Company Profile

AeroFarms

For leading the movement to grow food more sustainably with zero soil and very little water.

Industry
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Location
Newark, New Jersey
Year Founded
2011
Company Size
51-200 employees
Data as of Publication on Jun 13, 2017

Blue River Technology

For building smart farming machines that massively reduce the amount of chemicals required to grow food.

Blue River Technology's LettuceBot.
Industry
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Location
Sunnyvale, California
Year Founded
2011
Company Size
11-50 employees
Data as of Publication on Jun 13, 2017

Pirch

For reinventing the appliance showroom as a place where you can test-drive everything--even showers.

Pirch showroom.
Industry
Retail
Location
San Diego, California
Year Founded
2009
Company Size
201-500 employees
Data as of Publication on Jun 13, 2017

Ginkgo Bioworks

For making genetic code as easy to customize as computer code.

Ginkgo Bioworks.
Industry
Manufacturing
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Leadership
Jason Kelly
Year Founded
2008
Company Size
51-200 employees
Data as of Publication on Jun 13, 2017

SoFi

For tackling online, tech-savvy consumer finance for Millennials, with a focus on student loans.

SoFi co-founder Mike Cagney.
Industry
Financial Services
Location
San Francisco, California
Year Founded
2011
Data as of Publication on Jun 13, 2017