Kiwi bee tech company showcased in Silicon Valley

Bee Intelligence uses software and technology for precision apiculture from beehive to honey jar.
Bee Intelligence uses software and technology for precision apiculture from beehive to honey jar. Photo credit: Getty

A kiwi startup that uses cutting edge technology to help the apiculture industry is among seven startups showcasing their products at a US tech conference this week.

Seven New Zealand startups with US market ambitions are showcasing at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.

Attending the show is part of an in-market immersion week in Silicon Valley organised by ecentre, the business incubator hosted at Massey University.

The Kiwi startup founders, recent graduates of ecentre's Sprint Global programme, will join around 10,000 people interested in the startup and technology world at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019. 

Startup company, Bee Intelligence uses software and technology for precision apiculture from beehive to honey jar.

It aims to help apiculturists across the entire value chain to get the most out of their operations with technology and data analysis. 

Their suite of technology includes sensors, smartphone apps and web-based dashboards all combined in the BeeApp package.

CEO of ecentre Jackie Young said it was an exciting time for everyone involved.

"We're looking forward to helping our dynamic Kiwi founders gain valuable market and business knowledge, make new connections, find new customers, and get media attention," she said.

"Our New Zealand Pavilion will put our startups in the path of more than 10,000 attendees including leading technologists, investors, media and other influencers and business people who are interested in the startup and technology world."

TechCrunch Disrupt runs from October 2nd-4th.

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