Waterloo-based Grobo is shipping its first units of Grobo One, a hydroponic grow box that automates the process of growing small crops of food and weed, on 4/20. Grobo claims it’s the first company in this space to begin delivering to customers.
“I’m hoping to find the next global company to emerge from [the University of Waterloo],” said Lyon Wong, co-founder and partner at Spectrum 28, a $170 million Venture Capital fund based out of Silicon Valley.
This past December, Velocity hosted the Fall 2016 Velocity Fund Finals (VFF), a pitch competition that awards $125,000 each term to help startups build their business. We caught up with one of the $25K winners, Curiato, for a post-VFF update.