Weekly Wire RoundUp: FarmSense, Leal Master Plan, Instant ON, & More

By: Editorial Staff


Dec 12, 2021


Startempire Wire Weekly Round up

Farmsense Riverside, CA

FarmSense, a Riverside, CA-based pest management AgTech startup obtained $2.2 Million in SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) funding. The latest funds will be specifically used for biosecurity research, and to understand the impact of Japanese Beetles and Gypsy Moths as invasive species. You can read more here.

160 Acres Leal Master Plan

Leal Master Plan is a 160-acre Leal property in Eastvale that county officials call the Next Big Business Opportunity located at 58th Street, Hamner Avenue, Limonite Avenue, and Scholar Way. The Leal Master Plan establishes the City’s vision of the site as a major, mixed-use retail, office, housing, and civic development serving Eastvale and the region.

Instant ON- Energy as a Service

Instant ON is an energy as a service provider based out of the Inland Empire. It provides micro-grids, nano-grids, smart panels, distributed energy resource systems, and energy backup systems.

Coachella Valley

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) and Visit Greater Palm Springs, the official tourism marketing agency for the Coachella Valley, partnered to study second home ownership in the Coachella Valley.

CVEP supports startups, from incubation to launch to daily operation. It manages the Palm Springs iHub, the Business Services Center and organizes professional training events.

From Coast to Riverside-San Bernardino Metro Areas

Californians living close to the beach (the coast) have moved to hills and mountains in the Inland Empire. The influx of middle class families to this area was induced by a pandemic-triggered situation. According to an estimate by the Wall Street Journal, the increase in families moving to the Inland Empire grew by a factor of 50% in the last one year, which makes it 250k people moving to this area.

San Bernardino Retail Infographic

The County of San Bernardino Economic Development Department published an infographic that maps out the retail scene in San Bernardino County. The interactive infographic provides a captivating visualization of retail brands across the County.

Events and Meetups

– WordPress Developer Night – #IEWP – Dec 14


– Founders Night Fall 2021 – Dec 16 


Networking, Refreshments, Drinks & Quick Pitches

– FACE 2 FACE – in-person – Robot Meeting – Dec 18


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