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InfoAg Conference Reveals Lessons for AgTech Investors 

These are good days to be a precision agriculture company, but with so many new technologies coming to market, it's getting tough to discern which are poised to become “must haves” for growers, writes Gabriel Wilmoth of Syngenta Ventures who attended InfoAg last week.

InfoAg 2015

The annual InfoAg conference is back in 2015. InfoAg 2015 is a precision agriculture event for producers, consultants, and the crop production industry. This year the conference features five tracks of concurrent sessions with two tracks repeating to allow attendees to hear more of the presentations while offering a wide variety of topics.

Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit

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Forbes, in partnership with SVG Partners and The Steinbeck Innovation Cluster, will host “Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit”. This is an invitation-only event bringing the smartest minds in Silicon Valley and global agriculture to Salinas Valley for a multi-day event to tackle some of the world’s most critical agriculture challenges.

5 Observations from GAI AgTech Week in San Francisco

 

As we look ahead to the Forbes AgTech Summit later this week, we took a moment to reflect on GAI’s AgTech Week, which took place two weeks ago in San Francisco, to make a few observations on what’s happening in agtech.

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Private Equity Investors Set Their Sights on Food & Agriculture

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.

Announcing 20 companies for TechCon’s Pitchfest

Announcing 20 companies for TechCon’s Pitchfest

SARTA (Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance) just announced 20 companies will be participating in Pitchfests taking place at TechCon Sacramento on November 6, 2014, at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Kirk Uhler, CEO of SARTA, said, “We are successfully developing a vital investor community in the Sacramento region with three new venture capital funds getting ready to invest in innovation in our region. 

Cleantech Panel Looks at the Promise of AgTech

Cleantech Panel Looks at the Promise of AgTech

If you’re in-tune with the Valley, watching investment trends and looking for new opportunities, chances are you’ve started looking into Ag.

 

In February in Palo Alto at the From Farms to Foodies, a “power breakfast” organized by Cleantech Group, Silicon Valley Bank, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, big-ag was the big-talk.