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AgFunder Invests in Trace Genomics $13m Series A for First Scalable Soil Microbiome Test

Trace Genomics, a San Francisco Bay area startup developing revolutionary, AI-enabled diagnostic tools for farmers to increase yields and reduce costs, has closed a $13 million Series A round.

Trace Genomics has built the first scalable soil microbiome test to help farmers predict soil disease, soil health, and crop quality, using high-throughput DNA sequencing and machine learning.

Gastrograph AI Closes $4m Series A to Predict Consumer Flavor Preferences of Food & Beverages

Gastrograph AI, a predictive analytics technology for food and beverage companies, closed a $4 million Series A round of funding last week.

Gastrograph collects data about how people perceive flavors and with machine learning algorithms can offer food companies predictions on how they might react to new products.

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: FluroSat Acquires ProductionWise from Australia’s GrainGrowers

FluroSat, an Australian remote sensing, and crop health software startup, has acquired ProductionWise, the digital agriculture platform of GrainGrowers, Australia’s leading grain farmer membership group.

ProductionWise, a subscription precision agriculture software service, was developed by GrainGrowers for over 10 years in consultation with its members.

UPDATE: AgFunder Opens New Food Tech/AgTech Fund to Investors, Commitments Reach $4m in 1 Week

On our mission to democratize venture capital and increase investment in the food and agriculture industry, our fund is open to accredited investors as well as institutional investors, and we already have commitments from both.

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