News

Laudato Si' Startup Challenge Cohort
August 5, 2017

Smart Yields Joins Laudato Si’ Startup Challenge

Smart Yields team arrives in Rome for first Vatican-blessed technology accelerator HONOLULU — Hawaii-based Smart Yields […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Sara Lin Article Headline
May 2, 2017

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 […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Ibis Networks Smart Socket
May 1, 2017

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 […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Lanikai School Garden
April 25, 2017

In the News: Smart Yields School Pilots

Our work with schools was featured in Pacific Business News today, in an article by Anna Hrushka: […]

Read Morearrow_forward
KITV 4 News Screenshot
April 20, 2017

In the News: Beta Launch

KITV 4 News, the Honolulu ABC network affiliate, covered the beta launch of our new […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Smart Yields Pitch

Smart Yields launches mobile app beta

2,000 users to pilot app; enriching data to improve and enhance farming

Read Morearrow_forward
Smart Yields in School
April 16, 2017

SEEQS Students Using Smart Yields!

We're thrilled to support these @seeqshi #girlsinstem as they conduct their agriculture energy projects utilizing […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Capitol Connection Header
April 13, 2017

Smart Yields Featured in ‘Capitol Connection’

The latest issue of “Capitol Connection,” the monthly newsletter of the office of Hawaii Governor […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Skyline
April 11, 2017

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.

Read Morearrow_forward
Smart Yields at the Hawaii State Capitol
March 28, 2017

Ag Day at the Capitol

Mahalo to the @hawaiifarmbureau for organizing "Ag Day at the Capitol"! We enjoyed the opportunity […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Hawaii News Now Screenshot
February 14, 2017

In the News: Smart Yields Seed Round

Our successful seed fundraising round was covered by Howard Dicus, business reporter for Hawaii News […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Vincent Kimura Shows App
February 13, 2017

Smart Yields raises over $500,000 in funding

Hawaii ag-tech company today announces it has raised $420,000 in seed round

Read Morearrow_forward
Smart Yields on Hawaii News Now
February 12, 2017

In the News: Michael Rogers on Hawaii News Now

Thanks to @HawaiiNewsNow for the opportunity to tell our story and talk about kickoff week […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Energy Excelerator Logo
February 4, 2017

Smart Yields Joins Energy Excelerator

Smart Yields has been accepted into the 2017 cohort of Energy Excelerator, which funds innovative startups to […]

Read Morearrow_forward
The Best of Startup Paradise
January 27, 2017

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 […]

Read Morearrow_forward
The New Wave of Farming
January 20, 2017

The New Wave of Farming

“Modern technology is putting new tools in the hands of Hawaii’s farmers — tools that […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Lanikai School
January 18, 2017

Smart Yields in Schools

Part of our sustainability mission includes fostering the next generation of growers and farmers. “School […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Lizzy Schiller

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 […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Robot Peppers from Hawaii Business Magazine
January 2, 2017

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 […]

Read Morearrow_forward
XLR8UH Logo
November 10, 2016

Smart Yields Joins Latest XLR8UH Cohort

Smart Yields has been selected among eight teams to enter the fifth cohort of XLR8UH, […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Vincent Kimura in Hong Kong
November 4, 2016

Smart Yields’ Asia Strategy

Hawaii’s Smart Yields eyes China for ag-tech expansion Honolulu-based agricultural technology company Smart Yields is […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Think Tech Hawaii Screenshot

Smart Yields Featured on ThinkTech

Lizzy Schiller and Kristen Jamieson joined host Ethan Allan today on “Likable Science,” a ThinkTech […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Justin Hedani and Vincent Kimura
July 29, 2016

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 […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Sustainable Brands Logo
May 3, 2016

Smart Yields to Pitch in San Diego

After a public vote and review by a selection panel, SmartYields was selected as a […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Verge Hawaii Header
April 26, 2016

VERGE Hawaii to Feature Smart Yields

Smart Yields prevailed in a three week public vote, earning a place on stage at the […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Chenoa Farnsworth and Vincent Kimura
April 3, 2016

Smart Yields Wins Another Pitch-Off

Smart Yields lead founder Vincent Kimura continued his winning streak yesterday in another “Shark Tank”-like […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Pitch the Capitol
April 1, 2016

Governor’s Office Highlights Smart Yields

Smart Yields was among the Hawaii startups featured by the Hawaii Governor’s office in the […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Smart Yields Honored at Hawaii State Capitol

Smart Yields Honored at the Capitol

Smart Yields lead founder Vincent Kimura was honored on Monday in a special recognition ceremony […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Pitch the Capitol
March 11, 2016

Smart Yields Wins First Pitch @ the Capitol

Smart Yields, led by lead founder Vincent Kimura, was named the winner of the first ever […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Hawaii Business Magazine on Data Driven Farming
March 1, 2016

Smart Yields Featured in Hawaii Business

Hawaii Business magazine’s latest issue includes a full-page feature on Smart Yields. Included as part […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Entrepreneur of the Year Vincent Kimura
February 26, 2016

Smart Yields Founder is Ag Entrepreneur of the Year

Smart Yields lead founder Vincent Kimura was named “Ag Entrepreneur of the Year” at the […]

Read Morearrow_forward
KITV 4 News Screenshot
November 14, 2015

In the News: Smart Yields on KITV

The Honolulu ABC affiliate, KITV, featured Smart Yields last night. Reporter Roger Mari visited Mari’s Gardens […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Nook Ebook Reader
November 9, 2015

Just How Hardware Agnostic Can We Be?

When we say our system will be designed to be hardware agnostic, we’re not just […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Vincent Kimura at Jacobs Farm
October 26, 2015

Gone to California

Lead founder Vincent Kimura had a great visit today with Jacobs Farm, an organic family […]

Read Morearrow_forward
Blue Startups Cohort 6
September 23, 2015

It’s Official!

We are honored to announce that Smart Yields has been accepted into the Fall 2015 cohort […]

Read Morearrow_forward