The venture capital firm recently held a first close for its second fund on $37.5 million. Arama Kukutai, partner at the firm, expects that it will invest in more growth and late-stage agtech firms as the industry develops.
The Minnesota-based company's Awareness Positioning System aims to help farmers mow more accurately. Agri Investor talks to CEO Kraig Schulz on financing and other topics.
David Gladstone, the company’s founder and chief executive, tells Agri Investor how the first listed farmland REIT came about and how it operates.
Paul Vine, partner in the Amsterdam office of global legal practice at Norton Rose Fulbright, looks at the history of the Common Agriculture Policy and provides some thoughts on new policy's impact on agricultural investment.
Rob Hurlbut, principal at Equilibrium Capital, describes the fundraising process for the ACM Permanent Crops fund, which closed on $250m last week.
Agustin 'Gus' Araya, co-founder of Cordillera Investment Partners, describes what he looks for in an agri asset manager and the appeal of alpha strategies. Cordillera is a niche alternatives fund management company.
Barnaby Joyce, the agriculture minister of Australia, talks about the Agricultural Competitiveness Taskforce's aim to boost the sector's productivity and profitability.
Abraaj invested in Yorsan, a Turkish dairy producer, in January. Here, Omar Syed, a managing director, discusses the private equity opportunity in food and agri.
Marcus Meadows-Smith describes the turnaround of biopesticide company AgraQuest - sold to Bayer CropScience for $425m in 2012- during his time as chief executive.
The long-standing venture capital firm is eyeing specific opportunities within agtech, says Brook Porter, partner in the Green Growth Fund.