FINISTERE PARTNERS WITH ENTREPRENEURS
WHAT WE INVEST IN
We invest in private companies that are doing what others would say is impossible across the agricultural and food value chains. We focus on three investment areas: Life Science, IT and Sustainability. We invest across the company lifecycle but aren’t afraid to get in early.
Leading Ag Investors Back Novel Method to Sustainably Improve Crop Performance and Yield Palmerston North, New Zealand — March 14, 2018 — BioLumic, creators of the first ultraviolet (UV) crop yield enhancement system, today announced the close of $5 million in Series A financing. Led by top AgTech investors Finistere Ventures and Radicle Growth acceleration […]March 14th, 2018
In a recent article in TechCrunch, Finistere general partners Spencer Maughan and Arama Kukutai review major industry trends affecting agtech venture investing. Finistere sees continued growth in data-driven agriculture that leverages developments in sensors, imagery, and AI. Automation will begin to more effectively address labor shortages. Innovation in biology and chemistry will continue to improve […]March 9th, 2018
In its Possibilities Report covering the growing importance of IoT devices, the The Atlantic delves into how connected sensors and big data are changing the way farmers grow crops for the better. From the article: “Precision agriculture is morphing into predictive agriculture, says Arama Kukutai, cofounder of Finistere Ventures. The venture capital firm has invested in […]March 1st, 2018