Startup Challenge Semifinalist: Barn Owl

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Team Leader:
Josh Phifer, WG’17
Team Members:
Vince Kuchar, WG’17
Nichin Sreekantaswamy, GEE’17

elevator pitch: Barn Owl develops the remote monitoring systems for agriculture, energy, and natural resources. We enable remote operators to automatically monitor resources and assets, improving efficiency and sustainability.

Where did the idea for your venture come from?
Josh grew up on a Wyoming ranch and experience the pains of manually monitoring assets over large, remote areas.

How will your venture change the world?
Our vision is to improve the efficiency and sustainability of remote operators, ultimately driving profitability and preservation of natural resources.

Fun Facts:

  • Josh – almost crashed a $150M airplane…twice.
  • Vince – loves Disneyland.
  • Nichin – loves cookies.

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