Local startup vying for one of tech industry’s top honors

Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award

A Hamilton-based vertical farming company is in the running for one of the technology industry’s most prestigious awards.

80 Acres Farms, a local high-tech indoor farming startup, has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award – candidates for which represent the “continent’s brightest and most innovative private ventures.”

It’s the first time the company has been nominated for the designation. The Top 100 list highlights companies and technologies “positioned to grow at an explosive rate,” Red Herring said, based on criteria like disruptive impact, proof of concept, financial performance, market footprint and quality of management.

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Written by Liz Engel.

Originally published November 17, 2020.

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