2016 Year in Review
Introducing FarmBot Genesis
April, 2016 — Rory, Rick, and Tim incorporate FarmBot Inc. as a California Benefit Corporation, cementing the project values into the company bylaws .
July, 2016 — Launched a crowdfunding campaign for FarmBot Genesis – Humanity’s First Open-Source CNC Farming Machine. During July, 275 pre-orders were accepted resulting in over $800k in revenue.
October, 2016 — The FarmBot hardware team travels to Shenzhen, China to meet with part suppliers and manufacturers. Production of 350 v1.2 FarmBot Genesis kits begins.