Archive for June, 2019

Violet Gro Partners With Hyperponic on Their Fully Integrated Vertical Tower Growing System

Posted on: June 27th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Violet Gro has continued creating market inroads through its recently announced partnership with Hyperponic who has selected Violet Gro’s LED lights as the primary light source for its fully integrated, patent-pending CropTower.

The Hyperponic CropTower is a technologically advanced growing system that provides growers with a complete computer-controlled environment and nutrition management system to facilitate increased quality and consistency, faster production, reduced space requirement and better yields at lower costs.

If you are interested in learning more, you can find the complete announcement at the link below.

Full Announcement

Violet Gro Teams Up With Greener and Manx Farms

Posted on: June 26th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Violet Gro has announced it is teaming up with Greener,
an advanced analytics and energy management technology platform, and Manx Farms, a grow collective based out of Los Angeles, to develop best practices for producing pharmaceutical-grade cannabis.

“This collaboration will enable us to further refine our product design, concretely quantify the benefits of our grow lights, as well as document proven methods for creating the optimal grow environment for cannabis,” said Kurt Kucera, president of Violet Gro.

Given our confidence in the benefits of Violet Gro’s product line to indoor agriculture, we’re eager to see the results of this exploration. To read the complete press release, you can find it at the link below.

Full Press Release Reviews Plenty’s San Francisco Facility

Posted on: June 21st, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Plenty is once again in the news, getting recognition for the development of its San Francisco facility over the last couple of years., who last got to explore the facility in 2017, has gotten the opportunity to take a sneak peak at the progress demonstrated by the current site. 

Plenty has been one of our most exciting investments to date, and we love to see them continuing to get media recognition.

To read the article yourself, you can find it at the link below.

Full Article

Violet Gro Partnering With University of Florida

Posted on: June 20th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Violet Gro has announced it is working with researchers from University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) to further explore the use of ultraviolet light in indoor growing environments to identify the best ways to grow plants that produce compounds of medicinal and therapeutic value, including industrial hemp. While prior studies have demonstrated the numerous benefits of UV light to indoor grow environments, there has been little research conducted specifically around the introduction of UV into indoor grow environments for hemp.

To read the announcement in full and get a better picture of why we’re so excited for this development, you can find it at the link below.

Full Announcement