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AgFunder Reports $2Bn in AgTech Investment for the First Half of 2015

AgFunder, an investment platform for accredited investors investing in agriculture and agriculture technology, announced the release of its 2015 Midyear AgTech Investing Report, tracking a record $2.06B in AgTech investment for the first half of 2015. This figure is only $300M shy of the $2.36B… Read More

Carana Agribusiness Launches $1.2M Campaign on AgFunder to Capitalize on Untapped Market Potential in Guyana

Carana Agribusiness, a for-profit aquaculture and agriculture company in Guyana, is raising a $1.225 million equity financing round on AgFunder, an equity crowdfunding platform for agriculture and agriculture technology (“agtech”). Carana, which was initially created through funding from USAID and the UK Government, is seeking to… Read More

AgFunder Reports $2.36B in 2014 Investments

AgFunder, an equity crowdfunding platform for agriculture technology, today announced the release of its AgTech Investing Report 2014: Year in Review, covering $2.36 billion raised across 264 deals in the AgTech industry for 2014. From precision agriculture to biotech to drones, venture capitalists made investments… Read More

aWhere Closes Oversubscribed $7M Funding Round With Investment From Elixir Capital

aWhere, a Denver-based data analytics company focused on the Agriculture industry, Elixir Capital, a private equity fund based in Silicon Valley and AgFunder, a New York and San Francisco-based investment crowdfunding platform, announced on Monday (September 8th) the successfully close of aWhere’s oversubscribed $7 million… Read More

Agtech Company aWhere To Launch Crowdfunding Campaign on AgFunder

aWhere is set to launch a $4 million equity financing round on the investment crowdfunding platform AgFunder. The Colorado-based agtech company delivers hyperlocal weather data and recommendation to farmers. Its climate information service draws up exclusive data content and proprietary algorithms, and was developed to… Read More

Home Town Farms Set To Launch Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on AgFunder

Looking to raise equity, the owners of Home Town Farms have announced details about their crowdfunding campaign for $1.575 million on AgFunder. The company is leading the way in bringing retail farming to California. According to its campaign page, Home Town Farms is a vertically integrated food… Read More

Kuli Kuli’s Lisa Curtis Opens Up About Crowdfunding Experience

Her company Kuli Kuli made headlines over raising $53,000 on Indiegogo to help fund its superfood snack made of Morgina, and now founder of the company Lisa Curtis is ready to pen her story to Huffington Post. The writer and social entrepreneur gave readers and… Read More

Brief: AgFunder CEO Rob Leclerc Named “Up & Comer”

Agfunder investment crowdfunding platform CEO Rob Leclerc has been labeled an “Up and Comer” in a recent Forbes article.  Noted as an innovator who is finding ways to improve life on the farm, Leclerc’s work with his Agricultural industry crowdfunding platform was noted  for their… Read More

Kuli Kuli Raised $50K + on Indiegogo, Now They Are Raising Capital on AgFunder

Back in June of 2013, Kuli Kuli did a rewards based crowdfunding round on Indiegogo where the small company raised $53,000 to help fund their superfood snack made of Moringa.  Known as “The Miracle Tree”, the founders claim that the Moringa Oleifera tree may be… Read More

AgFunder Closes First Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Platform

AgFunder, the first equity crowdfunding platform for ag startups, has closed their $800,000 round for OnFarm, an agtech big-data company. This raise not only provides capital for OnFarm’s growth as a farm data management system, but also establishes AgFunder as a disruptive capital provider in… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding on AgFunder, OnFarm is Now Over-Subscribed

AgFunder’s first live investment opportunity on their investment crowdfunding platform, OnFarm is on it’s way to success.   OnFarm has now reached $705,000 in investor commitments, exceeding their original target goal of $400,000 in just over 30 days. The round is capped at $800,000, and will… Read More

Brief: Deal on AgFunder Gets Closer to Funding Goal

AgFunder, an equity crowdfunding platform that targets the global agriculture industry, launched their first investment opportunity last month with big data company OnFarm.  In a recent update, AgFunder has shared that funding has now surpassed the halfway mark standing at 58% having raised $230,000 on… Read More

AgFunder Hosts Webinar on First Crowdfunding Campaign

OnFarm, a data company for agriculture, will be presenting a webinar on the investment opportunities in the company this week.  Crowdfunding on AgFunder this is the platform’s first offering for accredited investors. The webinar on OnFarm,  will focus on the data organization and visualization tool… Read More

AgFunder Announces First Live Investment Opportunity

AgTech and agriculture industry crowdfunding platform  AgFunder has announced their first investment opportunity is now live on their investment crowdfunding site. Fresno, California based OnFarm is a Software as a Service (SaaS) big data company that aggregates multitudes of data—from water information to fertilizer inputs—to provide… Read More

CropMobster Crowdsources to Stop Global Food Waste (Video)

CropMobster is on a mission to solve the enormous problem of food waste and hunger and they are tackling this challenge with an innovative crowdsourced approach.  Their community platform wants to provide a way to solve these huge problems.  The idea is based on the concept… Read More

Agriculture Crowdfunding site AgFunder to Host Webinar on TerViva Offer

AgFunder, an online crowdfunding platform for ag and ag tech opportunities and  TerViva, a company developing a new class of sustainable crops that can be grown on sub-prime agriculture land, will be hosting AgFunder’s first webinar focused on AgFunder’s Terviva Fund I.   This is an… Read More

AgFunder Aims to Innovate Funding for $6.4 Trillion Agribusiness

Earlier this year I had opportunity to speak with Rob Leclerc as he prepared to launch a new accredited investor crowdfunding platform ExplorationFunder.   The platform was set to tackle natural resource projects on a global basis.  ExplorationFunder was to be one of a portfolio… Read More

Perspective: AgFunder On General Solicitation

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Recently a founder of FundersClub posted their stance on the [U.S. Congress and] SEC’s lift of the ban on general solicitation. While we respect Alex, Boris and the rest of the team and what they’ve accomplished, we were troubled by the apparent use of fear tactics in… Read More

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