In the news

  • "The SwineTech team is the winner of the Arrow Innovation Prize, chosen by a panel of judges from Arrow Electronics."

    Wallaces Farmer
  • "SwineTech uses sensor technologies to prevent piglet deaths due to crushing by their sows, a big problem for hog farmers."

  • "While SwineTech is barely two years old, it’s already earned multiple honors, including the top prize in the 2017 Cupid’s Cup Entrepreneurship Competiton."

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • "Using proprietary software, SmartGuard filters through squeals and detects when a piglet is in distress."

    CNN Money
  • "[SwineTech] combines the technology of a fitness tracker and a shock collar, alerting both farm staff and the sow when a piglet is being crushed."


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

Entreprenuer of the Year

Iowa Alumni Magazine – January 2018

Protecting Piglets

Innovation i2i – December 19, 2017

Pig Fitbits

Forbes – November 14, 2017

30 under 30

Wallaces Farmer – Oct 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

American Veterinary Medical Association – June 28, 2017

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

Farm Journals Pork News – May 29, 2017

SwineTech Increases Funding for Pig FitBit Tech

AgFunder News – May 24, 2017

SwineTech Raises $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.

Northwestern Now – March 31, 2017

SwineTech takes top prize at Cupid’s Cup

Silicon Prairie News – Feb 3, 2017

SwineTech seeks to save piglets from a crushing demise