Press Release (ePRNews.com) - SAN FRANCISCO - Mar 19, 2019 - Solinftec, a leading international digital ag company, is among the top 60 agrifood tech startups nominated for a 2019 AgFunder Innovation Award. The awards recognize the innovators and entrepreneurs driving the agrifood tech sector. Winners will be announced at the ReThink Agri-Food Innovation Week in San Francisco on March 20. Solinftec is on the short list of candidates recognized in the category of Most Innovative International Startup Series A and Beyond.
Solinftec launched their U.S. headquarters in 2019, with plans to cover 170 million North American acres by 2020. Their state-of-the-art IoT-based farm management system works to integrate and digitalize all aspects of farming operations. Powered by ALICE, the first virtual assistant in agriculture, Solinftec monitors all farming processes by embedding smart black boxes in ag machinery and sensors in the field (both soil and weather). This provides real-time, actionable recommendations with the potential to revolutionize American farm operations.
“We are humbled to be among this highly respected list of agrifood tech startups. At the core of Solinftec’s mission, we are committed to continuously bringing cutting-edge technology to the farm, so we can do our part to tackle the world’s food challenges. Solinftec is inspired and ready to be a global driver for digital agricultural. This recognition from such a prestigious committee is an honor,” stated Renato Hersz, Solinftec’s strategy and corporate development director.
Solinftec works with relevant commercial and technological partnerships with OEM manufacturers and cooperatives to accelerate services within the American market.
About Solinftec: Solinftec is a digital agriculture technology company, unyielding in its long-term commitment to improve the worldwide food chain, with a mission to continuously leverage and invest in cutting-edge technology to increase farm efficiency while subsequently contributing to longer-term sustainability. Today, Solinftec solutions are utilized across more than 10 countries worldwide and the corporation is recognized as a global AgTech innovation leader.
Since 2018, Solinftec has invested heavily in the progression of artificial intelligence — eventually introducing ALICE, a first-of-its-kind artificial intelligence assistant specifically designed to work with production farmers to integrate and process data from machinery, people, climate and relevant external inputs. ALICE calculates producers’ ultimate needs/objectives and delivers real-time actionable recommendations. Its digital agronomy allows for data and predictive analysis that have been previously unavailable — empowering the potential for unprecedented efficiency and productivity.
Solinftec in numbers:
+ 18 million acres with its solutions
+ 30,000 agricultural equipment inputs digitally monitored
+ 100,000 users interacting daily