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Rabobank spin-out Anterra Capital has put a founding partner on gene-editing company Caribou's board.
The USDA has made $130m available for competitive grants for peer-reviewed research in six agri sub-sectors.
Finistere Ventures partner Spencer Maughan says big companies want to buy agtech, but don't want to put the time and effort into innovating themselves.
A mix of strategic and venture investors plan to build faculty research at seven US universities into digital, biotech and genomics agri companies.
The acquisition is part of an expansion effort for the company's genetic testing business for livestock in Brazil.
Finistere is targeting Australian high net worth individuals and corporates for its Fund II.
A letter signed by 400 citizens highlights Chinese consumer concerns over growing and eating genetically engineered produce.
Sustainable agri-focused JB Equity has hired Bor Boer to oversee the investment firm’s expansion efforts in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
The equity firm and the University of Edinburgh have created Roslin Technologies to invest in agtech university spin-outs.
Investors looking to reap rewards from non-GMO price premiums may face additional costs from exposure to genetically engineered material.

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