Highlights from Our Stakeholder Event
Video highlights from the May 2018 Stakeholder Event at Kohala Institute.
Smart Yields Expands into Asia
Hong Kong's Cyberport Incubation Programme gives Smart Yields a springboard into Asia.
Smart Yields Video Debuts
What if we could farm smarter?
Smart Yields Presents at Agri Tech Venture Forum
Smart Yields was one of six companies featured in the "Company Showcase" at the AGRI Tech Venture Forum, held May 10, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Smart Yields Named ‘Most Innovative Company’
As part of the 2018 awards program of the Hawaii office of the Small Business Administration (SBA), Smart Yields was named "Most Innovative Company" in the Editor's Choice category by Hawaii Business Magazine.
Smart Yields Hosting Stakeholder Event at Kohala Institute
In addition to reporting on the last few exciting months of progress, we will lay out our vision for the future, feature our partners in Hawaii, Colorado, and Holland, and lead off-site tours ranging from Kona coffee farms to astronomy facilities on Mauna Kea.
Hawaii Shines on National Ag Day
Hawaii is uniquely positioned to address agriculture's most pressing issues, then scale them for the global stage.
Smart Yields Backs Hackathon Teams
This year’s AT&T Hackathon was the biggest one yet, drawing a record 200 participants who […]
Smart Yields Backs Paid Family Leave
A bill before the Hawaii state legislature seeks to give employees access to leave benefits […]
Rome Accelerator Recap
Smart Yields was one of nine companies selected from among hundreds around the world to participate in this Vatican-blessed accelerator program. This triumphant LSC finale was the beginning of the next chapter of Smart Yields' evolution. Join us!
In The News: To App or Not To App
"What’s attractive about an app is that information can be quickly distributed to a large audience, says Justin Hedani, co-founder and chief technology officer of Smart Yields, a technology platform that connects farmers to sensors and uses software to engage those farmers."
Smart Yields in ‘State of the State’ Address
As part of his pitch to increase local food production, Hawaii Gov. David Ige cited Smart Yields in his 2018 "State of the State" address before a joint session of the legislature.
Smart Yields Sponsors Hawaii’s First Ag Hackathon
The AGathon has been in the works for more than two years, and Smart Yields has been a part of the planning for the ag hackathon from day one.
Rome Accelerator Vlog #3
The Laudato Si' Challenge Demo Day was a fantastic finale to a wonderful four-month tech accelerator program, and the Smart Yields team and friends reflect on the journey, now looking ahead.
Rome Accelerator Vlog #2
After weeks of intense preparations, cofounder and Chief Agricultural Officer Michael Rogers finally takes the stage at the Laudato Si' Challenge Demo Day, inside Vatican City.
Rome Accelerator Vlog #1
Heading into demo day for the The Laudato Si' Challenge accelerator program, cofounder and Chief Agricultural Officer Michael Rogers shares how he's feeling the day before taking the stage in Vatican City.
In The News: Final Smart Yields Pitch in Rome
“We believe access to nutritious food is a basic human right. We are building a community that grows and learns together using technology to create a future with enough food for all to live peacefully in a healthy environment.”
In The News: 10 People to Know
"I learned firsthand the challenges that small- and medium-sized farms face, and that they could be left behind as big players in the U.S. and internationally invested heavily in R&D."
Smart Yields Joins Laudato Si’ Startup Challenge
Smart Yields team arrives in Rome for first Vatican-blessed technology accelerator HONOLULU — Hawaii-based Smart Yields […]
In the News: Hawaii’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
The “Tech View” column by Sara Lin in today’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser wrote about how the entrepreneurial ecosystem […]
Smart Yields, Ibis Networks join forces to help farmers
Two Hawaii startups will advance energy conservation in the agriculture industry Hawaii ag-tech startup Smart […]
In the News: Smart Yields School Pilots
Our work with schools was featured in Pacific Business News today, in an article by Anna Hrushka: […]
In the News: Beta Launch
KITV 4 News, the Honolulu ABC network affiliate, covered the beta launch of our new […]
Smart Yields launches mobile app beta
2,000 users to pilot app; enriching data to improve and enhance farming
SEEQS Students Using Smart Yields!
We're thrilled to support these @seeqshi #girlsinstem as they conduct their agriculture energy projects utilizing […]
Smart Yields Featured in ‘Capitol Connection’
The latest issue of “Capitol Connection,” the monthly newsletter of the office of Hawaii Governor […]
Smart Yields in Tokyo for AG/SUM
Smart Yields was honored to participate in the inaugural AG/SUM Harvest hackathon at Toranomon Hills in Tokyo, Japan.
Ag Day at the Capitol
Mahalo to the @hawaiifarmbureau for organizing "Ag Day at the Capitol"! We enjoyed the opportunity […]
In the News: Smart Yields Seed Round
Our successful seed fundraising round was covered by Howard Dicus, business reporter for Hawaii News […]
Smart Yields raises over $500,000 in funding
Hawaii ag-tech company today announces it has raised $420,000 in seed round
In the News: Michael Rogers on Hawaii News Now
Thanks to @HawaiiNewsNow for the opportunity to tell our story and talk about kickoff week […]
Smart Yields Joins Energy Excelerator
Smart Yields has been accepted into the 2017 cohort of Energy Excelerator, which funds innovative startups to […]
Finalist for People’s Choice Startup of the Year
Smart Yields is one of six finalists for “People’s Choice Startup of the Year,” presented […]
The New Wave of Farming
“Modern technology is putting new tools in the hands of Hawaii’s farmers — tools that […]
Smart Yields in Schools
Part of our sustainability mission includes fostering the next generation of growers and farmers. “School […]
Smart Yields names Lizzy Schiller Head of Education and Growth
HONOLULU – The Hawaii ag-tech start up Smart Yields has named Lizzy Schiller as its […]
In the News: Smart Yields and the Future of Farming
Smart Yields was featured in the January 2017 issue of Hawaii Business magazine, which covered […]
Smart Yields Joins Latest XLR8UH Cohort
Smart Yields has been selected among eight teams to enter the fifth cohort of XLR8UH, […]
Smart Yields’ Asia Strategy
Hawaii’s Smart Yields eyes China for ag-tech expansion Honolulu-based agricultural technology company Smart Yields is […]
Smart Yields Featured on ThinkTech
Lizzy Schiller and Kristen Jamieson joined host Ethan Allan today on “Likable Science,” a ThinkTech […]
In the News: Smart Yields in Accelerate Magazine
The food world is at odds. On one hand, you have the farm-to-table movement, which […]
Smart Yields to Pitch in San Diego
After a public vote and review by a selection panel, SmartYields was selected as a […]
VERGE Hawaii to Feature Smart Yields
Smart Yields prevailed in a three week public vote, earning a place on stage at the […]
Smart Yields Wins Another Pitch-Off
Smart Yields lead founder Vincent Kimura continued his winning streak yesterday in another “Shark Tank”-like […]
Governor’s Office Highlights Smart Yields
Smart Yields was among the Hawaii startups featured by the Hawaii Governor’s office in the […]
Smart Yields Honored at the Capitol
Smart Yields lead founder Vincent Kimura was honored on Monday in a special recognition ceremony […]
Smart Yields Wins First Pitch @ the Capitol
Smart Yields, led by lead founder Vincent Kimura, was named the winner of the first ever […]
Smart Yields Featured in Hawaii Business
Hawaii Business magazine’s latest issue includes a full-page feature on Smart Yields. Included as part […]
Smart Yields Founder is Ag Entrepreneur of the Year
Smart Yields lead founder Vincent Kimura was named “Ag Entrepreneur of the Year” at the […]
In the News: Smart Yields on KITV
The Honolulu ABC affiliate, KITV, featured Smart Yields last night. Reporter Roger Mari visited Mari’s Gardens […]
Just How Hardware Agnostic Can We Be?
When we say our system will be designed to be hardware agnostic, we’re not just […]
Gone to California
Lead founder Vincent Kimura had a great visit today with Jacobs Farm, an organic family […]
We are honored to announce that Smart Yields has been accepted into the Fall 2015 cohort […]