“Solving the climate crisis is within our grasp, but we need people to stand up and act” – Al Gore, Chairman, Generation Investment Management
Sigrow is proud to announce that they have been chosen as one of the winners of the ‘Planet:Tech’ competition, sponsored by Accenture Strategy and Web Summit. As a winner, Sigrow is offered a 3-day exhibition stand at Web Summit 2018! Together with nineteen other impactful tech startup’s, Sigrow is flying to Lisbon to talk about sustainability and the future of our planet. Themes that are to be discussed are climate change, poverty and scarcity of (natural) resources. Together with the other participants, tech inspired solutions will be discussed and the agenda will be set for future action.
Sigrow, a young and dynamic company that aims at simplifying agriculture by means of Internet of Things technologies, has been selected to exhibit at Web Summit 2018. The company has been chosen as one of the winners of the ‘Planet:Tech competition’, sponsored by Accenture Strategy. Being part of a selected group of 20 impactful tech startups, Sigrow will exhibit during the 3-days of Web summit. In Lisbon, Sigrow will show its commitment for a more sustainable planet. Themes that are to be discussed are climate change, poverty and scarcity of (natural) resources. Together with the other participants, tech inspired solutions will be discussed and the agenda will be set for future action.
In 2010, Web Summit started as a simple yet relevant idea of connecting communities and industries through technology. Now, approximately seven years later, Web Summit has grown to become the “the largest technology conference in the world”. On 6, 7 and 8 November of this year, 60,000 people will meet in Lisbon to talk about the latest advances in technology. At this event, several CEO’s of the most influential enterprises on earth gather to talk about the importance of technology within their businesses. Being part of Web Summit, ‘Planet:Tech’ focuses on how technology can help with safeguarding the future of planet earth. This event connects, inspires and stimulates small- and big enterprises with the aim of realising future betterment for our earth.
Sigrow is a young and dynamic company that aims at simplifying agriculture by means of Internet of Things technologies. Sigrow developed an unique solution that enables growers to measure and act upon the most fundamental climate and soil factors for growing plants. Their vision, “you can only control what you measure”, underlines the importance of data for the horticultural industry. By intelligently intervening with climate factors, the quality and quantity of agricultural yield can be maximised. Realising savings in terms of water, energy and labour are logical consequences of controlling the greenhouse environment. Sigrow has a growing customer base and operates both on a national and international level.