October 3, 2015
FarmX recently travelled to China to participate in Finals of the Global Innovation Awards.
FarmX was honored to finish in the Top 10 of 21 teams competing in the finals, out of a total pool of 3000 startups that applied to the competition.
As Reported in the UC Berkeley SkyDeck News:
“SkyTeam FarmX was selected as one of the Top 21 (out of 3000) startups to participate in the final event of the Global Innovation Awards in Beijing on 25 August 2015. FarmX has worked to assist farmers maximize their productivity and reduce costs with a modern FarmMap that monitors soil, plant and environmental variables.
The Global Innovation Awards offered FarmX the opportunity to visit the Hangzhou Dream Town, an incubator space with 34 buildings, over 100 startups and Alibaba’s official Incubator. The team was also able to visit several leading Chinese Tech companies: Baidu, Alibaba, Foxconn, JD.com.
The SkyTeam FarmX ultimately finished in the top 10 of the competition and won $100,000! We are proud of the SkyTeam’s efforts and successes thus far!”
Link to SkyDeck News: http://skydeck.berkeley.edu/skyteam-farmx-recognized-at-the-hangzhou-dream-city/