MALVERN, ARK. – The Beef Alliance is thrilled to announce CattleQuants as the winner of the 2022 Beef Alliance Startup Challenge. An Ohio-based startup company, CattleQuants provides automated solutions for drone-based monitoring of cattle on feed. These services include head counting capabilities, weight estimation, feed bunk reading, and health monitoring.
Rather than waiting for solutions to support cattle feeding to come forward, the Beef Alliance is seeking to support, encourage and drive innovation to help ensure a sustainable cattle feeding segment. The Beef Alliance Startup Challenge is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the creators of technology (startups) to engage directly with the customers of technology (feedyards) to put high impact solutions to work.
Companies that meet the eligibility criteria with any product for cattle feedyards are eligible to apply, though preference will be given to solutions in the following areas: Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction, Natural Resource Management, Animal Welfare and Health, Improvement in Operational Efficiency, and Animal Nutrition and Production Efficiency.
If you’re a startup and still considering whether to apply or not. Here are the top 5 reasons to throw your hat in the ring for the 2022 Beef Alliance Startup Challenge:
5. Win $50,000 cash to accelerate your company’s development.
4. Potential for a pilot with a Beef Alliance member company.
3. Engage with potential strategic investors.
2. Gather meaningful feedback directly from target users.
And the number one reason to participate:
1. Pitch directly to your target customers, the decision makers representing 30% of cattle on feed in the United States.
Please check back for future announcements regarding the Beef Alliance Startup Challenge.
MANHATTAN, KAN. – Resilient Biotics, a North-Carolina-based startup company, has been named the winner of the 2021 Beef Alliance Startup Challenge. Resilient Biotics is using data analytics to design microbiome-based therapeutics and advanced methods for prevention and precision treatment of disease in animals.