‘I wanted to maximise my impact in AI’: Ripe Robotics Co-Founder Hunter Jay reflects on his Startup journey

Founded with the goal of changing an industry that has been left behind by technological innovation, Hunter Jay saw a gap that he was able to fill through Ripe Robotics. Every year many farmers struggle to find and manage people to pick the fruit from their orchids, especially so in the current economy. This results in large levels of waster and lost profit for the farmers.

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Meet our Incubator 1 Cohort & their Startups

Over the last 6 months, we’ve had 10 entrepreneurs join us as they build, scale, and grow from seed to MVP (Minimum Viable Product). Working closely with our team they have developed their businesses and confidence, built their capacity, analysed different technologies, attended expert masterclasses, and built connections with Startup Shakeup and Runway networks.

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Meet Startup: Popcorn Flour by Sharyn Carlesso

Having developed a new flour and traversed the world of patents, this local business owner was looking for help to scale.
Startup Shakeup broke the isolation startup founders can experience by providing connections with other businesses going through their own journey.

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