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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 [...]

Jan 31, 2018

SWIIM CEO Presents at 56th Annual CA Irrigation Institute

2018-02-06T14:16:51+00:00Jan 31, 2018|

SWIIM's CEO Kevin France presented at the 2018 California Irrigation Institute annual conference in Sacramento, discussing the state of water availability throughout the state, and the solution we look to provide. He was a part of a panel comprised of ag-tech companies that are looking to provide solutions to water scarcity and the inevitability of [...]

Oct 17, 2017

SWIIM CEO Featured in Arbinger Institute Article

2017-10-27T13:31:55+00:00Oct 17, 2017|

Why Entrepreneurs Succeed Better with an Outward Mindset By the Arbinger Institute | October 17, 2017 A highly successful CEO and entrepreneur shares lessons from decades of building businesses. His biggest piece of advice? Adopt an outward mindset, even if it seems counterintuitive. Even if it seems impossible. Outward Mindset: The Key for Entrepreneurs SWIIM, [...]

Sep 19, 2017

SWIIM: Quickbooks for your water rights

2017-09-22T15:28:22+00:00Sep 19, 2017|

Throughout his career, SWIIM co-founder and CEO Kevin France has been involved in agricultural development ventures involving water rights, land and natural resources. His experience working with farmers and irrigation districts led to the development of SWIIM®  (Sustainable Water and Innovative Irrigation Management®) in 2009. France was motivated by the tragedy of “buy and dry” practices that permanently fallowed [...]

Sep 06, 2017

SWIIM Closes $4.5 Million Series B, Adds Strategic Board Member

2017-09-13T16:41:53+00:00Sep 06, 2017|

SWIIM System announced today that it has recently closed a $4.5 million Series B round designed to support its current growth trajectory.  The round was led by current investors, alongside private equity investor Costa Asset Management (CAM), co-founder of Australia’s largest grower and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables. The transaction includes a financing facility, [...]

Jul 27, 2017

SWIIM Featured in Forbes, Video Interview with CEO

2017-08-01T10:16:14+00:00Jul 27, 2017|

Can This Irrigation Startup Help Growers Thrive During Droughts To Come?In the world of irrigation technology, one eight-year old startup is rising to the top of the competitive pack. Denver-based SWIIM System - formally known as the Sustainable Water and Innovative Irrigation Management System - has software that creates a crop-water budget based on data [...]

Jul 11, 2017

SWIIM Featured in Californian Article

2017-07-12T15:47:54+00:00Jul 11, 2017|

SWIIM System is one of two agtech startups represented at Western Growers Innovation and Technology Center in Salinas, CA, that made the Forbes top 25 agtech startups.As originally published by Tom Leyde, for the Salinas Californian, July 10, 2017Agtech provides food for thoughtThe number of agtech startups continues to grow. That means new and better [...]