Tagged: agriculture

Update: 7percent Ventures Named Lead Investor After Investing £200,000 into Small Robot Company’s Crowdcube Campaign; Funding Round Has Now Secured More Than £1.5 Million

Small Robot, a UK-based ag-tech that is building sustainable farming robots, announced on Monday that venture capitalists 7percent Ventures has been confirmed as its lead investor after investing £200,000 into its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. This brought the funding round’s investment amount to more… Read More

Update: Small Robot Company Surpasses £1 Million Through Crowdcube Round

Small Robot, a UK-based ag-tech that is building sustainable farming robots, has successfully secured more than £1 million through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round was launched last month and quickly secured its £700,000 funding target, with £560,000 was topped within… Read More

Blockchain-focused Project Covantis, Backed by Agri-Business Giant Cargill, Chooses ConsenSys as Tech Partner

Covantis, a blockchain-focused project backed by multinational agri-business companies such as Cargill, has reportedly chosen ConsenSys, a Brooklyn, New York-based Ethereum development studio, as its technology partner. Through Convantis’ partnership with ConsenSys, the Ethereum-based software developer will create a blockchain-powered platform to fully digitize the… Read More

Small Robot Company Raises £700,000 in Two Days, £560,000 Topped Within Minutes on Crowdcube

Small Robot, a UK-based ag-tech that is building sustainable farming robots, has successfully secured its initial £700,000 funding target through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company took just 2 days to raise £700,000. £560,000 was topped within minutes of going live on… Read More

Ag-Tech Startup Small Robot Is Seeking £700,000 on Crowdcube to Continue Development of Autonomous Robot & AI Software

Small Robot, a UK-based ag-tech that is building sustainable farming robots, is now seeking £700,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The latest campaign comes just one year after Small Robot £1,173,940 through its latest Crowdcube campaign. Small Robot reported it has transitioned from… Read More

Update: DryGro’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Secures More Than £1.1 Million During the Final Days on Seedrs

DryGro, a UK-based agriculture startup that has developed new technology to grow food in dry places, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £1.1 million in funding secured. The campaign quickly surpassed its initial £950,000 funding target and has… Read More

Overfunding: UK Agriculture Startup DryGro Quickly Surpasses £980,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

DryGro, a UK-based agriculture startup that has developed new technology to grow food in dry places, has successfully secured its initial £980,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is offering 8.24% in equity through the funding round at a £10,918,936… Read More

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Partners With Bayer Crop Science to Develop Blockchain-based Agricultural Monitoring Product

Ant Financial Services Group, an affiliate company of the Chinese Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA), is teaming up with Bayer Crop Science to create a blockchain-enabled platform for monitoring agricultural product. Ant Financial and Bayer Crop signed a letter of intent to leverage blockchain technology to develop… Read More

Overfunding: Agritech Marketplace Hectare Quickly Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Round

Just days after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, UK-based online marketplace for the agriculture sector, Hectare Agritech, has successfully surpassed its initial £1 million funding target. The funding round has attracted nearly 545 investors. As previously reported, Hectare is an agritech company… Read More

Agritech Marketplace Hectare Returns to Seedrs; Now Seeking £1 Million in Funding

Hectare Agritech, a UK-based online marketplace for the agriculture sector, has returned to Seedrs to raise £1 million through its new equity crowdfunding round. The company previously raised £500,000 through its third investment round on Seedrs in 2018 and is offering 5.88% in equity at a… Read More

Aon, Oxfam, & Etherisc Collaborate to Launch Blockchain-Based Agricultural Insurance Policies in Sri Lanka

Aon plc, a UK-based global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, announced on Monday it has partnered with Oxfam in Sri Lanka, the organization working to alleviate poverty; and Etherisc, the insurtech startup developing a protocol for decentralized insurance… Read More

Live on Wefunder: Element Farms Grows Capital for Year-Round, Pesticide-Free and Local Spinach

Element Farms synced with Wefunder in order to grow its agtech business.  At this writing, the startup has surpassed its minimum goal as has raised more than $196,993 of its $500,000 maximum target for a convertible note from 183+ investors in order to harvest a… Read More

Overfunding: Agritech Marketplace Hectare Secures £500,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

  Hectare Agritech, a UK-based online marketplace for the agriculture sector, has successfully secured £500,000 through its third investment round on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The company launched the campaign earlier this month and is now nearing £550,000 thanks to more than 320 investors.  As previously… Read More

Agritech Marketplace Hectare Now Seeking £500,000 Through Third Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Hectare Agritech, a UK-based online marketplace for the agriculture sector, launched its third investment round on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The company is currently seeking £500,000. The launch of the campaign comes just after Hectare released FarmPay, a dedicated payment platform. Founded in 2016, Hectare described… Read More

FarmFundr Launches Crowdfunding Platform for Farmland & Announces Three California Investment Opportunities

FarmFundr, a crowdfunding investment opportunity for farmland, announced on Friday it has opened its first rounding of funding opportunities for accredited investors. The new funding portal stated its primary focus is to maximize an investor’s returns while lowering risk. It was revealed: “FarmFundr currently farms and… Read More

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

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

FarmDrop Extends Equity Crowdfunding as it Easily Tops £400,000 Goal

FarmDrop launched their equity crowdfunding project just a few weeks back but the online farmers market has not had any problems finding investors.  Raising capital on Crowdcube, FarmDrop was hoping to raise £400,000 for 17% equity in the young company.  FarmDrop has quickly passed that… Read More

Whole Foods Partners with Credibles to Support Local Food

Whole Foods Market in Northern California & Reno now accept Credibles as a way to invest in and pay local food producers. Credibles is a crowdfunding platform that allows backers to support small, sustainable food related businesses.  Consumers may “prepay” to support the food business… Read More

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