Take 6: Kyle Mohler, Insignum AgTech

Purdue University alumnus Kyle Mohler is founder and CEO of Insignum AgTech, a startup company that creates plants to warn growers of an early-stage infection so crops can be protected. Insignum AgTech and Verility Inc., led by Purdue alumna Liane Hart, both received a $100,000 investment from the Purdue Ag-Celerator, an agriculture innovation fund operated by Purdue Foundry with […]

Take 6: Liane Hart, Verility Inc.

Take 6: Liane Hart, Verility Inc. Purdue University alumna Liane Hart is CEO and co-founder of Verility Inc., which uses proprietary machine learning frameworks for rapid, low-cost and accurate assessment of livestock semen and ovulation samples. The company has recently begun seeking seed-stage funding for its fertility platform called Fertile-Eyez, which provides immediate point-of-care testing. Read more […]

Take 6: Zach Adams, Pitch Aeronautics

Zach Adams, co-founder and chief engineer, Pitch Aeronautics. (Photo provided by Zach Adams) Zach Adams flies an F-15E Strike Eagle for the United States Air Force, performing air-to-air and air-to-ground missions; he earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Purdue University’s College of Engineering in 2016; he also designed and developed the first-ever cyclorotor hybrid […]

Take 6: Claudia Nari, Inari Agriculture

                                                                     Claudia Nari is chief product officer at Inari Agriculture, a new breeding technology company designing nature-positive seeds for a more sustainable food […]

Spotlight on Inari Agriculture

Today, we focus on Inari Agriculture, a new breeding technology company designing nature-positive seeds for a more sustainable food system. Flagship Pioneering founded the company in 2016. Who is Inari? Inari Agriculture CEO Ponsi Trivisvavet inspecting plants in the company’s greenhouse. (Photo provided by Inari Agriculture) Inari is the SEEDesign™ company, combining artificial intelligence-powered predictive […]

PhD fighter pilot starts drone company

With the help of the Purdue Foundry, Zachary Adams (center) has created a startup called Pitch Aeronautics to bring a new type of drone to market.   There aren’t too many fighter pilots with PhDs! But even that is not enough for Purdue grad Zachary Adams. When he’s not busy flying Strike Eagles for the Air Force, […]