Chinova Bioworks has discovered a natural preservative for food and beverages using chitosan from mushrooms that can be customized for individual food and beverage companies.
Aerobotics, a South African agtech company with a smart scouting platform to identify pests and diseases in tree crops, has closed a $2 million Series A.
The round was led by Russian venture capital firm Sistema VC with new investment from online venture capital platform AgFunder, UK VC 7percent Ventures, early-stage tech VC Acequia Capital, and industry veteran Henk Bles.
Internet and cellular connectivity, and power are not always luxuries the world’s farmers can rely upon, whether in the US or in Indonesia. Gotham Analytics has a one-stop solution.
Motorleaf has built a smart and automated indoor farming operating system, consisting of hardware devices and software analytics, for cannabis and produce growers.
Green Collar Foods is raising $1.5m on AgFunder to build a flagship facility in Detroit, raise investment for new GCF locations, and further enhance its AgCloud solution.
Through its subsidiary GoodLeaf Farms, the Canadian vertical farming company has started selling produce in Canada under agreements with major retailers and distributors.
ATC, which is currently raising $5 million on AgFunder, will soon deliver the first retrofit of a tractor with its commercial product eDrive to FamilyFarms Group.
AgGenetics is raising up to $5 million to fund the commercialization of its technologies through a private offering listed on AgFunder.
It's been quite a year for aWhere, which closed its $7 million Series A round of funding in September 2014 on AgFunder, as the company sets its sights on the financial markets.