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.
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Institutional investors may soon be able to access the underserved mid-market via crowdfunding platforms.
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.
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.
San Francisco-based Plenty has raised $200m from Japan’s SoftBank Group and other high-profile investors in what it calls ‘the largest agriculture technology investment in history’.
Former Monsanto executive David Duncan will look to forge partnerships in the Midwest and build upon his experience helping technology companies commercialize their breakthroughs.
The firm co-led the round in biologicals start-up NewLeaf Symbiotics alongside Otter Capital, bringing capital raised by the company to nearly $50m.
The New York-headquartered agribusiness specialists are seeking between $300m and $400m for a vehicle targeting earlier-stage growth equity investments across agribusiness sectors.
The Western Australian Farm Investment Fund will focus on WA grain assets that will be sourced and managed by Planfarm.