The investment opportunities for growth in AI, Robotics and Automation will be greater than that of the internet companies like Facebook, Google or Amazon. This was the position of William Studebaker, President, Chief Investment Officer, and Managing Partner at ROBO Global, LLC. He was a featured speaker at the ACG event hosted at the Windows over Minnesota on the 50th floor of the IDS building in downtown Minneapolis.
The Alliance for Corporate Growth hosted their monthly lunch at the Hilton Gallery on April 17th, 2018. This event was focused on several local companies that specialized in advanced food technologies. Their stories on how they are revolutionizing the food industry and paving the way for an entirely new age of healthy food was inspiring.
Some of the major challenges facing society is the level of overall illness that has been created by the current agriculture and food industries that are more focused on profits than actually on the nutrition and health of their products they are selling to consumers. Another global challenge is the exponential population growth rates in many countries around the world. This increase places huge food production and transportation issues for the industry. One statistic shared stated that in the next 40 years we will have to grow 4000 times the amount of food that we have in the past just to feed the world’s population. The talk also covered more Trends that are impacting the food industry overall. Continue reading “ACG – Food Technology”
I attended the ACG (Association of Corporate Growth) Awards ceremony last evening hosted at the Muse Event Center. The event was well attended by corporate members and guests to honor significant business accomplishments. Attendees voted for winners during the event through an online application. There were categories based on the size of organizations and each nominee’s success was shared with the audience before the voting and winner was announced. Winners received their awards on stage and shared their appreciation and learnings around their achievement.
The 2018 BOLD Award finalists and winners by category were:
- Bunker Labs Minneapolis
- Cookie Cart
- Autonomous Tractor Corporation (winner!)
- Roosevelt Energy
- Duke Cannon Supply Co.
- HED Cycling Products (winner!)
- Inspire Medical Systems
- Bite Squad
- Perforce Software
- Ralco Agriculture (winner!)
- Restaurant Technologies (winner!)
ACG is a long-established association of professional with over 16 chapters globally. Local chapters feature monthly events that include networking and speakers. Learn more about the organization at ACG
See images from the event in the Gallery
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