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Virtual Summit on AgTech

The Virtual Summit on AgTech is an entirely online conference focused on expanding access to trends and issues in agriculture and technology. It is hosted by the Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

AgEmerge

The convergence of ag technology and soil health principles and practices is causing a paradigm shift.

AgEmerge will help you make sense of it all.

AgEmerge is much more than a conference; it’s a unique opportunity to learn from and interact with emerging thought leaders and entrepreneurs about how they are solving some of the most significant challenges in agriculture.

Food System 6 – Accelerator Deadline

Food System 6 is a non-profit food-ag accelerator working to stimulate food system change by surfacing, supporting and scaling innovators and entrepreneurs who are transforming the way food is grown, produced, and distributed.

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.

Delivery Hero Seals $110M Deal and Hints at Potential Post-2015 IPO

Berlin-based Delivery Hero announced recently that it has secured an additional $110 million in funding from two unidentified U.S.-based “leading public market investors.” This recent funding round brings Delivery Hero’s total investment deals to over $1 billion, with almost $600 million of those funds secured in 2015 alone.

Prevtec Microbia vaccine swine

Prevtec Microbia raises $4.7 million

Montreal, QC – Prevetec Microbia announced a new $4.7 million financing round on March 12. Telesystem, Groupe Jafaco Gestion, and Desjardins-Innovatech came in with 36% of the funding while the remaining 64% was brought in by the Canadian venture capital fund, VVC, which focuses on animal health.

Flow Hive Indiegog

UPDATE: Flow Hive, New Indiegogo Record

 

Byron Bay, Australia — In late February we told you about the sweet little Aussie start up, Flow Hive, that was taking Indiegogo by storm. Well, as of March 11th, the father/son honey harvesting outfit has raised the most money to date on Indiegogo with its $5.6 million campaign.

BioGenerator Makes $200k Investment in Apse

BioGenerator, a St. Louis based, privately funded, non-profit investment organization whose express focus is on startups and entrepreneurs in the AgTech sector, has made a $200,000 seed investment in Apse, the company announced March 3.