SOURCE: INDUSTRY WEST MAGAZINE While every company is unique, there are common threads among the most successful. It is no coincidence that these commonalities are also the foundations of something called “entrepreneurial culture.” An entrepreneurial culture can be defined as “the attitude, values, skills, and power of a team to deliver results,” and it starts with leaders. In his iconic TED Talk “Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe,” Simon Sinek makes a case for leaders to build trust within their team. This is based on the fundamental principle that trust allows teams to pool their resources for the benefit […]

Source: Degelman.com Degelman Industries and John Deere OEM Agreement adds new heavy harrows to John Deere’s tillage equipment lineup for 2021. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Regina, SK (February 9, 2021) – Degelman Industries LP and John Deere Company are excited to announce that they have reached an OEM Agreement to provide a line of heavy harrows designed for small grains farmers. This gives the John Deere dealer network a powerful new tool for managing heavy residue, controlling weeds and volunteer plants and for warming the soil ahead of spring seeding. Three heavy harrow models will be available and include the HH50, […]

SOURCE: TORONTO STAR, June 10, 2021 If there was a time to follow the oft-used phrase about placing proverbial eggs in many baskets, former farmer Tim Shultz figures year one of the COVID-19 pandemic was it. The Regina business owner’s restaurant profits rose and fell because of intermittent, changing dine-in restrictions, but his grocery store revenues kept going up. “Our home-delivery service really exploded on us,” he said of his shop, Local & Fresh, first opened in 2014. “We hired two new positions for delivery.” Shultz and his wife Carla own and run Local Market, a multi-venue business working out […]

Source: newswire.ca REGINA, SK, May 4, 2021 /CNW/ – Precision AI, a computer vision and robotics company empowering sustainable farming practices, announced today the closing of $20 million in equity and grant funding. The Seed round was co-led by At One Ventures, founded by GoogleX co-founder Tom Chi, and the Industrial Innovation Venture Fund of BDC Capital, with participation from Fulcrum Global Capital and Golden Opportunities Fund, with supporting non-dilutive co-investments from Sustainable Development Technology Canada and Protein Industries Canada. The financing will support the advancement of a disruptive precision farming platform that deploys swarms of artificially intelligent drones to […]

Source: covasoftware.com PUBLISHED APRIL 22, 2021 – LAST UPDATED APRIL 23, 2021 As we return to a certain semblance of normal after over a year of pandemic restrictions, the resilient cannabis industry celebrated a successful yet restrained 420 in 2021, with almost a 10% increase in average store traffic over 4/20 in 2020. But with cannabis enthusiasts returning to in-store shopping in the US, and a high proportion of Canadians ordering their stash online, the fervor for the 420 holiday was reignited and the future certainly looks promising for the cannabis retail industry. Unlike last year, cannabis dispensaries that successfully […]

KINDERSLEY, SASKATCHEWAN (PRWEB) APRIL 12, 2021 Source: https://prweb.com G-Mac’s AgTeam, one of the largest independently owned crop input retailers in North America with 13 retail locations and one fertilizer distribution facility across Saskatchewan, has chosen the Agworld Platform to power their agronomy service offering and help digitally strengthen collaborative partnerships with growers. G-Mac’s AgTeam has long focused on helping growers maximize their production and profitability in a sustainable manner; the new partnership with Agworld enables G-Mac’s AgTeam to assist growers in becoming even more successful in these areas. “When we started our selection process for a data platform to power […]

Released April 5, 2021 Source: paradigmconsulting.com Paradigm Consulting Group and Smart PlanIT have just announced a strategic integration of the two companies. “This is very exciting news for both our customers and our employees, because it brings a new breadth and depth of expertise and skill to both companies, and it expands growth opportunities for all of our employees,” said Mark Lemmerick, CEO Paradigm Consulting Group. The integration of the companies will result in richer services in the insurance, public sector, and health care fields, and in relation to business and digital transformation services. In this process, the management teams […]

Source: CVCA.ca Six decades after building a heavy-duty rock picker in his barn in Raymore, Saskatchewan, Wilfred Degelman’s vision to build high-quality equipment to support farmers remains — only it has grown into a global company, Degelman Industries.  Today, Degelman Industries is a 200,000 square-foot operation that designs, builds, and sells more than 50 products — from rock pickers and tillage equipment to land rollers and bulldozer blades — serving farmers across North America and as far away as Russia, China, and South Africa. The company has now chosen a private equity partner to focus on Degelman Industries’ future growth. “The company’s growth has and […]

Librestream’s industry-leading augmented reality knowledge platform, Onsight, identified as key enabler for immediate and long-term transformation initiatives WINNIPEG, MB, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Librestream, the leading provider of augmented reality (AR) and remote collaboration solutions, secures strategic investments from Fortune 100 technology company, Honeywell (NYSE: HON), and Evergy Ventures, a nonregulated subsidiary of leading U.S. energy company, Evergy (NYSE: EVRG). The strategic investments facilitate deeper learnings for Librestream and enable the groups to work together advancing transformation initiatives across industries. President and CEO of Librestream, John Bishop, explained, “While Industry 4.0 initiatives traditionally focused on digitizing factories and facilities, the business impact of remote workforce digitization is drawing increased […]

Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. (“Golden”) is pleased to announce its recent investment in Rocky Mountain Equipment (“RME” or the “Company”), which was completed in syndication with the Westcap MBO II Investment LP (the “MBO II Fund”), both funds are managed by Westcap Mgt. Ltd. (“Westcap”). RME is Canada’s largest independent agriculture equipment dealer with branch locations across the Canadian Prairies, with prominent locations throughout Manitoba including Brandon, Steinbach, Dauphin, Russell, Neepawa, Killarney, Winkler, Boissevain, Shoal Lake and Elie.  RME is also the largest dealer of Case New Holland agriculture equipment in the Canadian Prairies.  The Company provides local farming communities […]