Tagged: agriculture

Flour Mill Cairnspring Mills Tops $1 Million in Just One Hour on Steward

Cairnspring Mills has raised over $1 million on Steward in just one hour, receiving the backing of 196 investors, according to a note from the platform. Cairnspring Mills went on to raise $2.8 million. Cairnspring Mills is a “craft flour mill” located in Washington’s Skagit… Read More

European Investment Marketplace HeavyFinance Reports €2.20M in Investments in Agricultural Projects via Platform

In October, investors invested a total of €2.20M in agricultural projects through HeavyFinance. €1.75M was paid out to the farmers “with the capital spread across 48 different loans.” In total, €44.72M was “issued to the farmers until the end of October 2023.” The repayment volume… Read More

Vinted Co-Founder Makes Investment to Provide Debt Capital to Farms via ClimateTech Platform HeavyFinance

Following the success in decarbonizing the fashion industry, HeavyFinance reveals that the co-founder of pre-loved clothes marketplace Vinted, Mantas Mikuckas, invests 1M Euros in order to support the green transformation of agriculture. As noted in the update, debt capital will be “deployed to small and… Read More

Oil Prices Rise, Might Force Central Banks to Keep Interest Rates Higher for Longer, Says Fintech Industry Professional

Surging oil prices are likely to mean higher interest rates “for longer as the price rally adds to inflationary pressures,” warns the CEO of an independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech organization. The warning from deVere Group’s Nigel Green comes as the price of… Read More

Swedbank to Offer Sustainable Loans to Farmers

As the financiers of two-thirds of the European economy, banks “bear an important responsibility to propose real solutions to mitigate climate change.” This partnership between Swedbank and eAgronom with regard to issuing sustainability-linked loans and leasing will have “a significant impact, as agriculture is one… Read More

Agricultural Crowdfunding: Latvian Fintech LANDE Raises €550K, Plans Expansion into Romania

LANDE, a Latvian Fintech providing investment crowdfunding for farms, has raised €550,000 in pre-Seed funding, according to a statement by the firm. LANDE states that it will use the money to expand its services into Romania while planning entry into other European markets. The round… Read More

Pakistan based Jiye Technologies Introduces BNPL Solution for Agriculture Industry

Jiye Technologies, which claims to be the fastest growing Agri-Tech platform in Pakistan has announced a business-to-business (B2B) Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) feature through a digital financing product for farmers and businesses across the country, under its program called “Jiye Khushhaal Karobar.” The digital… Read More

Invest in a Farm: Harvest Returns Reports $10 Million Raised for Ag Projects

Harvest Returns, an agriculture investment platform, says it has hit a major milestone of $10 million raised in private placement agricultural offerings. Chief Operating Officer, Austin Maness, says now that Harvest Returns has shown the agriculture community that there are like-minded investors around the world… Read More

Fundrise Co-Founder Dan Miller Returns to Fintech with Steward, a CrowdFarming Platform

Dan Miller, alongside his brother Ben Miller, founded one of the first real estate crowdfunding platforms in the US. Fundrise was the very first online investment platform to leverage Regulation A (now referred to as Reg A+), to offer securities to investors based on property… Read More

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

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