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AG-Griffin

ArborTag™ is a fully integrated RFID tagging solution for locating, inventorying, and digital monitoring plants throughout their life cycle

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Tacoma, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website ag-griffin.com

Company Summary

AG-Griffin is an RFID software/hardware developer. The firm developed ArborTag ™ for the WA State Dept, of Agriculture (WSDA) to meet two basic needs: an accurate system to identify and locate trees in a high density plant nursery and a system to compare digital images of individual plants over time. The critical component is a robust, user friendly, affordable RFID tag that meets the requirements for deployment in high vegetation environments

Team

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    Francis J Pierce, PHd
    Manager

    Former Director, Center for Precision Agricultural Systems, Washington State University. Developed AgWeatherNet and AgFrostnNet wireless networks, crop load sensor for grapes, harvest tracking system for fruit, irrigation monitoring and control system, targeted spraying system for grape vines

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    Gregory M Stewart
    Manager

    RFID system integrator since 1996 with experience developing solutions for automation of harvest, tree tagging, and rum drum tracking. Mr. Stewart specified the handheld hardware that includes GPS, bar code, camera, RFID, direct sun light display which is immersable.

    He has taken a former company from zero sales to $80 million and then sold it to the Bristol Bay Native Corporation (Landmass Size of Ohio).

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    Jay Jones
    Software Developer

    Having grown up on a family farm Mr. Jones became an accomplished software programmer doing work for the FAA, FBI. Mr. Jones is the primary software architect of the tree tagging program.

Advisors

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    Gary Kindness (Patent Law) Seattle, Donald J Stoeklien (Securities), San Diego
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Richard Schmidtke, CPA, Tacoma
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Thomas Sherman - GM Auto Dealer, Minn
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    Eric Stern - C0-Owner Deer Valley, Utah
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    Norm and Doug LeMay, Retired Waste Industry, WA
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