Category Archives: Exits and M&A

Bayer CropScience CEO Discusses Post Monsanto Merger Innovation Strategy

As the eventual conclusion of Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto draws closer, all eyes are on the German healthcare and agriculture giant to find out what the new normal will look like. In agriculture, Liam Condon, CEO of Bayer CropScience,  will have the primary role in shaping that new reality.  

Ag Industry Brief: Drones and Ag Inputs See M&A, Indoor Growers Form Safety Working Group, Corporate VC Staff Shift, more

One agrifood tech VC vet heads from Monsanto Growth Ventures to Temasek while indoor growers get together to develop industry safety standards, plus agtech M&A in this week's brief.

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.