Planet Labs' acquisition of Blackbridge and its RapidEye satellites last week raised questions about how useful the images are for farming. AgFunderNews speaks to Planet Labs' client Wilbur-Ellis, engineering consultant Daedulus Systems and Engineering and Ryan McClinko from Planet Labs.
Following a $1.2 million equity fundraising campaign on AgFunder and coinciding with the company’s market debut, Carana expects to enter OPIC’s due diligence phase late this summer.
Indian investment and holding company Aspada recently announced a $3.3M Series A investment in Delhi-based EM3 AgriServices. EM3 represents one of the first private sector ventures to tackle the field of farm mechanization and technology services.