The agricultural technology sector experienced the biggest year to date in number of deals, says a report published January 31 by online investment marketplace AgFunder. Seed-stage companies in the sector saw an unprecedented $230 million in investment in 2016 alone—a 77% increase over 2015—and at...

The Google search history of many earlier-stage companies likely includes: “How to get venture capital funding?” There’s certainly no shortage of relevant information on the internet, but creating a self-researched strategy can be daunting. Based on many conversations with earlier-stage companies – and knowing that finding venture capital...

Agriculture startups that raised seed rounds in recent years are blossoming into businesses sought after by later-stage investors. Investment in the agtech space is up sharply this year, driven by a spike of rounds at Series B and later stages, according to Crunchbase data. Altogether, agtech...

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An Article on Fortune.com by Erin Griffith Mar 28, 2017 VENTURE DEALS Benson Hill Biosystems, a St. Louis agricultural technology company, raised $25 million in Series B funding. Lewis & Clark Ventures and Prelude Ventures led the round, with participation from Fall Line Capital, S2G Ventures, Alexandria Venture Investments, Cultivation...