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AgTech eCommerce firm that reduces food buyers' produce costs by 2-8% and increases a distributor's net profits by 30-80% via local sourcing from small farms.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Columbus, OH, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 7
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Azoti is a B2B platform designed for buyers to efficiently source locally grown food. Azoti's platform is the first of its kind to integrate at the distributor level with key modules of demand planning, just-in-time inventory and transparent ordering. This solution provides farmers information on exactly what, when, and how much they need to grow, and prevents distributors from stocking unwanted quantities that are eventually discarded.


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    Founder & CEO

    Dave has been an Internet entrepreneur, “Big 4” management consultant and an economist for the past 18 years. He’s launched internet market platforms (CRM) for F100 clients as well as early stage companies across multiple industries including automotive, financial services, healthcare, health & beauty, insurance and now agriculture.

  • Partha is a technologist and entrepreneur with 24+ years of experience in building software products and product companies. In 2003, Partha was one of the first technical directors in the U.S. to lead an offshore development team to a successful implementation for a F500 company. His passion for food and farming have led him to Azoti.

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    Director of Implementation

    Andrew has worked on a permaculture biodynamic farm after completing his bio-engineering degree from University of Virginia. Now a Venture for America Fellow, Andrew manages client implementations while coding “on the side” for Azoti.

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    Brad Beasacker
    Chief Financial Officer

    Brad is a successful, seasoned entrepreneur with a 30+ year career. He has held several “C” level executive positions including several as President/CEO as well as CFO. As founder and president of a private investment banking firm focused on emerging companies, he was instrumental in the development of angel financing networks, and sourcing and evaluation of potential venture investment opportunities for his and other firms.


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    David Gillespie
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    Brad Beasecker

Previous Investors

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    Centric Consulting
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    Dwight Smith
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    Andrew Jacobs - Sustainable Ag Fund