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Beyond growing. We are changing…

In next few days you will see us transforming Growot into a totally new brand Niwa. Tonnes of work went into it and we are finally ready to reveal it. Lots of people asked why are we changing. A we were in Hax8lrtr we evolved, our product evolved and our vision of the world we want to see evolved together with us. Beyond growing We talked to many of you and realized that there is more to gardening than just growing food. That the emotions it brings with it its something much deeper and reaches all the way to the
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Inside Chinese Factories

Hey Urban Gardeners! It`s been an exciting few weeks, but this week was truly a blast. This is what we have been waiting for a long time and one of the biggest reasons we have come to China- to see how things are being made here and make our own. Finding the right factory and the right manufacturing partner is critical to bringing a product with a high quality at the right price and one of the biggest challenges in the manufacturing process. It`s also something we take very seriously as our mission is to deliver something you and us
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Beyond Growing Boxes: The Real Reason Why We Have Set Up Growot

From outside it might look like we are just building a box where you can grow stuff. But in reality what drive us is the vision of future and the impact the technology we are developing can have on our lives. Our food travels on average 2000km before it will get to the final consumer. The prices increase, the freshness decrease, and  the environmental impact is magnified. Not even mentioning health risk carried with chemicals and pesticides. But what is more sad is how far away we fell from knowing where our food comes from. Movements like urban farming are
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Hardware boot camp from halfway around the world. Welcome to Hax!

Hello From Shenzhen, China! It`s been exactly a week since we have arrived in the very industrial and crazy growing city of Shenzhen. And we want to share with you our first impressions and adventures as well as plants for next 111 days towards the Kick-starter campaign. We have made it! After a crazy 24h flight we finally arrived in Shenzhen. We were welcomed by a camera crew from Chinese TV which is doing a documentary on our startup ! Not in the best shape to be filmed though we had lots of fun being followed by camera. Our camera
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We had to keep it confidential until now!

We have been quiet for a while but we were hard at work and preparing for something which is to become a big milestone in Growot`s history. Growot has been chosen to be a part of one of the most prominent hardware startup accelerators in the world: Haxlr8r The program involves spending 3 intensive months in China right next to manufacturing centres, factories and biggest electronic markets and offers incredible help needed to build the smartest and most beautiful indoor gardening solution. We are honoured to have you as a part of this journey and want to thank each one
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