The healthy food-focused firm collected 50% more than for its debut vehicle, which is now 70% committed.
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The two firms have teamed up with Viking Global to create a company that will focus on nitrogen fixation, a process that enables plants to fulfill their nutrient needs without fertilizer.
The venture firm has raised €40m from Ireland’s sovereign development fund and opened its first European office in the ‘agtech island.’
Market insiders warn of a bubble as the majors rush to build businesses capable of integrating data across the supply chain.
Twelve universities have received grants of up to $6.5m to work on issues that include improving spinach production, developing new grape varieties and creating a domestic stevia industry.
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.
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.