While the final size of the Series B has yet to be disclosed -- there are still some more potential investors coming into the round, according to CEO Arturo Elizondo -- sources close to the deal say it was raising $40 million.
It has taken the team of scientists at Ceradis more than a decade to develop a line of earth-friendly agriculture products. Now, with several on the market, the Dutch company has raised €9 million ($10 million) to commercialize a new biofungicide that prevents crop disease.
Many Kenyan farms struggle for access to quality farming products like vaccines, fertilizers or diagnostic equipment; the farmers also find it hard to attain or acquire sound veterinary or technical expertise, according to Sidai.
The livestock industry is gearing up for its turn in the innovation saddle as more startups like Performance Livestock Analytics tap corporate partners like Wilbur-Ellis to pick up the pace
With food delivery startups becoming more popular than ever, restaurants are turning to technologies like food-focused POS systems to keep pace with the rapidly rising digital tide.
Intello Labs is an Indian agtech startup using computer vision and deep learning to measure the quality of crops.
Flitt is an online matchmaking platform for food producers, traders and transport providers.
**UPDATED: MARCH 27, 13:55 ET. Added additional Aqua-Spark investment announced today, and corrected Aqua-Spark’s assets under management to €72.5m**
The pongamia tree is a protein powerhouse that far outclasses the globally dominant soybean: its yields can offer as much as 10 times the beans per acre as soy, according to TerViva, which closed funding today.
Kaspera is focused on the microbe-based biofertilizer and biopesticide markets with patented technology enabling the encapsulation of the microbes.
Today, LocalGlobe announced its lead role in the £2 million seed round for Breedr, a UK digital ag startup for the animal agriculture sector. Breedr joins Wefarm and Infarm in LocalGlobe's agtech portfolio. Here Brett tells us more and why they invested.
Excessive sugar consumption is a pervasive health problem throughout the world. It leads to many life-threatening conditions including diabetes, obesity, and heart disease, which has now reached epidemic levels in some parts of the world.
Price volatility is a major risk for producers, buyers, and insurers of agricultural products. Prices can swing by as much as 20% or 30% per year, making it difficult for farmers to manage and plan their businesses and for commodities investors to gauge investment decisions.
Kuli Kuli is a manufacturer and distributor of moringa, a superfood that’s become the fastest growing green supplement in the category, surpassing matcha and catching up to spirulina and wheatgrass.
iUNU hopes to take some of the old school manual data entry aspects of greenhouse operation into the 21st century by automating as much of the greenhouse maintenance process as possible.
Motif will focus on providing food companies with ingredients for their growing alternative protein product lines in the plant-based and meat alternative space. It will also use Ginkgo's science and technology to design and engineer new cells to develop other new food formats.
You may have seen The Production Board crop up on a few agrifood tech investments, but there's little publicly-available information about the investment holding company founded by David Friedberg. Until now.
Former Climate Corp CEO David Friedberg has invested in Tillable through his investment holding company The Production Board.
This is the largest early-stage agtech funding deal on record in Europe.