Finistere Ventures and PitchBook Launch 2017 Agtech Investment Review

Finistere Ventures and PitchBook’s 2017 Agtech Investment Review is our first in-depth collaboration with a venture firm on a specific vertical. We’ve collaborated with Finistere Ventures to carefully build, curate, and classify the best agtech dataset available to date, providing the deepest insight as to activity in the sector. The report covers key trends in […]

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Crop Pro Insurance Closes $8 Million Series A to Accelerate AgTech Adoption

Top Ag Investors Back First Insurance and Technology Firm to Help Farmers Alleviate Risk When Deploying Innovative Technologies DES MOINES, IA — August 8, 2017 — Crop Pro Insurance, an insurance and technology firm dedicated to helping farmers manage risk and maximize profitability, today announced the close of an $8 million Series A round of […]

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Crop Protection: Biologicals vs Chemicals?

By: Spencer Maughan and Kieran Furlong Biological Crop Protection Attracting Interest There has been a flurry of excitement surrounding biological crop protection over the last few years. Chemical pesticides are under increasing scrutiny from consumers and regulators, concerned about stress upon the environment and residuals in the food chain. Biopesticides can provide an alternative or […]

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