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2021 

Vertical AgriTech - Fresno Startup Creates Automated Modules for Growing Food | October 6, 2021 

 

Verdi - TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 | September 20, 2021 

WET Center - $50K SBA Growth Accelerator Prize Winner! | September 16, 2021 

 

WET Center - Valley Ventures Sixth Cohort! | August 26, 2021 

Hago Energetics - NASA Awards $750,000 in Competition to Convert Carbon Dioxide into Sugar | August 24, 2021 

Nitricity - Closes $5 Million Seed Round of Funding | August 12, 2021 

Stasis Energy Group - 1.6 Million in Funding by the California Energy Commission | July 23, 2021 

WET Center - Named #1 in Starter Story's 10 Best Startup Accelerators & Incubators in Fresno [2021]July 15, 2021 

 

WET Center - EPIC Prize Winner Blog I June 15, 2021

 

OffGridBox - Company with Local Ties Funded to Give Refugees Power I June 8, 2021

 

OffGridBox - SCCIF Announces Grant Winners I May 4, 2021

Box Power - PG&E and BoxPower Mitigate Wildfire Risk with Remote Hybrid Power Systems | April 29, 2021

GroGuru - Secures Series Seed Preferred Stock Investment from Agri-Food VC The Yield Lab | April 27, 2021

BioFiltro - O'Neil Winery and BioFiltro partnership featured in LocalIsh, an ABC30 special | April 26, 2021

Upcycle and Company - Revolutionizing Regenerative Agriculture | April 19, 2021

Dropcopter - Can crop pollination technology save the bee… from itself? | March 25, 2021 

Box Power - Comstock's Magazine Startup of the Month | March 5, 2021

Nitricity - Our Investment in Nitricity: Helping Farmers Feed the World While Saving the Planet | February 22, 2021

Nitricity - Q&A: Stanford grad student, Nicolas Pinkowski, discusses Forbes 30 Under 30, sustainability | February 21, 2021

All Power Labs - $3.2 Million in Funding by the California Energy Commission | February 5, 2021

 

Skyven Technologies - $1.1 Million in Funding by the California Energy Commission | February 5, 2021

AQUAOSO - Closes $2 Million Seed Round of Funding | February 2, 2021

2020

Activate.Org - "These Tomatoes are Fighting Climate Change" feature with Center for Irrigation Technology, WET Center, Nitricity and Fresno State's Student Cupboard.  | December 14, 2020

 

ABC 30 - O'Neill Vintners and Distillers and BiFiltro ABC 30 News Story | December 8, 2020

ABC 30 - CIT's appearance on ABC30's Valley Grown Episode | November 29, 2020

CMTC - CMTC's California's Manufacturing Network Welcomes 16 New Partners to Help Support CA Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19 | November 19, 2020

 

GV Wire - Water, Energy and Technology Center at Fresno State Wins $50,000 in Competition | October 8, 2020

 

Standford University / Stanford Energy - Stanford team puts decarbonized fertilizer to the test | September 25, 2020

THRIVE DemoDay 2020 - ConserWater Technologies announced as Peoples Choice Awardee I September 24, 2020

Wine Industry Advisor - O’Neill Vintners & Distillers Unveils Biofiltro’s Largest Worm Powered Winery Wastewater System in the World | September 17, 2020

LinkedIn - Membrion selected as one of the top 18 companies recognized at WEFTEC’s 2020 Innovation Showcase I September 3, 2020

ABC 30 Action News - Valley Ventures Program Helps Ag Business Entrepreneurs | August 28, 2020

Cal Tech Rocket Fund - Nitricity is awarded funds | July 8, 2020

Cision PR Web - GroGuru Awarded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant for Cyber Agriculture I July 3, 2020

Darigold - We are WIGGLING! BioFiltro announces its partnership with Darigold. BioFiltro will be helping Darigold reach their commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 I July 2, 2020

Ag Funder News - Fertilizer startup Upcycle & Co closes $825k seed round, sets sights on ag market I June 22, 2020

WET Center - SPREAD THE WORM! VALLEY VENTURES ALUMNI, BIOFILTRO, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ORGANIX, INC. TO ORCHESTRATE $205K COMPREHENSIVE STUDY WITH THE WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE.  I June 1, 2020

The Business Journal – Valley Ventures Company Raises $6M in New Funding  I March 11, 2020 

World Agri-Tech USA - AQUAOSO a Valley Ventures Alumni announced as a Finalist for The Radicle Challenge  I February 25, 2020

Yale Climate Connections - New York City Startup Called Re-Nuble Turns Food Waste into Fertilizer I February 5, 2020

American Farm Bureau - HydroSide Systems Wins Ag Innovation Challenge  I January 20, 2020 

Markets Insider - HyperBorean Selected for Climate Innovations Exchange, (CLIX) in Abu Dhabi  I January 13, 2020

Cision PR Web - Sprinkl: Cut the Cords, Sprinkl is going WIRELESS   I January 10, 2020 

2019

NPR - Worms Make Great Pets, And Other Reasons To Compost At Home  I December 19, 2019

Cision PR - Sprinkl Breaks New Ground with Sense, a Wireless Multi-Level Soil Moisture Sensor  I December 18, 2019 

Forbes - How One Boring Summer Turned Into Flying Cell Phone Towers For Africa  I December 8, 2019

WET Center - Valley Venture Alumni, Drought Diet Products Launches Product at Trusted Home Improvement Store I November 29, 2019

Grow NY - Dropcopter Wins $500,000 in Grow-NY Competition  I November 14, 2019

The Business Journal - Valley Ventures VI alumni Ecoli Sense wins $10K at the Central Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum  I October 28, 2019

Ag Web - Tennesse Producer Grant Norwood Partners with Valley Ventures Alumni GroGuru  I October 28, 2019

WET Center - Valley Ventures Alumni and Local Liquid filtration Company Wins Prestigious Irrigation Association Award I October 16, 2019

BoxPower Blog - BoxPower: The IKEA of Microgrids I October 7, 2019 

Cision PR - GroGuru Raises $2.9 Million in Seed Funding 

BioFIltro - BioThousands of Worms Wiggle into Wise Villa Winery  I September 18, 2019

AQUAOSO®  - AQUAOSO® An Alumni of Valley Ventures Joins The Techstars® Sustainability Accelerator  I July 29, 2019

Puget Sound Business Journal - Puget Sound Business Journal unveils the 2019 40 Under 40 class, Membrion Among Them I July 29, 2019

ConserWater - ConserWater Announces MoistureFocus, NitrumFocus and PhosphoFocus AI to bring Sensor-Free Soil Moisture, Nitrogen and Phosphorous Levels to All Farmers  I July 15, 2019

WISRAN - WISRAN Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation I July 2, 2019

H2 Refuel Accelerator - Electro Active Technologies Accepted Into H2 Refuel Accelerator  I June 17, 2019 

Oak Ridge National Laboratory - CEO of Electro-Active Technologies, Alex Lewis, was Accepted into the Innovation Crossroads I June 10, 2019

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center - Wells Fargo funded Innovation Incubator Selects First Cohort of Agtech Startups Focused on Sustainable Solutions I May 13, 2019

HyperBorean - HyperBorean Opens its Doors to Investors at Wichita State University I January 15, 2019

2018

Fresno State News – Central Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Returns Nov. 1st I October 30, 2018

 

Fresno State News – Entrepreneurship Forum Features Mondavi, Pitch Competition I October 9, 2018

Fresno State News – Forum to Feature Noted Entrepreneur Ed Pizzarello I April 13, 2018 

Fresno State News - Valley Ventures helps entrepreneurs earn millions of dollars I July 16, 2018 

Fresno State News - Valley Ventures Accelerator Fueling Innovation; Accepting Fall Applications I July 13, 2018

California State University - Six CSU Campuses Join Partnership to Develop Future ‘Green’ Entrepreneurs I January 18, 2018

 

Fresno State News - Valley Ventures now accepting applications for spring I January 11, 2018

2017

Fresno State News – Central Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Features Lorenzo Neal, Paul Singh I October 6, 2017

California Ag Today – Fresno State’s WET Center Home to BlueTechValley Entrepreneurs I September 13, 2017 

2016

Fresno State News – University Receives $5 Million Grant to Promote Water and Energy Innovation I May 31, 2016