Meet the Barnstormer, the Autonomous Swarming Farm Tractor

Aiming to enhance efficiency and reduce downtime in Saskatchewan’s farming industry, Parker Wells, CEO & Co-Founder of Barnstorm Agtech Inc., is leading the development of mid-sized, compact self-driving tractors (a.k.a. the Barnstormer) to assist in performing tasks like harrowing, land rolling, spreading, and others.   As Wells operates his own farm, he saw firsthand how his…

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Wrapping-up 2021 with Record-Breaking Successes

As 2021 comes to an end, we would like to highlight some of the tremendous successes within the province’s tech and research sectors, fueled by innovative entrepreneurs within a collaborative and supportive community. From reaching a record-breaking $201M in venture capital deployed (up to the third quarter) led by local tech giants Vendasta and 7shifts, launching the agtech venture capital…

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SkillShark Takes Athlete Evaluations to the Next Level

Founder of SkillShark, engineer, and sports coach, Neil Anderson, is taking athlete evaluations to the next level. Over six years ago, Anderson saw the difficulties that kids and youth sports league coaches, including himself, experience when manually evaluating (a.k.a. using pen & paper) their players. It was extremely time-consuming and frequently caused inaccuracies in scoring and ranking.…

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