Vineyard breakthrough wins water startup prize

Outlet: Yahoo! Inc

March 8, 2010

Los Angeles (Reuters) – A Web application that alerts wine grape farmers when their vines are thirsty has won first place in a competition to spur entrepreneurs in the investment-starved water sector, organizers said on Monday. Fruition Sciences, which operates in both California and France, came first among 50 teams in Imagine H2O’s global competition aimed at building a “Silicon Valley” for water…

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