Tagged: agriculture

FarmDrop is Equity Crowdfunding for Online Farmers Market

FarmDrop backed by ASOS and Street Car founders. FarmDrop, a new way to buy and sell local and seasonal food is raising capital on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.  The digital farmer’s market has launched a campaign to raise £400,000 representing 17% equity in the company…. 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

Global AgInvesting NYC 2014

Now in its sixth year, Global AgInvesting 2014 offers a comprehensive overview of agriculture investment opportunities, risks and return profiles across all major global production regions, as well as strategies for diversified ag portfolios including regional variation, private equity, and liquid investments. Concurrent track sessions… 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

Growing under the Tube: 141% Funding for Zero Carbon Food’s Crowdcube Campaign

London-based Zero Carbon Food (ZCF) has raised £424,530 on Crowdcube, swiftly surpassing its £300,000 crowdfunding goal for 21.23% equity offered.  The campaign is now open to overfunding. Co-founded by Richard Ballard and Steven Dring, and backed by celebrity chef Michel Roux Jr and Florette’s Managing… 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 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

Infragram Is A Small Infrared Camera For Geek Gardeners

Did you know that looking at a garden in infrared can help a gardener see areas of high growth versus elements of low growth or decay? You learn something new every day. That is the idea behind the Infagram, which aims to put an infrared… Read More

Organic Farm Uses Crowdfunding to Reach Out to Free Range Customers

Organic egg producer Vital Farms has big plans for the future. And judging from the response on the crowdfunding site, When You Wish, the hens are probably clucking with excitement. In September, we gave readers a virtual tour of the Aurora, Texas-based enterprise, which has… Read More

Trust uses ‘crowdfunding’ to finance new potato variety

The Sarvari Research Trust has (SRT) turned to “crowdfunding” to finance its development of a blight-resistant potato variety. The trust, whose financial difficulties were reported in Grower (31 August), aims to raise £5,000 over the next 100 days to develop its Crow (short for Crowdfunded)… Read More

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