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Fifth Season (company)

Fifth Season (company)

Non-GMO, pesticide-free, and sustainably-grown in human-free biodomes. Fifth Season is changing the game in vertical farming with the help of robotics and AI that keep fresh greens on shelves year-round.

Fifth Season is a company that looks to change indoor agriculture through automation, robotics, and software analytics. The company was founded by Austin Lawrence and Austin Webb in 2016, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

The company has patent-pending technology that changes labor efficiency and crop output and provides data analysis for optimization from seed to harvest. The company looks to create fresh foods at a commercial scale while indoors using a vertical farm that uses their proprietary robotics. Growing indoors allows the company to grow all year.

Timeline

October 2019
Fifth Season raises a $35,000,000 venture round from Drive Capital.
October 15, 2016
RoBotany raised an undisclosed amount in Seed from The Robotics Hub

Funding rounds

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Austin Lawrence

Austin Webb

Brac Webb

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Fifth Season | Bold Vision, Thoughtful Action

Web

Fifth Season | Fresh, Local Greens All Year in Pittsburgh

Web

Fifth Season Company Profile: Valuation & Investors | PitchBook

Web

RoBotany - Employees, Board Members, Advisors & Alumni

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Fifth Season

Austin Webb

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Indoor Vertical Farming

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Eve Andrews
June 16, 2021
Grist
In order to maintain American's year-round demand for salad, more growers are looking into moving delicate crops like baby greens indoors.
Fifth Season
February 1, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Season, a vertical- and robotic-farming pioneer headquartered in Pittsburgh, today announced a significant expansion of its distribution...
Fifth Season
January 12, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that Fifth Season, a vertical- and robotic-farming pioneer headquartered in Pittsburgh, will be the...

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