Tagged: agtech

UK’s Oxbury Bank, an AgTech-focused Firm, Acquires Additional Funding

Oxbury Bank – which claims to be the UK’s ‘first’ and ‘only’ AgTech bank – has secured £25 million in Tier 2 capital funding, with the investment made by British Business Investments, a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank. British Business Investments aims… Read More

AgTech: Oxbury Bank Raises £20 Million

“AgTech bank” Oxbury Bank has raised an additional £20 million bringing its total raised to £68 million. Investors include Frontier Agriculture and Hutchinsons Group as well as existing tech investors Hambro Perks and Grosvenor Food & AgTech. Launching in February 2021, Oxbury reports having completed… Read More

Ocean Protocol Teams Up with Dimitra: 100M Small Farmers to Benefit from Data Sharing, Monetization

Ocean Protocol, the “decentralized” data exchange protocol for unlocking data for AI and business innovation, has entered into a partnership with Dimitra, an agricultural technology firm guided by the goal to provide tech to help farmers across the globe with enhancing  operations while delivering greater… Read More

Overfunding: Small Robot Company Secures £3.4M+ from 1974 Investors via Crowdcube

Small Robot Company, which intends to bring PerPlant farming to the world’s largest crops with a “unique” level of intelligence and “precision” to a $240 billion/year sector, has secured £3,434,851 of its £2,000,000 target (at the time of writing) from 1974 investors via Crowdcube. Small… Read More

OurCrowd to Build Dedicated Portfolio of Water and Agtech Firms in Partnership with Waterfund

OurCrowd has partnered with Waterfund to build an investment portfolio of 15 water and Agtech companies. According to a release, Waterfund has committed $50 million of capital to the OurCrowd managed portfolio, with an initial investment completed in Plenty, Inc., a vertical farming firm. Simultaneously,… Read More

Global Investment Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd Wins Tender to Operate Startup Incubator in New Zealand

OurCrowd, as part of an international consortium, has won a tender to operate a startup incubator in New Zealand. The consortium of companies that participated in the bid includes Finistere Ventures, New Zealand’s food giant Fonterra and animal management leader Gallagher. The consortium was selected… Read More

FarmTogether is an Agtech-Fintech that Provides Access to Capital for Farms & Opportunities for Investors

This is an interesting iteration of online capital formation. FarmTogether is a new investment platform that has developed a new model for farmland ownership and investment while reducing barriers for access to capital and liquidity for farmers. While I know little about farming, I know… Read More

OurCrowd Joins Finistere Ventures In $100 Million Partnership to Invest in Foodtech & Agtech Innovation

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has partnered with Finistere Ventures, along with food manufacturer Tnuva and Tempo Beverages, in a new partnership to invest $100 million in Foodtech and Agtech innovation. Finistere Ventures is a global agrifood investment firm. Tnuva is Israel’s largest food manufacturer and… Read More

Overfunding: Agroop Surpasses €500,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Portugal-based agriculture tech company, Agroop, has successfully secured its initial €500,000 funding target through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched in March, less than two years after Agroop obtained €514,000 on the funding platform.  As previously reported, Agroop was… Read More

Fintech Meets Agtech: French Platform MiiMosa Finances The Future of Food

In 2050, the world will need to feed 50% more people than today. By the same time, however, the planet’s farmland will have grown only by 4%. The reasons for the shortfall are many: urbanization, climate change, water pollution, and the soil degradation caused by… Read More

OurCrowd Joins Founding Members of AgTech Accelerator Radicle

Equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, has joined a group of investors, advisors and agricultural industry leaders to help launch Radicle, a new AgTech focused accelerator. Radicle was founded by AgTech venture capital firm Finistere Ventures, Cloud Break Advisors and a a group of founders including Bayer, DuPont… 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

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

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

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

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

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