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PlantHive goes to GreenTech 2019

PlantHive goes to GreenTech 2019

Dear PlantHivers, Last week we attended the GreenTech 2019 conference, which took place in Amsterdam between the 11th and 13th of June! Attending horticulture-centered events that amass a great number of industry players is critical for expanding our network! More than 3,000 visitors and 500 horticulture-centered companies were present at the trade-show: LED manufacturers, greenhouse climate control companies, horticulture consultants, professional growers, fertilizer and seed manufacturers, … the list can go-on endlessly! it’s nice to see how fast our industry…

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PlantHive attends HackBelgium 2019

PlantHive attends HackBelgium 2019

Dear PlantHive enthusiasts, From the 28th until the 31st of March, our team attended the annual conference/workshop, Hack Belgium, which took part in Thurn et Taxis, the biggest venue of our hometown! Hack Belgium is the perfect place for networking, as well as an excellent opportunity for our team to take our minds of the stress, and give us some time to reflect on our advancement. This was the third time we took part in this event. As always, our…

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PlantHive goes to Aquafarm/Novelfarm 2019

PlantHive goes to Aquafarm/Novelfarm 2019

Dear PlantHive enthusiasts, Last week Yanni and I attended the Aquafarm/Novelfarm conference which took place in the town of Pordenone, located in the North of Italy. Transporting a prototype to a conference is always a challenge! This time we chose to go by car, which made it a very long trip to reach our destination. We still managed to catch some nice views while we passed through Luxembourg, Metz, Strasbourg, Basel, Zurich and Milan. This year, the conference was split…

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PlantHive goes to Tech Crunch Disrupt 2018!

PlantHive goes to Tech Crunch Disrupt 2018!

From the 3rd until the 8th of September 2018, Yanni and I represented PlantHive on TechCrunch Disrupt, which took place in the heart of Silicon Valley! The venue gathered more than 3.000 people and took place at the “Moscone West”, located in San Fransisco’s city center! Taking PlantHive to SF was a wonderful experience! We had the opportunity to meet a lot of interesting people and awesome start-ups, but also spread to word about urban and vertical farming to the other…

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PlantHive Goes to GreenTech – Amsterdam 2018

PlantHive Goes to GreenTech – Amsterdam 2018

Last week, Yanni and I attended GreenTech – Amsterdam, the biggest international horticultural trade-show in Europe. There, we were present as members of the Association for Vertical Farming, which had a dedicated vertical farming pavilion, with a lovely espresso bar to welcome new members and set meet-ups across the industry. This was a great networking opportunity since many established players were present along up-and coming start-up projects. During the three days trade-show, three round-table talks were held in the AVF…

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PlantHive goes to Eisenwarenmesse 2018!

PlantHive goes to Eisenwarenmesse 2018!

Last week, we were invited by the tech enthusiast and futurist Richard van Hooijdonk to participate to the Eisenwarenmesse 2018, which took place in the exhibition center of Koeln! This was yet another sweet opportunity to take our prototype for a ride and showcase our smart garden abroad. So I hopped into the car with our Mad Scientist, Federico, and we hit the road to Germany! The Messe in itself was very interesting; a real mecca of hardware! From screws…

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Planthive joins Aquafarm 2018 !

Planthive joins Aquafarm 2018 !

Last month, our CFO, Yanni Garcia Postigo, represented PlantHive during the annual Aquafarm convention, which took place at the beautiful Pordenone, located in the north of Italy. There, for two days, he had the chance to meet with various players of the aquaponic and vertical farming community. Since we finally figured out how to work around all the hustle of traveling with a live prototype, our PlantHive V1.0 made its first trip abroad! We are very happy to have shared…

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