Personalized gardens through advanced microbiology and data scienceUrban gardening's a pain. City dwellers have small plots, little time, and often feel the hassle of acquiring the right tools and techniques isn’t worth the meager yields their patio, roof deck, etc. will produce. Besides space constraints, urban gardeners often deal w/ toxic or nutrient-poor soil, varied micro-environments, and a lack of natural pollinators.We've developed a solution that addresses these constraints and more by engineering an outdoor garden that's fun, productive, and easy to use. The system leverages an app that captures remote microclimate data to help select the best herbs, fruits, and vegetables for our users environment along with the exact mix of nutrients, minerals, and bacteria missing from their s... [Read More]
A Crowd Note modifies the typical convertible note so that the crowd does not automatically convert to equity shareholders.
October 29, 2019
January 27, 2020
Scale Production and Fund Inventory, Building Out Team,Develop Marketing Assets, General Operating Expenses
Zachary is a strategic and financial leader with over a dozen years’ experience in the capital markets. Prior to founding GrowSquares, he worked in Investment Banking roles at PetskyPrunier and FBR Capital Markets before taking on a number of product roles in the hedge fund sector. Zachary received his B.S. in Financial Engineering and Economics from CMU and did his post-grad work in Econometrics and Game Theory at M.I.T.
Head of Microbiology
Daeshaun is a microbiologist with a specialty in bacterial spore physiology. A former senior researcher for Novozymes Biologicals, his work historically has focuses on developing microbes for use in bioagriculture. Daeshaun received his B.S in Biochemistry from Virginia Tech.
Head of Industrial Design
Jack is a designer and researcher, focused on evaluating the health, safety and efficacy of materials. A senior research at the Healthy Materials Lab, Jack leads a group dedicated to improving biofabricated packaging. He received his B.A. in Architectural Studies from Middlebury College and M.A. in Architecture from Parsons School of Design.
Round type: Seed Round size: US $2,000,000 Minimum investment: US $1,000 Target Minimum: US $150,000 Security Type: Crowd Note Conversion discount: 20.0% Valuation Cap: US $8,000,000 Interest rate: 3.0% Note term: 24 months Closing conditions: While GrowSquares has set an overall target minimum of US $150,000 for the round, GrowSquares must raise at least US $25,000 of that amount through the Regulation CF portion of their raise before being able to conduct a close on any investments below $20,000. For further information please refer to GrowSquares's Form C. Regulation CF cap: While GrowSquares is offering up to US $2,000,000 worth of securities in its Seed, only up to US $1,070,000 of that amount may be raised through Regulation CF. Transfer restrictions: Securities issued through Regulation CF have a one year restriction on transfer from the date of purchase (except to certain qualified parties as specified under Section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act of 1933), after which they become freely transferable. While securities issued through Regulation D are similarly considered "restricted securities" and investors must hold their securities indefinitely unless they are registered with the SEC and qualified by state authorities, or an exemption from such registration and qualification requirements is available. Raised to date: US $55,000 US $5,000 (under Reg CF only)
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