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Aker Secures Funding from Institutional Investors to Advance its TrueCause™ Technology

St. Louis, MO (August 27, 2019) – Today, Aker Technologies announced it has secured an investment of $2.6 million in new equity financing. The funding will be used to advance its TrueCause™ technology, an autonomous crop-scouting platform. TrueCause™ and the Aker Pest Network™ provide growers, suppliers, and ag retailers with under-the-canopy disease and pest crop […]

Full Stack Developer

Aker is a fast-growing precision agricultural startup. We are an innovation leader in evaluating crop health to enable precision farming. Aker has built its business by getting its boots dirty. Aker believes that deep soil and in-season crop monitoring are key to optimize inputs, yield and drive profitability. Consequently, Aker is dedicated to building the […]

Embedded / Full Stack Developer

WHO WE ARE Aker is a fast-growing precision agricultural startup. We are an innovation leader in evaluating crop health to enable precision farming. Aker has built its business by getting its boots dirty. Aker believes that deep soil and in-season crop monitoring are key to optimize inputs, yield and drive profitability. Consequently, Aker is dedicated […]

Danforth Center Features Aker

There are approximately 900 1 million acres of farmland in the US and less than two percent2 of the population directly works on farms. To ensure profitability, farmers and agronomists need to regularly scout their fields to ensure their crops are not being damaged by pests and diseases. This process takes countless hours and comes with a large […]

Business Development Lead

BACKGROUND Aker is a fast-growing precision agricultural startup. We are an innovation leader in evaluating crop health to enable precision farming. Aker has built its business by getting its boots dirty. Aker believes that deep soil and in-season crop monitoring are key to optimize inputs, yield and drive profitability. Consequently, Aker is dedicated to building […]

Aker Named to Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator’s Agtech Program

One of only five agtech companies selected for the IN2 program, Aker will receive up to $250,000 in technical support from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center   St., Louis, MO (May 14, 2019) — The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a technology incubator and platform funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by […]

Aker Partners with Sinclair College Partners to Advance the use of UAS Technology for Crop Management

  Dayton, OH – Sinclair College’s National UAS Training and Certification Center along with Aker, a nationally recognized industry leader in providing in-season crop protection data for farm operations, have created a new partnership to leverage unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology to monitor crops for disease, insects, and other stresses. “The Agriculture sector is the […]

Aker recognized by 2018 THRIVE at the Forbes AgTech Summit

Salinas, Calif., June 28, 2018—SVG Partners announced Philadelphia based startup Augean Robotics as the winner of the 2018 THRIVE AgTech Innovation Award early this morning during the fourth annual Forbes AgTech Summit. In addition to Augean Robotics, precision agriculture company Aker and microbiome company Intrinsyx Bio received honorable mentions. SVG Partners Founder and CEO John […]