27 April 2022 |
Guardian: How VC-Backed Drones Are Revolutionizing Crop Spraying
By Joe Sweeny
Ag Tech! You may have seen crop spraying in movies done by biplanes or Vietnam veteran pilots. That is still how the market works today. Which is why our guest today is building a new kind of ag tech company based on crop spring drones.
We dive into Adam’s year in Shenzhen China building protocols-types for an automated dog feeder startup and eventually Guardian, what It means to raise corporate venture capital and have a giant corporation on your cap table, and what the agriculture market in the US really looks like.
Maybe most interestingly, we dive into the history of how some of the biggest breakthroughs in technology – from genetic engineering to autonomous driving today – all started with with equipment on American farms in the Midwest.
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