Agtech Funding Sheet: IKEA Invests in Terramera, AST (AgFunder Alum), Brightfarms, Farmers Edge, Cool Planet, more

Brightfarms, the greenhouse operator, closed a $30.1 million Series C led by growth equity firm Catalyst Investors and joined by existing investors WP Global Partners and NGEN Partners. According to the company, this funding is the largest equity investment to date in the controlled environment local produce industry in the US.

Agtech Funding Sheet: Harvard Angels Invest in IntelinAir, Wheatsheaf Invests in Animal Health Tech, BayoTech Raises $1.5m, more

IntelinAir, a San Jose-based automated aerial imagery analytics startup, closed its seed round consisting of $3 million in equity and $500k in venture debt from Midwest high-growth tech funders Hyde Park Venture Partners, early- and mid-stage tech business investors Western Technology Investments, Harvard Business School Angels of Chicago, Holdsworth & Company, seed-stage multi-industry funders HiveFund, and other angel investors.

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