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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.

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.

Fundings-in-Brief: S2G Invests in Back to the Roots Series A, Ag Drone Company Raises $8m, Aussie Farmland Fund Closes on $200m, more

An Australian farmland fund joined a drone company, microbe manufacturer, consumer products, and food e-commerce startup to raise funding and highlighting the diversity of the ag investment space.

Walmart to Launch E-Grocery Service with Uber and Lyft, EpiBiome Wins Award, Antibiotic Resistant E. coli Bacteria Found in US, more

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Walmart, Sam’s Club to Test “Last-Mile Grocery Delivery” Using Ride Share Services Uber, Lyft

Mega grocery retailer Walmart and its wholesale chain Sam’s Club are going to see whether Uber, Lyft, and Deliv can facilitate a grocery delivery service for their customers.