Category: Investment News

UrbanFarmers Closes $2.1M Series A Round

Big up for city farming! UrbanFarmers, a Zurich based company providing farming solutions for urban areas, announced the successful completion of a 2.1m Series A round

Drone Deploy

DroneDeploy Flies with $9M Series A

March 31st – DroneDeploy went skyward today with $9 million in first round Series A financing. The company, which provides cloud-based user-friendly software platforms for

Israeli agtech startups

AgTech Heats Up in Israel

Long known as the “start-up nation,” the country is now emerging as a global pioneer in the agriculture technology sector.

Prevtec Microbia vaccine swine

Prevtec Microbia raises $4.7 million

Montreal, QC – Prevetec Microbia announced a new $4.7 million financing round on March 12. Telesystem, Groupe Jafaco Gestion, and Desjardins-Innovatech came in with 36% of

Carana Agribusiness Guyana

CARANA Sprouts Agribusiness in Guyana

Carana Agribusiness, an aquaculture and agriculture development company, finally puts strategies into practice in the fertile, yet vastly untapped, country.

BioGenerator Makes $200k Investment in Apse

BioGenerator, a St. Louis based, privately funded, non-profit investment organization whose express focus is on startups and entrepreneurs in the AgTech sector, has made a

LemnaTec Secures $5.6M From Anterra Capital

LemnaTec which has developed a high-throughput research platform and agricultural analysis software, has received a $5.6 million equity investment from Anterra Capital. This news arrives after

Farmers Edge Acquires GranDuke Geomatics

Taking a page out of Climate Corporation’s playbook, Farmers Edge acquired GranDuke Geomatics of Lethbridge, Alberta. According to an agreement finalized on January 9, the precision

Finistere Opens $150M Agtech Fund

California-based Finistere Ventures announced that it opened a new agtech fund targeting $150M, in collaboration with Bayer Cropscience, AVAC and other partners. The Finistere II

3D Robotics Raises $50M for Drone Expansion

On the heels of the Federal Aviation Administration’s recently proposed regulations on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), California-based 3D Robotics successfully raised $50 million Wednesday led

Innovation and Investing in AgTech

Innovation and Investment in AgTech

Editors note: Vonnie Estes is an executive with over 20 years of experience in leadership roles commercializing biotechnologies. This article originally appeared in BioFuels Digest.   Having spent