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Dreaming of an Agritech New Year: Industry Wishes for 2017

Is more venture capital investment on your wish list? Or are you hoping to see more robotics startups or employable talent in the space? We spoke to a range of industry insiders to find out what they're dreaming of for 2017.

Ag Industry Brief: Damian Marley Launches Cannabis Farm in Cali Prison, Terravion Partners with Pasture Map, WHO Recommends Antibiotic-Free Meat, more

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Aussie Agritech Startup Takes Top IBM Prize

Melbourne-based SenseAg, an IoT-focused big data startup, won first prize at the global Apache Spark Makers Build by IBM competition, which invited companies from around the world to build an ApacheSpark app to solve a real business issue or problem involving marketing, risk management, or operations.

Agtech Funding Sheet: Harvard Angels Invest in IntelinAir, Wheatsheaf Invests in Animal Health Tech, BayoTech Raises $1.5m, more

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IntelinAir, a San Jose-based automated aerial imagery analytics startup, closed its seed round consisting of $3 million in equity and $500k in venture debt from Midwest high-growth tech funders Hyde Park Venture Partners, early- and mid-stage tech business investors Western Technology Investments, Harvard Business School Angels of Chicago, Holdsworth & Company, seed-stage multi-industry funders HiveFund, and other angel investors.