Editors Note: AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to speak with Mitchell Presser, a GAI Innovation Advisory Board Member and Head of U.S. Mergers and Acquisitions for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, regarding his perspective on the relationship between private equity investment and the growth of agtech, a topic that he will be speaking on at the upcoming GAI Conference in San Francisco, running from Monday June 22 to Wednesday June 24.
This week's fundings include a private equity fund investment into a fruit and veg multinational, a $2m angel investment into a U.S. drone service and $4m into an Indian e-commerce service for farmers.
Agribusiness Cargill announced plans to build a $30 million shrimp feed facility in Guayaquil, Ecuador last month. Here Ryan Lane shares his insights on the industry's technological developments.
Sprout Organic foods recently announced a new investment partnership with North Castle Partners, a consumer-focused private equity firm investing in the health, wellness and active living sectors.