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Big Idea Ventures' portfolio companies have also fared well on the fundraising trail, as the firm plots a successor $250m vehicle to its debut $50m fund.
Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists helped the pharmaceutical industry develop faster and cheaper drug discovery methods – a similar change is occurring in crop protection discovery, said managing partner Adam Anders.
Rural road
The Canadian pension fund has launched a new strategy to access the budding landscape of agtech companies emerging across the value chain.
Perfect Day is pioneering a fermentation production process for dairy products that does not have any animal dairy content and is lactose-free.
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Fiera Comox’s Matthew Corbett and Boston Consulting Group’s Benjamin Subei tell Agri Investor automation and mechanization will solve several workforce issues exposed by the coronavirus.
Investors started to re-enter the venture market in June but 'a significant amount of capital was frozen' between March and May, said Alastair Cooper.
Dairy farm cattle
ADM Capital senior investment director Alastair Cooper says Connecterra has the capacity to reduce antibiotic use by 50% and 'totally get rid of the need for any hormones.'
The firm’s 2019 vintage fund has received commitments from institutional investors and is accelerating towards its $300m hard-cap.
Corn field, aerial view, farmland
The agtech company has developed a breeding platform that allows crops to be tailored to a desired nutritional and physical composition, differentiating them from competitor products.
Aquaculture, fish farming
The impact investor’s strategy for addressing overfishing involves supporting aquaculture sustainability by investing in innovations that address its pollution and feed challenges.
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