25th June 2022
Funding Round

Vertical Farming Startup, Vision Greens, Raises $7M

Agtech innovator gears up for growing demand for its better tasting, sustainably grown greens TORONTO, June 21, 2022 /CNW/ – Vision Greens, a Welland, Ontario-based vertical farm using proprietary growing technology to bring clean, better-tasting greens to consumers, announces today it has raised $7M. Investors are purpose-driven business leaders, including members of the Canadian grocery […]

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Economy Funding Round Markets

New Funding Rounds Sends VC Activity To USD 1.1Bn in Vertical Farming

Good morning readers, recession looms closer as the US shows the first sign of an economic slowdown, the latest report on food innovation and investment opportunities, new funding rounds sends VC activity to USD 1.1Bn, and much more! Here are 5 things to know before this week’s opening bell! 1- US Data Shows First Signs […]

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Americas Environment Funding Round

Power Corp Raises $210 Million For Sustainable Agri-Food Investments

Power Corp (TSE:POW) announced the closing of an initial $210 Million of aggregate capital commitments for Lios Fund I. The funding round has seen the participation of The Canada Life Assurance Company, Farm Credit Canada (FCC), Export Development Canada (EDC), Fonds de solidarité FTQ, BMO Capital Partners, and CIBC. The Equity platform will enable the […]

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Americas Funding Round Horticulture

Little Leaf Farms Banks a USD 300 Million Funding

Little Leaf Farms has successfully raised USD 300 million in new capital in a funding round led by The Rise Fund, TPG’s multi-sector global impact investing strategy, and debt funding from Bank of America. The funding will support the company’s growth & expansion plans to make Little Leaf Farms’ lettuces accessible to more than half […]

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Corporate Funding Round

Mucci Farms Receives Investment From Cox Enterprises

This investment in Mucci Farms will accelerate the growth of an industry leader, complement Cox’s existing controlled environment agriculture business and expand Cox’s cleantech portfolio. ATLANTA, June 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cox Enterprises announced a significant strategic investment in Mucci Farms, a 60-year industry leader with a network of thousands of acres of indoor grown fruits […]

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Corporate Funding Round

Agritecture Receives Strategic Investment From Priva

Agritecture announced today a strategic investment by Priva, a technology company globally active in food security and energy transition. Founded by Henry Gordon-Smith in 2011, the Brooklyn-based company has grown into becoming the world’s leading advisory firm on urban and controlled environment agriculture (CEA). Offering a diversified range of services to farmers, startups, multinationals, investors, […]

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Corporate Funding Round

Slate Asset Management Announces £50 Million Investment in Eider VF Limited

Slate Asset Management (“Slate”), a global alternative investment platform targeting real assets, today announced that it has completed a £50 million investment in Eider VF Limited (“EVF”), a UK-based vertical farming business, through its Cities and Communities Impact Infrastructure Strategy. Founded in 2016, EVF is a vertical farming business based in Birmingham, England that develops […]

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EMEA Funding Round Urban Farming

Urban Farming Startup Infarm Gets Backing From Qatar Wealth Fund

The new capital will be used to support Infarm’s global growth strategy, including the expansion of its existing vertical farming network in the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe, and entry into new markets in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East By 2030, the company plans to significantly increase its presence to 100 Growing Centres in […]

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Funding Round

Red Sea Farms Attracts A USD 18.5 Million Strategic Investment Led By Wa’ed

Red Sea Farms, a sustainable AgTech Firm committed to solving one of today’s greatest challenges, has successfully banked a USD 18.5 million funding in what it calls a “Strategic Raise” as their technology performance surpasses expectations. Combining impact with innovation, Red Sea Farms promotes environmental and economic sustainability by meeting the nutritional needs of water-scarce […]

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Finance Funding Round

Kalera Secures USD 30 Million Credit Facility Weeks After A Bridge Financing Facility

Weeks after the first bridge financing facility, the company announced on the 19th that they secured a USD 30 million credit facility.       Kalera AS (Euronext Growth Oslo: KAL, Bloomberg: KSLLF), one of the preeminent leafy green vertical farming companies and a leader in plant science for producing high-quality produce in controlled environments, […]

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