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March 16, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am PDT


Developing a winning go-to-market strategy with Daniel Koppel ($300M Exit)


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Join Daniel Koppel as he details how the lessons he’s learned can benefit other startup founders.

In May, machine vision technology developer Prospera Technologies announced it had been acquired by Valmont, a global leader in designing and manufacturing products and services for infrastructure development and agricultural productivity. For Prospera Co-Founder and CEO Daniel Koppel, the $300 million acquisition marked a major milestone in a journey that started with the dream of revolutionizing the agriculture industry.

“I got into agriculture by accident,” says Koppel. “I come from a tech background, but I found this big gap in the agriculture industry and said let’s go build something to change the world.”

On March 16, 2022 Koppel will share his story at a Founders Network keynote presentation. As part of the event he’ll detail what makes Prospera’s startup journey unique, the company’s go-to-market strategy, and how the lessons he’s learned can benefit other startup founders.

In his keynote presentation Koppel will cover:

  • His personal background and why he founded Prospera along with Raviv itzhaky and Simeon Shpiz
  • Prospera’s journey from applying AI in greenhouses to open fields. Successful applications and learnings
  • The partnership with Valmont – how it came to be and it’s progression to the recent M&A
  • Vision for the future of the company
  • Advice for others building a startup regardless of industry


Opening Remarks & Chapter Launch @ 9:30am PT

Join us for opening remarks with Kevin Holmes, Founder & CEO @ Founders Network, to get the latest updates from the Network and opportunities for getting involved.


Keynote Speaker @ 9:40am PT

Daniel Koppel

Daniel Koppel is the Co-Founder and CEO of Prospera Technologies, a technology company aiming to define the future of agriculture through data science, computer vision, and AI. Since its establishment in 2014, Daniel has successfully grown and expanded the company globally and in 2021, led the acquisition of Prospera by Valmont Industries to continue developing autonomous growing machines to better feed our planet. Daniel holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from The Hebrew University. 


Stage-Based Roundtables @ 10:30 am PT


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