Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and Finistere Ventures Launch €20 million Ireland AgTech Fund

ISIF to invest a total of €40 million in Finistere-managed AgTech venture funds – €20 million in the Ireland AgTech Fund and €20 million in a global AgTech fund Finistere Ventures to open first EU office in Ireland Partnership plans to increase AgTech’s economic impact in Ireland Ireland to become a hub for AgTech start-ups […]

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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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