St. Louis-based agricultural industry pioneer INTENT has announced an equity investment from BioGenerator Ventures. The investment aims to accelerate advancements in agriculture, focusing on the commercial expansion of INvision Trials and Apogee technologies.
INvision Trials: A Revolution in Field Trials
INTENT’s INvision Trials is a groundbreaking software designed to transform field trials in the agriculture industry. Built on the Apogee infrastructure, it offers a completely redesigned interface for project management. The software presents a geospatial visualization of all aspects of a field project, delivering consistent, quality data, and powerful insights with speed and agility. This scalable system is poised to change the way field trials are conducted, offering a more efficient and insightful approach.
Partnership with BioGenerator Ventures
The partnership with BioGenerator Ventures marks a significant step in expanding and enabling the agricultural technology (ag tech) ecosystem in St. Louis. Randall Barker, CEO and co-founder of INTENT, expressed optimism about the future of agriculture and the role of advanced technology solutions in driving innovation.
INTENT is recognized as a trusted partner in the industry, known for moving innovations forward quickly and successfully. The company combines deep experience with purpose-built technology solutions and leverages its expansive farmer network to ground truth at scale.
BioGenerator Ventures’ Focus on Ag Tech
BioGenerator Ventures has a strong focus on ag tech, with a portfolio that includes St. Louis-based companies such as Solis Agrosciences, Aferna Bio, Plastomics, Impetus Ag, and Agragene. The firm is actively building a portfolio of new technology solutions and investing in businesses that provide innovative services to ag tech innovators.
With the investment in INTENT, Matt Helms, Managing Director of BioGenerator Ventures, will join the INTENT board of directors. Helms expressed excitement about the partnership, highlighting the value that INTENT’s technology brings to both innovators and farmers. He emphasized the role of INTENT in translating innovative technologies to address the real-world challenges faced by farmers.