Tag Archives: food e-commerce

Agtech Funding Sheet: Clear Labs Raises $13m Series B from GV, Khosla, Soros-Linked Fund Invests in Arya Collateral, more

A busy week of fundings as the year draws to a close includes food safety technology, insect farming, food waste technology, Indian supply chain technology and more.

Agtech Funding Sheet: TPG ART Invests in Anuvia, Nuritas Receives EU Grant, Omnivore Invests in FR8, more

A varied week of agtech fundings includes a food waste-to-biofertilizer company, a leading global private equity firm, an Irish startup using artificial intelligence to find healthy peptides, a precision ag software startup, and more.

Ag Industry Brief: Animal Feed Startup Using Insects and Waste Wins FoodBytes!, FreshDirect Launches FoodKick Offering Other Food Ecomm Startups’ Products, more

FreshDirect's new app will also sell the wares of other food e-commerce startups such as Splendid Spoon and Hungry Root. Mad Agriculture won the Judges' Choice Award at FoodBytes! this year alongside another two winners.

Agtech Funding Sheet: FarmShots Raises Seed Round – exclusive

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FarmShots Raises Seed Round

After just completing the Y Combinator accelerator program, North Carolina-based satellite imagery startup FarmShots has closed a seed round after attracting local angel investors. Founder Josh Miller said that keeping the investor base local avoided any potential investor demands to move the company to the expensive West Coast.

Agriculture Technology Trends: Agtech Captures More Attention but Investment Falls in H1

Investment into agriculture technology startups fell 20% year-over-year in the first half of 2016, as 307 funding deals collected $1.75 billion. At the same time, deal activity increased 7% and the number of unique investors increased 52% year-over-year.

Fundings-in-Brief: 2 AI Startups, 3 US Food E-Commerce Deals, 1 Cannabis Funding, 1 Seed Genetics Play, plus more!

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Israeli Computer Vision Startup Prospera Closes $7m Series A

Prospera, an Israeli startup using computer vision, data science, and machine learning to monitor and analyze crops, has raised $7 million in Series A funding in a round led by local VC Bessemer Venture Partners.

Fundings-in-Brief: Argentina’s S4 Closes $1.2m Seed Round, New Wave Foods Raises Funding for Shrimp Alternative, Indigo’s $100m, more

Cultivation Capital Leads $1.2m Round in Data Analytics Startup S4, New Wave Foods Closes Seed Round for Seafood Alternative, and Innit Raises $18m for Connected Food Platform in this week's Fundings-in-Brief.