SwineTech Among Best Tech Startups


AgFunder News – April 7, 2020

SwineTech raises $5m series A1 to take sow midwifery into the digital age.


The Land Online – December 30, 2019

While working at a farrow-to-finish operation, Matthew Rooda was frustrated with the inability to prevent piglets from being crushed by sows. He and Abraham Espinoza developed the SmartGuard system.


The Pig Site – December 30, 2019

Protecting piglets postpartum with smart technology.


Iowa SBDC – October 28, 2019

SwineTech chosen for statewide SBDC award.


Forbes – September 19, 2019

Recipients of the 2019 THRIVE-Forbes Innovation Icon Award.


National Hog Farmer – July 26, 2019

Get off me, Mama. Autonomous sensor alerts sows to stand up, prevents piglet crushing.


AgWired – June 4, 2019

An Iowa-based company participating in the Alltech Pearse Lyons Accelerator is working to improve the swine industry, beginning with the farrowing process.


XTalks – May 22, 2019

Iowa-based startup is aiming to prevent the loss of livestock through technology.


Silicon Prarie News – October 24, 2018

SwineTech Raises a New Round for Planned Expansion


Clay & Milk – October 23, 2018

SwineTech Raises $1.5 Million


Iowa Farm Bureau – January 8, 2018

Entrepreneur of the Year


Iowa Alumni Magazine – January, 2018

Protecting Piglets


Innovation 121 – December 19 , 2017

Pig FitBits


Forbes – November 14 , 2017

30 under 30


Wallaces Farmer – October 9 , 2017

New Invention Protects Piglets


MIT – July 26 , 2017

Lemelson-MIT Invention Award


Cheddar – July, 2017

Wearable Technology for Pigs (video)


Success Magazine – July 15, 2017

Save the Piggies


NBC – July 6, 2017

Students Aim to Save Piglets with Use of Wearable Devices


American Veterinary Medical Association – June 28, 2017

Using Vibrations and Impulses, Monitor May Help Farms Prevent Piglet Crushing Deaths


The Fence Post – June 2, 2017

Device designed to reduce devastating piglet crushing


Farm Journals Pork News – May 29, 2017

SwineTech Increases Funding for Pig FitBit Tech


The Gazette- May 26, 2017

Iowa Start-up SwineTech raises $1.3 million to help piglets lives


Bloomberg- May 26, 2017

Iowa Start-up SwineTech raises $1.3 million to help piglets lives


AgFunder News- May 24, 2017

SwineTech Rasies $1.3m Series A


CNN Money – May 22, 2017

This Wearable Saves Piglets Lives


The Boston Globe – April 30, 2017

Innovation of the Week: SwineTech, Inc.


The Pella Chronicle – April 13, 2017

Pella Christian graduate invents SwineTech to prevent piglet deaths


Northwestern Now – March 31, 2017

SwineTech takes top prize at Cupid’s Cup


Farm Journal’s Pork – March 28, 2017

“Don’t Squish Me Mom!” Might be obsolete with new technology.


The Des Moines Register – March 22, 2017

An Iowa student’s shocking invention helps keep these little piggies from getting squished


Nibletz – March 10, 2017

Iowa student with swine startup wins global startup competition


Silicon Prarie News – Feb 3, 2017

SwineTech seeks to save piglets from a crushing demise