Posts tagged investment
Agriculture Tech And Investing Need A Diversity Overhaul - Here's How

Agriculture is still fighting a stigma of being “behind the times”, and this sentiment remains true for diversity within the ag-tech and ag-investment communities. Steps are being taken to address this issue, including this open-sourced list of female leaders in agtech, but more effort is undoubtedly needed.

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Enter Sensei: a new approach to hydroponics and health

A multi-trillion dollar opportunity is emerging at the convergence of food, technology and rapidly evolving consumer behaviour. While many companies are hoping to capitalize on this new market potential, Sensei, a brand new approach to marketing a hydroponic food production company, are positioning themselves in a more sophisticated industry niche than the competition. 

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BERLIN-BASED STARTUP “INFARM” RAISES $25 MILLION FOR VERTICAL FARMING SYSTEM

Infarm, a startup that has developed vertical farming tech for grocery stores, restaurants and local distribution centres to bring fresh and artisan produce much closer to the consumer, has raised $25 million in Series A funding. The round is led by London-based VC firm Balderton Capital, with participation from TriplePoint Capital, Mons Investments, and previous investors Cherry Ventures, QUADIA and LocalGlobe.

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VERTICAL FARMING FUNDING ON THE RISE IN 2017 & PREDICTIONS FOR 2022

Vertical farming is an industry with enormous potential to change the way we eat. By saving resources and producing local food, vertical farming may alleviate many of the concerns facing traditional agriculture. However, to become a thriving, sustainable industry will require funding. This means venture capitalists, angel investors, crowdfunders, and government must demonstrate enough interest to dedicate money to vertical farming ventures. Without proper funding, a future with vertical farming, and other indoor agriculture methods, will not be possible.

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