86. Tim Hyde – SWAN Systems

Danelle and Steve talk with Tim Hyde, co-founder and CEO of SWAN (‘scheduling water and nutrients’) Systems, a cloud-based platform that allows irrigators to make the most out of every drop of water and fertiliser.

Former Carnarvon table grape and banana farmer Tim got together with co-founders Ivor Gaylard and Rod Campbell seven years ago to create a scalable software solution from their existing consulting business.

The business won Startup of the Year in 2018 and Best Agtech Business in 2020, has gone on to raise $3.8M, has a team of 18 and has clients in several countries including the US.

“2 pieces of advice: work really closely with your customers and make sure you understand them; and the other thing is to build networks in the investor world, and take them on the journey too…” ~ Tim Hyde

For more: https://www.swansystems.com.au/


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