Organifarms joins global network of innovators
Constance, 18.05.2021 - Yesterday, Organifarms was selected to participate in the MassChallenge Switzerland 2021 accelerator program. Organifarms was one of over 1’000 other startups to apply for the accelerator located in Lausanne, Switzerland.
“We are really excited to be chosen for the MassChallenge Switzerland 2021 Accelerator and looking forward to being part of this global community of startups, mentors and partners”, says Co-founder Dominik Feiden.
Since 2016 MassChallenge Switzerland has been a leader in helping startups across Europe and beyond grow their businesses. To date, 396 MassChallenge Switzerland alumni have raised more than $ 318M in funding and created value for both economies and societies around the world
Organifarms develops automation technology for indoor farming systems, to reduce costs and contribute to a sustainable food system. The startup was founded by Dominik Feiden, Marian Bolz, Hannah Louise Brown and Mario Schaefer who bring together skills in management, economics, software development and mechanical engineering. In addition to that, Organifarms is supported by a great interdisciplinary team.
Currently, the company is developing its first product which is a harvesting station for strawberries. Through the MassChallenge, Organifarms is hoping to find suitable pilot customers and prepare for the next round of funding.
Organifarms develops robotic farming stations to automate complex processes in indoor farming environments. Features include the harvest, quality control, plant care and pollination. Key component of the technology is an intelligent software that detects position, ripeness, and quality of the fruit. The current product is designed for the cultivation of strawberries but can also be transferred to other crop types. Learn more about Organifarms at organifarms.de
MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Rhode Island, Switzerland, and Texas, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, more than 2,400 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $6.2 billion in funding, generated more than $3 billion in revenue, and created more than 157,000 total jobs. Learn more about MassChallenge at masschallenge.org.
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