We are an agritech company providing a circular economy model to produce and retail for local food chains, like the mushroom industry. We call it agriculture as a service.
Enabling people to create small 70m2 smart iot mushroom farms and produce locally, from local waste, like sawdust or brewery by-products.
With this solution we are zero-waste, carbon footprint reducer with a balanced average price for our customers, that can have fresh, dehydrated and powdered functional mushrooms.
Tell us about yourself?
I was 14 when I’ve started to get involved with computers, I’m a developer and IT technician, but I’ve been working in the executive’s career at Banco do Brasil before Shimejito. I learned about mushrooms as a good business opportunity, sexy and future oriented.
What is the inspiration behind your business?
It’s called Biolitical, it’s our thesis of work and the purpose it’s to give tools for people to use the internet and technology to solve their problems. You can make the download at our website, but only if you want to. 🙂
What is your magic sauce?
Imagine how good it’s to be working in an environment where I can give magic mushrooms for research and help people with depression? The key to create this kind of community is to be symbiotic, understand the pains and create partnerships helps us to run the business smoothly in this leading opportunity.
Where do you see your company going in 5 years time?
At least in three continents and being prepared for the IPO.
What has been your biggest setback so far?
We suffered a fraud in 2021 that costs a lot in time and mentally health, we we’re supposed to get 10M euros in a seed series round and the investor group, in NY was a fraud that affected a lot of startup companies in Brazil also. Recovering from this was very hard.
What is the next big challenge for your business?
Consolidate our Portuguese presence and start the first hubs outside here. We’re going to Spain and to France.
How do people get involved/buy into your vision?
It’s really simple, we want people that really care about climate change effects. They can buy mushroom farms, be retailers, open their business here in Portugal , access our psychedelic renaissance research program, buy our mushrooms, get discounts and a lot more. To be part of our community everybody can access, click here.