping farmers maximize uptime and accelerate their adoption of essential innovations.
“We are looking forward to participating in the AgLaunch Startup event at the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show,” says Jerrod Westfahl, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of AgriSync. “It’s an honor to be selected to pitch alongside some of the most innovative agtech entrepreneurs across the country as we share ideas that will shape the future of food and agriculture. Pete Nelson and the whole AgLaunch team are creating effective programs and support structures to help ag innovations thrive, and we are pleased to contribute to and benefit from those efforts.”
“AgLaunch Startup Station, returning for a second year, is an extremely popular event that features new technology and innovations for production agriculture,” says Tim Price, show manager. For the past 66 years, Price says, the show has incorporated exhibits and education, giving attendees one place to see and learn. “See the latest technology and innovation, and learn about emerging issues and marketing techniques, all at one location.”
Through its participation in AgLaunch’s ecosystem, AgriSync will make its system available for other AgLaunch startups and the AgLaunch Farmer Network for collaboration during field trials and other early adoption efforts in 2018.
Date and time: Friday, March 2, 2018, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Investment Pitch Session #1: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Investment Pitch Session #2: 1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Location: Chickasaw Room, Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
AgLaunch accelerates new innovations in food and agriculture. The organization addresses global issues while creating local opportunities in the Mid-South. AgLaunch connects agricultural researchers, entrepreneurs, farmers, investors, corporations and nonprofit organizations to address real farm and supply chain needs. AgLaunch is an initiative of Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, and includes a robust group of public and private partners including University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture & Tennessee State University.
AgriSync, Inc. makes cloud-based software for mobile collaboration and customer support in agriculture. The company's AgriSync® software is licensed to OEMs and distributors serving farmers, allowing those businesses to easily see, solve, and track support issues and proactively educate their customers in a mobile-first, video-first manner on any device. With AgriSync, experts deliver better service to their farmer customers at a fraction of the cost while helping farmers maximize uptime and accelerate their adoption of essential innovations. Further information is available at www.agrisync.com.