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Providing the agriculture industry excellent plants and innovative services with unmatched quality, timeliness and value.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Pullman, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Customers (commercial nurseries and growers) can wait years for the key plantlets (small plants) they need. Phytelligence uses proprietary tissue culture techniques and IP to provide plantlets of superior viability, vitality, size, uniformity and robustness years faster. Customers save money and produce fruit and revenue years sooner, lowering costs and risks, saving the typical 300 acre orchard $500,000 per year.


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    Tom Broetje

    Tom is a partner with CFO Selections and is responsible for their North Puget Sound operations and business development. In 1991 Tom founded CFO2Go, Inc. and for over 22 years he provided seasoned CFOs and controllers on a part-time basis to entrepreneurs and business founders in the Puget Sound area. In October 2013 CFO2Go was sold to CFO Selections and Tom is now a partner with that firm. CFO Selections provides substantially the same services

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    Amit Dhingra, Ph.D.

    Amit Dhingra, Ph.D., has 18+ years of research & development experience in genomics, plant propagation and biotechnology. As a Professor Amit has led a global effort to sequence the apple, pear, cherry and almond genomes and has also been chosen by WSU as one of its Emerging Leaders. He is dedicated to bringing transformational technologies directly to farmers to enable efficient and sustainable food production.

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    Vincent Ricci
    Chief Counsel (Foster & Pepper)

    Corporate attorney with a practice focusing on representation of early stage life science and technology companies, venture capital firms and angel investors. Experience includes financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public company reporting and disclosure, cross border transactions and general securities law and corporate matters.

    Specialties:Emerging life science and technology companies, venture capital and angel financings, ven

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    Carmel Minogue

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    Tyson Koepke, Ph.D.
    Director of Operations and Co-Founder

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    Kathie Nicholson
    Business Manager and Co-Founder

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    Scott Schaeffer, Ph.D.
    Director of R&D and Co-Founder

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    Jonathan Main

    As a sophisticated deal broker, Jonathan maintains the highest level of integrity while successfully building and scaling organizations of all sizes. He has a proven track record of identifying opportunities, aligning interests and solidifying strategic joint venture relationships around the world. As a leading authority for international negotiations, his successful track record speaks volumes with deep experience in the areas of executive consu

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    Jack Snyder
    Member, Board of Directors

    Business management with over 40 years experience on how to manage a business, finances, employee management, shipping,

    Specialties: Development of world wide organization to test, manage and market new varieties. Marketing new varieties with Club or Managed members involvement, Plant Patent development, Management of employees.


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    Foster Pepper
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    Carmel Minogue, CPA

Previous Investors

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    Growers & commercial nurseries in the tree fruit industry