Category Archives: AgTech

Thiel-Backed Breakout Ventures Invests in Phylagen $14m Series A with Cultivian, AgFunder For Microbe-Based Traceability

Microbiome data analytics company Phylagen has raised a $14 million Series A round led by Peter Thiel-backed Breakout Ventures, agrifood tech venture pioneer Cultivian Sandbox, supply chain innovation fund Working Capital with participation from AgFunder.

Woman-Led Midwest Angel Investment Firm iiM Invests $2.4m in 6 AgriFood Tech Startups

Kansas City-based angel investment firm iiM (Innovation in Motion) has invested in a variety of early-stage agrifood tech startup companies covering everything from a bio-based plastic alternative to oral vaccines for livestock and companion animals.

Canadian Automated Vertical Farm Systems Developer Inno-3B Raises C$6m Seed Funding

Canadian vertical farming systems developer Inno-3B has completed its first seed round of financing at nearly C$6 million ($4.45m).

Located in Quebec and Ontario, the company provides turnkey vertical farming systems for a variety of customers, from researchers, biotechnologists, and small-scale farmers, to regional and multinational producers.