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Partner Ben Kortlang says Los Angeles-headquartered ProducePay aims to provide fresh produce the same information sharing and intermediary functions that have transformed transportation and used car markets.
Carrot growing in soil
The firm, one of the first VC firms to focus on Australian agtech, exceeded its fundraising target of A$30m for its inaugural vehicle.
Seaweed farm, California
A funding round for Sea Forests, backed by MIRA, demonstrates that investors are keen to find ESG-positive investments in agriculture even if they carry risk.
Chinese cuisine, meat platter, protein
The country's demand for protein in all its forms is set to continue growing as the population gets wealthier.
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.
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.
agtech
VC investment into agtech has grown 75% since 2014 and looks keen to keep growing as the sector offers opportunities across types of investors.
The firm’s seed development platform produces sought-after attributes such as high protein levels and counts Google’s venture arm, CDPQ and Louis Dreyfus’ venture unit among its investors.
Rabobank's Anne Greven says a community of investors including ADM, Pepsi and Germin8 Ventures has developed around FoodBytes, the bank's startup discovery platform.
The latest evidence comes from Scrum Ventures, which has launched a studio.
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