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AgTech: Sandhill Bets on Precision Agriculture

September 15, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm

A $3 trillion industry, Agriculture was until recently largely ignored by venture capitalists. Now Khosla, Kleiner Perkins and others are aggressively targeting the agricultural value chain. According to AgFunder, agriculture technology raised a total of $2.36 billion in 2014. The industry took on $1.04 billion in Q1 2015 alone.

> Will technology make agriculture more sustainable?
> Will the small organic farmers be able to compete?
> Will Precision Agriculture allow California to maintain its leading position in high-value crops such as almonds and grapes in spite of water shortages?

Join us on September 15 to find out. Hosted by VLAB.

Questions, comments or suggestions? Contact vlab-agtech@vlabapps.org

About VLABVLAB is the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting high-tech entrepreneurship by connecting ideas, technology and people. We provide a forum for leading entrepreneurs, industry experts, venture capitalists, private investors and technologists to share insights and discoveries. Our forums present “actionable discovery” by entrepreneurs whose innovations become tomorrow’s businesses.


September 15, 2015
6:00 am - 8:30 pm




Stanford GSB: Cemex Auditorium at the Knight Management Center
655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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