Jan 25th, 2021: For Immediate Release
AGvisorPRO starts 2021 with a couple of big wins.
SVG Ventures, one of the world’s most prolific agriculture investment firms, recently hosted the THRIVE Canada Challenge where over 90 Canadian startups entered to showcase their technologies. Of the 90, AGvisorPRO was selected as one of the 9 finalists and won The 2021 THRIVE Canada People’s Choice award.
THRIVE Founder and CEO, John Harnett explains, “With the Canada Challenge, we really focus on filling the ag tech ecosystem, which brings the farmers, the researchers, the scientists, the entrepreneurs, the investors together so we can address some of the key challenges that the industry is faced with. Canada has great agriculture entrepreneurs and we were very impressed with the quality of all the finalists ”
AGvisorPRO also won the Agribusiness Service award from Manitoba Ag Days for the Tech Direct Solution which connects farmers with industry technical representatives using the AGvisorPRO app.
“It is very exciting to be recognized for the work we are doing at AGvisorPRO.” says CEO Robert Saik, “We are building a new connectivity channel for agriculture which links farmers with advisors, industry professionals or government experts in a brand new way. With AGvisorPRO we can put an expert in the barn, in the field, in the shop or in the greenhouse without the expert having to be on the farm.”
AGvisorPRO is free to download and use with Tech Direct Industry Partners and farmers can also connect top independent advisors to help address operational issues.