Category: Entrepreneurship

SCAREcrow Farm Technology using AI to help farmers reduce mundane, repetitive and time-consuming tasks

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another article in our series spotlighting some of the teams participating in the 2020 edition of the “AgLaunch Bootcamp.” The program, which concludes tonight {click here to register}, was hosted by the Memphis-based AgLaunch organization in conjunction with the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, The Biz Foundry in Cookeville, and Sync Space in

Associates at Finistere Ventures offer some challenging thoughts for agtech companies

With the latest edition of the “AgLaunch Bootcamp” wrapping-up its 2020 virtual program tomorrow, we thought this recent post from PitchBook News very timely. It was written by three associates at Finistere Ventures and concludes with some ominous thoughts: “Agtech companies are likely to face a turbulent outlook for 2021. With farming

CNS announces changes in top two executive slots

Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC (CNS), prime contractor for the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge and the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, announced top executive changes Friday that are effective August 14. Michelle Reichert, the current Chief Operating Officer (COO) for CNS, succeeds Morgan Smith as President and Chief Executive