Funding Round

This category delves into the dynamic world of funding rounds, venture capital trends, and financial strategies propelling growth in the agri-tech sector. It provides comprehensive insights into new investment patterns, highlighting how traditional and new-age investors channel funds into agricultural technology. These investments are crucial for developing innovative solutions that can revolutionize farming practices, improve crop yields, and address pressing issues like climate change and food security.

The role of venture capital is particularly significant in this context. Agri-tech startups are increasingly banking funding round from venture capitalists keen on investing in disruptive technologies. These include advancements in precision agriculture, biotechnology, sustainable farming, and supply chain optimization. The category sheds light on the changing venture capital landscape, including the shift towards sustainability and the growing interest in technologies that can offer tangible solutions to agricultural challenges.

Furthermore, the category examines diverse financial strategies that agri-tech companies and investors employ. This includes approaches like strategic partnerships, government grants, and crowdfunding. These strategies provide necessary funding and create opportunities for collaboration and knowledge exchange.

By offering an in-depth analysis of the financial underpinnings of the agri-tech sector, this category helps stakeholders understand the market dynamics and investment opportunities. It underscores the importance of financial support in driving innovation and growth in agriculture technology, highlighting how strategic investments can lead to groundbreaking advancements in the field.

AgriBusiness Grants Smart Farming

Purdue University Secures USDA Grants for Sustainable Agricultural Systems

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has given Purdue University two grants totaling $1 million.

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Economy Grants

SBA, USDA, and FDIC Host ‘Path to Prosperity’ Workshops

The Small Business Administration (SBA), the Federal Depository Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are working together to give small companies,.

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AgriBusiness Food Tech Funding Round

Saudi Industrial Investment Group Invests $70M in Unibio

Unibio International PLC, a sustainable protein company, has announced that the Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG) has agreed to invest about $70 million.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Funding Round Smart Farming

Locus Fermentation Solutions Secures $117M in IP-Insurance Backed Debt Financing

A $117 million debt financing deal backed by IP insurance has been secured by Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS), a green technology business.

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Funding Round Smart Farming

Bidra Innovation Ventures Gets $200M Investment to Expand Innovation Scope

Bidra Innovation Ventures has secured a $200 million commitment from Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and the OCP Group to expand its investment.

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AgriBusiness Funding Round Precision Ag Smart Farming

Vytelle Raises $20M to Accelerate Cattle Genetic Progress

To speed up genetic advancement in cattle, the precision livestock business Vytelle has secured $20 million in Series B investment. Forage Capital Partners,.

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Funding Round Grants Plant Science

Hess Donates $50M to Salk Institute’s Plant Initiative to Fight Climate Change

Hess Corporation is donating $50 million to the Salk Institute’s Campaign for Discovery: The Power of Science to support the Harnessing Plants Initiative,.

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Funding Round Indoor Farming Smart Farming

Babylon Micro-Farms Raises $8M For Scaling & Expansion

Babylon micro-farms, a startup specializing in smart indoor gardens, has recently closed an $8 million Series A funding round, reports Techcrunch. The investment.

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AgriBusiness Controlled Environment Agriculture Grants Smart Farming

Better Future Farms to Build Hydroponic Greenhouse in Virginia

Governor Glenn Youngkin has announced that Better Future Farms, Inc. (website) will build a new hydroponic greenhouse and processing facility in Louisa County.

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Grants Renewable Energy Smart Farming

USDA Offers $1 Billion Grants for Rural Renewable Energy Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the opening of applications for $1 billion in grants to help agricultural producers.

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