Mexico Invests $4.1 Million in Local Agtech Funds
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Mexico Invests $4.1 Million in Local Agtech Funds

Mexico Invests in Local AgTech Funds The Mexican Government invests $4.1 million dollars to support 3 local AgTech funds. The aim of these funds is to help the AgTech funds bring start-up and university research projects actualize commercialization.  The Investment comes from the Capitalization and Investment Fund for the Rural Sector which estimates that this...

On September 13, 2017September 13, 2017by
BrightFarms Series C Raises $30million: Secret is in the business model
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BrightFarms Series C Raises $30million: Secret is in the business model

Almost a year ago today BrightFarms Series C stood as one of the most impressive to date in the industry. When they raised the money last year, it was $9 million more than all other startups had raised combined that year to date. What was the secret behind being able to raise so much? According...

On September 11, 2017September 11, 2017by
Kimbal Musk’s Square Roots Raises $5million In Seed Round
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Kimbal Musk’s Square Roots Raises $5million In Seed Round

Elon is not the only Musk brother making a big name for himself in the Musk household. His brother, Kimball (board member at SpaceX, Tesla, and Chipotle), has been making a big name for himself as well in the food industry with his various restaurant groups and more recently his agricultural business incubator. It’s the...

On September 6, 2017September 6, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 9/1/2017
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Weekly Harvest 9/1/2017

Happy Friday!! We’re already into September and it seems like the summer is slipping away. The daylight is growing shorter, the gardens are starting to slow and the turn of the seasons is upon us before we know it. If you miss the bounty of the summer during the off-seasons maybe this fall is the...

On September 1, 2017September 1, 2017by
Want To Ride A Farm To Work?
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Want To Ride A Farm To Work?

I know that question is a bit of a headscratcher but in Seoul, it is actually one you could pose. Thanks to the Bike Share Farm you can now ride a literal garden to work every day. The Bike Share Farm is a solar-powered and bike-propelled mobile hydroponic garden, inspired by the bike sharing concept. The idea was...

On August 30, 2017August 28, 2017by
3Bar Raises $2mil in Seed Round
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3Bar Raises $2mil in Seed Round

The trend of AgTech companies seeing investment continues to grow as 3Bar raises $2mil in a seed round earlier this month.  3Bar uses microbes to enhance plant growth. If you are familiar with probiotics for humans and gut health, this is the plant equivalent. They use beneficial microbes or bacteria to improve the overall health...

On August 28, 2017August 28, 2017by