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Partner Andrew Sweet compares partially or fully developed fruit genetics libraries produced by government funding that has since dried to ‘stranded assets’, which the firm wants to acquire.
Plant-based burger
Every 10th portion of protein consumed on Earth could be alternative by 2035, says Boston Consulting Group. Strategically placed investors may be in sight of very handsome returns.
Scrambled eggs
The San Francisco-based start-up launched an Asia-based JV with Proterra Investment Partners last year and won the global race to have cultured meat product approved for consumption.
Corn field, aerial view, farmland
The start-up has been involved in farmland assets with double-digit values and expects to be ‘active across the spectrum of size,’ says CEO Carter Malloy.
Fall armyworm
The agtech start-up received a $10m investment from the Gates Foundation to deliver a biodegradable version of its alternative input to smallholder farmers.
Pulse Agri Investments and Tene Investment Funds plan to bolt on additional agtech services that will benefit from Ahern’s distribution network and established status.
Greenhouse, vertical farming indoor ag, agtech
Agtech investment data from Pitchbook shows agrifinance and e-commerce firms could double the $587m raised in 2019 to eclipse the $1bn mark for the first time.
using data to maximise agri yields
Tenacious Ventures co-founder Sarah Nolet takes a look at how agricultural production needs to change in the face of climate change and where new opportunities may be found.
iUNU uses cameras and sensors to monitor plants grown in an indoor setting and is the second greenhouse-related investment by Ceres’ second fund.
Sprouting onion, farming, growing
Direction of travel signaled by the bloc over the past few years is creating a fundraising environment beneficial to start-ups and is now backed by a sustainability conscious subsidy package.
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