News & Press

Oct 17, 2017

SWIIM CEO Featured in Arbinger Institute Article

2017-10-27T13:31:55+00:00 Oct 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+00:00 Sep 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+00:00 Sep 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+00:00 Jul 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+00:00 Jul 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 [...]

Jul 06, 2017

SWIIM Featured in Irrigation Today – July 2017

2017-07-06T11:25:01+00:00 Jul 06, 2017|

Tech Corner – Technies Invent Solutions to Ag Water Woes, by Stephanie TharaAs published in Irrigation Today, Page 30 – Volume 2, Issue 1 – July 2017He calls it an “on-farm water accountant.” As Kevin France, CEO of SWIIM System, pulls up a dashboard full of color-coded maps and water projection animations on his computer [...]

Jun 28, 2017

Forbes Ranks SWIIM in Top 25 Innovative Ag-Tech Companies

2017-06-28T11:18:00+00:00 Jun 28, 2017|

SWIIM is proud to announce that Forbes Magazine ranked SWIIM as one of the top 25 most innovative ag-tech companies of 2017. With SWIIM's growing list of marquee clients and its partnership with Western Growers Association, it is in a position to help growers of all sizes combat challenges associated with their water supplies.“The ag [...]

Jun 19, 2017

SWIIM Launches Its Newly Redesigned Website

2017-06-16T14:21:09+00:00 Jun 19, 2017|

SWIIM is proud to announce the launch of our new and improved website - with updated tools and features for clients and visitors, alike. We have redesigned it with you in mind - streamlining menus, simplifying navigation, building a responsive layout for all of our platforms and providing more resources and information on our products and services. [...]