• Accelerator

Alesca Life

  • Technology
  • Winter 2020
  • Current Member
  • Accelerator

Alesca Life

  • Technology
  • Winter 2020
  • Current Member

What They Do

Alesca Life is an agricultural technology company that builds indoor vertical farms and farm management solutions to make food production more localized and data driven. The company’s vision is to democratize access to fresh and nutritious food by democratizing the means and knowledge of production. Alesca has developed patented hardware systems, operational management software, monitoring and automation devices, and computer vision AI cameras to grow plants using 95~99% less water, fertilizer, and land compared to traditional farms with no need for chemical pesticides.

from China

About the founder

Stuart Oda is an investment banker turned urban farmer with a passion for innovation and sustainability. In 2013, Stuart founded Alesca Life, an agricultural technology company on a mission to make food production smarter and more sustainable. Stuart has presented on the intersection of agriculture and technology at the World Economic Forum, United Nations FAO, and TED World Theater. Alesca was named a 2020 Sustainable Development Goal Champion and 2019 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum as a leader in the field of precision farming and hyper-local food production.

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