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Aug 09, 2018

SWIIM System Announces the Closing of its Initial Series B-1 Round; Strategic Partnership with Western Growers Also Extended

2018-08-08T21:46:06+00:00Aug 09, 2018|

August 9, 2018 -- Denver, CO (BUSINESSWIRE)– Ag Tech and farm water management leader SWIIM System is proud to announce today that it has closed the first of two tranches of its Series B-1 extension offering to fund continued expansion of its water management platform.  Proceeds will also be used to fund the recent acquisition [...]

Jul 23, 2018

SWIIM Closes on Acquisition of OnFarm Systems

2018-07-23T14:35:22+00:00Jul 23, 2018|

SWIIM System is proud to announce that it has closed on the acquisition of Fresno-based OnFarm Systems Inc., a leading Internet of Things data integrator and provider of software and analytics tools that help farmers simplify their data while improving their efficiency, profitability and sustainability.  The transaction was first announced late in June, on the [...]

Jun 28, 2018

Forbes Ranks SWIIM in Top 25 Innovative Ag-Tech Companies for a Second Year

2018-06-27T23:43:07+00:00Jun 28, 2018|

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SWIIM System is proud to announce today that Forbes Magazine ranked SWIIM as one of the top 25 most innovative ag-tech companies globally of 2018 for a second consecutive year. SWIIM first made the prestigious list in 2017, when Forbes initially announced the ranking as they surveyed the agricultural technology landscape by speaking with experts, venture capitalists [...]

Jun 26, 2018

SWIIM Completes Negotiations for Acquisition of Data Integrator OnFarm Systems

2018-07-22T12:44:12+00:00Jun 26, 2018|

(BUSINESS WIRE - JUNE 26, 2018)--Ag Tech and farm water management leader SWIIM System is proud to announce today that it has completed negotiations for the acquisition of Fresno-based OnFarm Systems Inc., a leading Internet of Things data integrator and provider of software and analytics tools that help farmers simplify their data while improving their [...]

Jun 11, 2018

SWIIM Board Meets For Mid-Year Meeting

2018-06-11T10:45:46+00:00Jun 11, 2018|

SWIIM's Board of Directors and Officers met in Southern California for its mid-year, in-person board meeting last week.  This included a visit from the company's Australian backers based out of Melbourne.  A beautiful and productive day in Laguna Beach as the team wrapped up plans for a series of major announcements that will be forthcoming [...]

May 23, 2018

SWIIM CEO Comments on WG Annual Meeting

2018-05-23T10:58:55+00:00May 23, 2018|

"It gets better every year," says SWIIM CEO Kevin France.  "The stakeholders that are here are experts in their industry.  They are thinking about the largest challenges facing agriculture and how they need to be dealt with on a much broader scale."  Western Growers' nearly 100 year history of advocating for growers throughout the western [...]

May 09, 2018

SWIIM Presents at Innovation in the Central Valley

2018-05-11T12:22:31+00:00May 09, 2018|

SWIIM is spending a good bit of time throughout the Central Valley of California, helping growers understand their ag water budgets with a comprehensive suite of tools that are like no other.  We were proud to be invited by Western Growers to present our solution, dubbed the Quickbooks for agricultural water accounting just outside of [...]

Apr 09, 2018

WG Interviews SWIIM CEO on “Voices of the Valley” Radio Show

2018-04-08T22:28:13+00:00Apr 09, 2018|

Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology's lead and former Salinas, CA Mayor Dennis Donohue interviewed SWIIM's CEO Kevin France on its new radio show entitled "Voices of the Valley," on 1490 AM/104.9 FM KRKC. Kevin speaks about SWIIM's solution dubbed, "the QuickBooks for agricultural water management." The program aired on 4/9/18.  You can listen [...]

Feb 12, 2018

Visit SWIIM at the 2018 World Ag Expo in Tulare CA

2018-02-12T10:07:21+00:00Feb 12, 2018|

It's finally here!  This week is the 2018 World Ag Expo on February 13-15 in beautiful Tulare, CA - the heart of the Central Valley.   Visit our booth – Pavilion B, Booth #2200 and enter for a chance to win a Nook and a Book. If you can’t join us in person, click on the link below [...]

Feb 09, 2018

SWIIM’s Chief Water Engineer Speaks At Innovation in Imperial

2018-02-09T08:05:31+00:00Feb 09, 2018|

  SWIIM's Chief Water Engineer/Project Manager, and expert in on-farm water conservation, Darren Fillmore spoke on the water innovation panel at Innovation in Imperial, sponsored by Western Growers.  "Enormous amounts of information can be gathered on a farm operation - the key is to digest the information into something that is usable.  We talk to [...]