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Carts and Tools Technology Inc

Creating a disruptive generation of electric-powered walk-behind agricultural tools used in the precision cultivation and economic production of organic crops

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Corvallis, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

We design, manufacture and sell professional quality tools and carts for the precision cultivation and efficient harvesting of vegetable crops. We solve the growing need for a new generation of environmentally sensitive, technologically advanced and highly effective tools fueled by the rapid growth of small-market farms. Our solution provides pesticide free growing methods and lower labor costs to help ensure local sustainable farming is viable.


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    Founder & Chief Innovator

    Carts and Tools has existed in Michael McGowen’s mind and garden for several years. Previously having successfully created manufacturing businesses in the technology sector; guiding them from startup to IPO to acquisition, Michael turned his talents to sustainably raising table crops. A lifelong entrepreneur and backyard farmer, developing small farming implements that solve the problems for a market gardener has been his passion.

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    Jorge Banuelos
    Mechanical Engineer

    Jorge Banuelos owns Lindero Engineering and has provided all the mechanical engineering work to date. A graduate of Oregon State University Jorge has an extensive background designing and creating mock-ups, prototypes and production for a broad spectrum of industries.

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    Director of Business Development

    Brad brings his management and businesses development background to Carts and Tools spanning from Fortune 500 companies including Macy's, Target and Citibank to successful, entrepreneurial pre-IPO start-ups including His expertise includes branding, strategy, technology, marketing, social media, sales, planning and execution; He is data driven, builds and maintains strong relationships and a committed advocate of sustainable living.


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    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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    Marcus Whitman

Previous Investors

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    Dreamcatcher Investments LLC
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    Harcomb Family Trust