BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boulder-based tech startup Grownetics is installing their third system at Green Dream Cannabis, an R&D cultivation facility managed by Shift Cannabis Company. Grownetics combines hardware, software, and artificial intelligence to offer cannabis cultivators the most complete management and optimization solution on the market.
Shift Cannabis is a leading consulting and management firm for boutique cannabis cultivation. Known for being at the forefront of grow technology, the extremely knowledgeable team, founded and led by Travis Howard and award winning cultivator Reed Porter, will be training their staff on the Grownetics platform so they can move forward with recommending the advanced cultivation tool to their clients. Green Dream is a highly esteemed medical cannabis facility, with a long history of providing some of the highest quality cannabis in the country on the medical market.
After breaking $400,000 in sales within a year of incorporating, Grownetics continues to move quickly. Their first two facilities are seeing unprecedented savings of 60% in operational costs while also increasing yields.
Duffy spoke about the trajectory of the company, stating, “Up until this point we’ve invested almost all of our resources into our extremely talented tech team and R&D which has paid off exponentially. I’m extremely proud of our team as we’ve been executing on every level. We’ve not only been breaking our revenue projections to this date, but the savings our customers are experiencing are higher than anyone else is seeing. Now we can’t wait to take this advanced technology and establish ourselves as the most advanced system within the indoor/greenhouse agricultural market.”
By combining big data and machine learning optimization algorithms, Grownetics helps growers reduce costs, decrease energy usage, and increase overall quality and yield. It has been described as the “self-driving car” for agriculture. The company and its smart-thinking, fully automated garden system is poised to be the leader in automation and machine learning for both cannabis and indoor agriculture as a whole.
Duffy is speaking at the Boulder Theater on December 6th where he will be presenting to some of the most prominent people in the Colorado tech community.