Information is becoming a prized commodity as farmers seek to attract institutional capital hungry for better reporting.
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Brad Fabbri, chief science officer at technology and venture development firm TechAccel, goes through a checklist of points budding companies need to address in priority if they are to successfully raise money.
The $300m acquisition of San-Francisco-based Granular includes both a farm management software platform and AcreValue.com, which aggregates data relating to the US farmland market.
Institutional investors may soon be able to access the underserved mid-market via crowdfunding platforms.
The deal with Mexican plastics company Mexichem marks an exit for Permira IV, which invested €800m in Netafim in 2011.
Crop Pro Insurance seeks to de-risk farmers’ adoption of new technologies by covering products like drones, precision ag sensors and seed genetics.
The Google-backed alternative meat company recently launched its first large-scale production facility and received a US patent for its plant-based meat technology.
The venture-backed New Zealand agtech company will offer up to 40 million shares at A$0.20 each before listing on the Australian stock exchange on August 31st.
Qualcomm Ventures led the Series B funding round for Prospera, which will use the capital to support a shift in focus from indoor to outdoor farms, among other initiatives.
The author of a recent Boston Consulting Group report says ‘there is a large, illiquid market of assets that is increasingly coming up for sale’, which could benefit the private sector.