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The GP says it will not receive 50% of its carried interest if it fails to meet new fund’s impact goals, which will be verified by an independent third party.
Salmon School Underwater.
The land-based aquaculture company will establish facilities in Abu Dhabi, China and Brunei as it targets to produce 260,000 tonnes of salmon per annum.
Soybean seedlings in farm
The start-up is working on ways to economically deliver plant trait development and has a product in market that aims to increase yields while lowering fertilizer use.
v2food Burger, plant-based burger, alternative protein
Astanor partner Hendrik Van Asbroeck says the investment marks ‘the beginning of a strategic partnership to help v2food expand into the European market.’
Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park
The Chicago-based start-up plans to launch its products across the US in 2022 and wants to use its established bases in Singapore and India as a springboard into the continent.
Managing partner David Taiclet says the firm’s early agtech investments helped attract institutional capital to its $169m Fund II, while interest in its $88m RBIC was not limited to Farm Credit System institutions.
Food technology proved vital during the pandemic but fundraising and deal activity in this space continues to rage on in what will surely be a record year.
Genetic engineering, DNA, gene editing, CRISPR
Managing partner Adam Anders says the sector has hit a ‘sweet spot’ where traditional VC investors, corporates and real estate investors are all paying attention to the space.
Alternative proteins
The Canadian pension’s venture capital arm made its first agtech investment in June, as it used its direct investment mandate to enter the alternative protein space.
Toronto city night skyline, Ontario
Teachers’ Innovation Platform has grown to amass a C$3.7bn portfolio since it was launched in 2019 and made its first agtech investment in mid-June when it led a $226m Series B for Motif FoodWorks.
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