The digital revolution has left agriculture comparatively untouched – which is where Quickbird comes in.

Its aim is to ‘make farming cool again’ through cutting-edge software that helps farmers make better decisions, boost profitability and improve staff productivity.

The firm is based at Innovation Birmingham, has connections to the Eagle Labs and eSpark accelerators and has connected all manner of crazy devices, from potato batteries to factory equipment.

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