Hortau Named to THRIVE AgTech Top 50 List

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2017) – Hortau has been named to the THRIVE AgTech Top 50 Growth companies list, a global list of the “top 50 companies shaping the future of agriculture.”

Hortau, a provider of precision irrigation management systems and services for agriculture since 2002, was recognized for its work in the Connected Devices category.

The first annual list was announced by SVG Partners, a Silicon-Valley based investment and technology based advisory firm, and announced in today’s Salinas Californian.

According to the announcement, the list was compiled as a collaborative effort between SVG Partners, THRIVE, and corporate partners city of Salinas, Verizon, Western Growers Association, Taylor Farms, Yamaha Motor Venture & Laboratory Silicon Valley, Driscoll’s Berries, Panasonic, JV Smith, and Wells Fargo.

Innovative agtech companies from across the country and globe were also recognized from the biotech, cloud services, big data, robotics, infrastructure and supply chain sectors.

The entire THRIVE AgTech Top 50 Growth companies list is available via the Salinas Californian.

To learn more about Hortau’s irrigation management services for agriculture, visit Hortau.com

About Hortau

Hortau, a global leader in wireless, web-based irrigation management systems, was founded in 2002 by two agriculturally minded entrepreneurs, Dr. Jean Caron, agronomist, Ph.D in Soil Physics, and Jocelyn Boudreau, agricultural engineer, M.Sc. in Soil Physics.

Hortau’s patented, irrigation management solutions help growers detect plant stress, ensuring optimal crop growth while reducing water and energy use as well as eliminate environmental impacts of crop production.

With U.S. operations based in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Hortau has offices, representatives and technicians throughout North America, including a Canada headquarters in Quebec. Learn more at Hortau.com.