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Urbavour seeks to improve the way urban consumers eat by constructing greenhouse farms in urban areas, growing produce and selling locally.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 0
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Company Summary

Urban consumers in the U.S. want to purchase produce that is healthy, delicious and local. This simple premise can often be difficult given the current structure of our food system. Urbavour seeks to construct controlled environment farms in urban areas and become the trusted brand for healthy, local, environmentally-friendly produce.


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    Coleman Skeeter
    Co-Founder & CEO

    Coleman a second year MBA student at Columbia Business School. His background includes 2 years of investment banking and 5 years of private equity investing. Most recently, Coleman worked at New Island Capital, a San Francisco based impact investment firm. While at New Island, Coleman focused on early stage investments in the real estate, sustainable agriculture and alternative energy industries.

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    Mike L. Brown
    Co-Founder & COO

    Mike is a 2011 Columbia Business School graduate. His background includes three years of strategy consulting and four years of international development. He has founded successful businesses in Ghana, Cameroon and Nicaragua. He recently completed an economic development consulting project for the Jamaican government and is now consulting for the Blue Ridge Foundation, an NYC incubator for start up non profits.


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