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“The Brink SBDC is providing an invaluable service to entrepreneurs by giving guidance and providing connections to both investors and customers. Events such as the San Diego Angel Conference are the icing on the cake, which spreads the spirit of entrepreneurship in the community by bringing entrepreneurs and new
investors together, and resulted in an investment of over $100,000 for our company.”

– Farooq Anjum, Co-Founder/CTO


Economic Impact:

Areas of Assistance:

  • Capital Infusion: $1.3M

  • Obtain Financing

  • Sales Increase: $350,000

  • Investor Introductions

  • Jobs Created: 3

  • Customer Introductions

  • Investor Pitch Deck/Pitch Practice

Description of Business:

AgTech company GroGuru has developed the world’s first 100% wireless underground IoT platform that has the potential to be a game-changing solution for the commercial agriculture market. Utilizing soil sensors and highly advanced technological innovations, GroGuru helps farmers monitor crop growing conditions and provides real-time irrigation recommendations that improve crop yields by 10% and decrease costs by nearly 20%. For more information, please see

Use of Capital Infusion Funds:

The financing is being utilized for product development, new staff, and working capital.


La Jolla, CA 92037