Category Archives: Agribusiness

Ag Industry Brief: New Venture Fund Eschews NY, CA Startups, Trump to Address Farm Bureau, End of Year M&A, more

J.D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy" and former Peter Thiel employee, will lead the $150 million Rise of the Rest fund aimed at startups in cities outside California, Massachusetts, and New York, plus more in our weekly brief.

AgriFood Tech Startups Raise $4.4bn in H1-2017 as Global VC Market Signals End of Downturn

Early stage investment in agrifood tech startups reached $4.4 billion in the first half of 2017, posting a 6% year-over-year increase reversing the downward trend of 2016 when agrifood tech investing dropped 17% to $6.9 billion from $8.3 billion in 2015.

Agtech Funding Sheet: Clear Labs Raises $13m Series B from GV, Khosla, Soros-Linked Fund Invests in Arya Collateral, more

A busy week of fundings as the year draws to a close includes food safety technology, insect farming, food waste technology, Indian supply chain technology and more.

Ag Industry Brief: ‘Google Glass’ of Drones Launches, IntelinAir Connects to John Deere, AgriMetis Named Startup to Watch, more

Sperm sexing technology, hi-tech glasses for drones, and an aerial imagery company working with John Deere make up a very diverse and exciting Ag Industry Brief this week!