New Leaf Precision Ag will present at the CNvest: Terps and Tech startup and investor conference in San Jose, on April 9
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. – March 8, 2018 /Canna Newswire/ – New Leaf Precision Ag (www.newleafprecisionag.com) has been named a finalist chosen to present at the CNvest: Terps and Tech cannabis industry startup and investor conference next month. New Leaf Precision Ag will pitch an audience of accredited investors and media at the CNvest: Terps and Tech 2018 conference, taking place at the Hilton San Jose on April 9. Investors in the audience will also select a company for the standout pitch, who will receive a $10,000 cash prize.
“Our passion for helping growers get the most out of their crops has been warmly received by the cannabis community,” said Ian Schray, New Leaf Precision Ag CEO. “We’re focused on helping growers grow more, waste less, and deliver the same consistent quality product every time to their customers. CNvest will put New Leaf Precision Ag in front of important industry players, and we are hopeful we will look back at our participation as a key moment in making high-tech precision agriculture accessible to cannabis growers everywhere.”
CNvest entries were received from startups seeking funding located across North America, from Southern California to Eastern Canada. The sixteen CNvest finalists earned top scores on a set of criteria critical in determining both a company’s market and investment potential. Entries were analyzed by cannabis industry editors, reporters and influencers whose background make them uniquely qualified to uncover aspects of businesses that could help them thrive in the complex cannabis market.
“As a journalist covering the cannabis industry, I’m always scouting for new, innovative businesses that are solving real problems, and entrepreneurs in this space who have a vision and are driven to succeed,” said author of the book Start Your Own Cannabis Business and mainstream media cannabis reporter, Javier Hasse, one of the eight CNvest: Terps and Tech judges. “Being a part of the CNvest judging team has been an eye-opening experience and I look forward to seeing all the finalists further develop and present their pitches. I hope CNvest will play an important role in these sixteen companies’ financing and market success.”
Accredited investors wishing to attend can purchase tickets at:
About New Leaf Precision Ag
New Leaf Precision Ag’s team of imaging specialists, experienced software developers, and agriculture product experts is adapting a framework for evaluating plant health commonly used in traditional agriculture to meet the needs of cannabis growers at a fraction of the price.
With wholesale prices falling, it is essential for growers to maximize their crop and maintain the quality their customers and investors demand.
New Leaf Precision Ag’s proprietary system consists of special cameras that track the grow, evaluating nutrient uptake, how well plants are responding to light and heat, and detecting crop-killing anomalies before it’s too late. This system determines the VitalSense™—the overall health—of the whole crop, leading to increased yield, decreased waste, and improved crop-over-crop consistency.
For more information visit www.newleafprecisionag.com
About Canna Newswire and CNvest
CNvest™ is produced by Canna Newswire™, the cannabis industry’s platform for making news. The inaugural event, CNvest: Terps and Tech, is a cannabis science and technology startup and investment conference co-located with the Terpenes and Testing World Conference, April 9, 2018 in San Jose, California. CNvest’s mission is to become a leading platform for early stage cannabis startups seeking funding to network with cannabis investors and build their brands in the market. For more information visit www.cnvestevent.com.
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Karen Blondell for CNvest
Ian Schray for New Leaf Precision Ag