October 18, 2019

Patrick Christie, founder of Conservis, a farm operations software company in Minneapolis, said farmers need a comprehensive view of their operations to understand their profits, or losses. “Technology, including the Internet of Things (IoT) provides insight into the e...

October 17, 2019

Provivi, Inc., an emerging crop protection company, today announced it has completed an $85 million Series C financing. The round was co-led by Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Fund ("Pontifax Agtech") and a global investment fund.

October 17, 2019

Pontifax AgTech has held a first close of its second fund on $140 million. The fund is targeting $250 million overall and the team already has commitments of $170 million.

March 29, 2019

Precision Biosciences, the gene-editing startup, started trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange today after raising a $126.4 million IPO, valuing the company at $870 million.

The IPO will achieve an exit for growth stage agrifood tech investor Pontifax AgTech, which inves...

March 28, 2019

The 2019 World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, San Francisco included:

  • 1350 delegates 

  • 120 Speakers

  • 54 countries represented

For more information: click here

March 28, 2019 

March 11, 2019

Annual report ranks top 50 leading global agriculture innovators

DENVER, March 11, 2019 — Concentric Ag Corporation, a developer of biological and plant nutrient inputs, has been included for the second consecutive year in SVG Ventures’ 2019 THRIVE Top 50 ranking of lea...

March 7, 2019

Research Triangle Park, NC (March 7, 2019) -- Today, AgBiome Innovations™, the commercial arm of AgBiome™, introduced Lektivar™ 40SC, a novel fungicide (fluazinam) that provides superior control of foliar and soil-borne diseases to include white mold, southern bli...

February 9, 2019

From battling disease in banana crops to overcoming avian flu scientists are seeking wider acceptance for the technology [Financial Times

 A brightly lit lab two hours north-east of London might be an odd place to find people trying to save the world’s most popular ba...

January 14, 2019

Capital inflow into agtech is likely to remain strong in 2019, says Phil Erlanger of Pontifax AgTech. 

The scope of agtech advances during the past three years is nothing short of astonishing. Today's growers now have at their disposal a full complement of science-based...

December 10, 2018

Rabo AgriFinance and Conservis have established a development collaboration, which executives from both companies tell Agri Investor has the potential to facilitate farmers’ access to capital and a develop a greater role for agtech in institutional farmland portfolios....

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