Hortau CEO to Speak About “Building an AgTech Company from the Ground Up”

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (April 19, 2017) – Hortau CEO and Co-Founder Jocelyn Boudreau will speak about starting and growing an AgTech company on Friday at Global AgInvesting 2017 in New York, N.Y.

Boudreau will be hosting the presentation, “Employee No. 1 – Building an AgTech Company from the Ground Up,” along with Advantage Capital Partners Principal and Hortau Board Member Timothy Hassler.

Hortau CEO Jocelyn BoudreauA provider of precision irrigation management systems and services for agriculture, Hortau was founded by Boudreau and Dr. Jean Caron in 2002 in Québec, Canada.

Hortau will be celebrating its 15-year anniversary in May, and was recently named to the THRIVE AgTech Top 50 Growth companies list after seeing 50% growth the past five years.

Friday’s presentation kicks off the Post-Conference Seminar and Short Course in AgTech at Global AgInvesting, the world’s premier agriculture investment conference series.

The presentation runs from 9:15-9:45 a.m. EST at the Grand Hyatt New York at Grand Central Terminal.

For more information or to register for the event, visit globalaginvesting.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 eliminating the environmental impacts of crop production.

Hortau has offices, representatives and technicians throughout the U.S. and Canada. Learn more at Hortau.com.