Top 25 Best AgTech Startups With $10+ Million Funding

Top 25 Best AgTech Startups With $10+ Million Funding
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Today we’re covering the top 25 AgTech startups. This is going to be really exciting and I’ve spent a ton of time researching these interesting startups in AgTech. Let’s get right into it!

Criteria for selection:

  • The startup should be privately held
  • Has raised at least $10 million in funding
  • We haven’t including the IPO’d startups and companies as they’re already well-known to most people in the biotechnology sector. This list of 25 companies covers the most funded ones since their found dates.

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Top AgTech Startups With >$10 Million Funding

Let’s get right down to the list and begin with the list of the top startups in the AgTech sector. In the below list, we’ve covered the major information about the company’s operations, headquarters, funding amounts and some of the active investors. The investors listed here are the ones I found during my process of researching the company. So there’s a high possibility that there are more investors than the ones in the list.

1. COFCO International – Total Raised $2300 million

Official Website: www.cofcointernational.com

COFCO International is a Private Equity-Backed AgTech company founded in 2015. Operator of a multi-flag, global agri-business with a six-continent supply chain started to meet tomorrow’s demand in a sustainable way. The company’s diverse range of agricultural products range from cutting edge seed science, sourcing, processing, storage and shipping to trading and marketing a wide spectrum of essential raw materials, including grains and oilseeds, sugar, seeds and softs like coffee and cotton are offered to the world’s most resource-rich, low-cost origination markets.

Active Investors:

  • China Investment Corporation(www.china-inv.cn)
  • COFCO(www.cofco.com)
  • International Finance Corporation(www.ifc.org)
  • Temasek Holdings(www.temasek.com.sg)

Competitors: No competitors found

2. Indigo Agriculture – Total Raised $1120.63 million

Official Website: www.indigoag.com

Indigo Agriculture is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2013. Provider of plant microbiome agricultural services designed to increase crop yield. The company’s plant microbiome agricultural services use a database of genomic microbe information to predict which microbes are most beneficial to the health of the crops and apply these specially selected microbes in the form of a seed coating, enabling farmers to reduce risk and increase profitability.

Active Investors:

  • Aberdare Ventures(www.aberdare.com)
  • Activant Capital(www.activantcapital.com)
  • Alaska Permanent Fund(www.apfc.org)
  • Altitude Life Science Ventures(www.altitudelsv.com)
  • Baillie Gifford(www.bailliegifford.com)
  • David Perry(davidmperry.com)
  • FedEx(www.fedex.com)
  • Flagship Pioneering(www.flagshippioneering.com)
  • G Squared(www.gsquared.com)
  • Investment Corporation of Dubai(www.icd.gov.ae)
  • Lian Group(liangroup.io)

Competitors:

AgBiome, BioConsortia, Phytelligence, Agrinos

3. Farmer’s Business Network – Total Raised $629.33 million

Official Website: www.fbn.com

Farmer’s Business Network is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2014. Farmers Business Network is a provider of a farmer-to-farmer agronomic information network designed to help farmers in the management of their data and gain insights from each other. The company’s platform predominantly collects data extracted from farm equipment, as well as from manually recorded data from farmers to offer insights in areas such as seed selection, compare productivity and benchmark field performance over time, enabling users to make informed decisions.

Active Investors:

  • Acre Venture Partners(www.acre.vc)
  • Balyasny Asset Management(www.bamfunds.com)
  • Baron Capital Management(www.baroncapital.com)
  • Bow Capital(www.bowcapital.com)
  • DBL Partners(www.dblpartners.vc)
  • Expanding Capital(www.xcap.vc)
  • Fidelity Investments Canada(fidelity.ca)
  • GV(www.gv.com)
  • Kleiner Perkins(www.kleinerperkins.com)
  • Lupa Systems(wwww.lupasystems.com)
  • Mandi Ventures(www.mandiventures.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

4. Botanical Solutions – Total Raised $555.3 million

Official Website: www.botanicalsolutions.cl

Botanical Solutions is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2010. Producer of biopesticide intended to assist in sustainable agriculture. The company’s products assist in protecting crops against Botrytis effectively with no residues while taking care of field workers’ safety, enabling growers to implement integrated pest management programs and meeting final customer’s demands for quality and healthy food.

Active Investors:

  • GaneshaLab(ganeshalab.com)
  • Inter-American Development Bank(www.iadb.org)
  • Yield Lab(www.theyieldlab.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

5. Plenty – Total Raised $541 million

Official Website: www.plenty.ag

Plenty is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2014. Operator of an Indoor vertical farm intended to grow fresher, tastier and more nutritious produce which is available everywhere. The company uses its proprietary vertical farming systems that combine engineering, software and crop science to deliver crops that require less water and no pesticides or GMOs, enabling users to get healthy food.

Active Investors:

  • Bezos Expeditions(www.bezosexpeditions.com)
  • Data Collective(www.dcvc.com)
  • DCM Ventures(www.dcm.com)
  • Driscoll’s(www.driscolls.com)
  • Finistere Ventures(www.finistere.com)
  • Group 11(group11.vc)
  • Innovation Endeavors(www.innovationendeavors.com)
  • Kirenaga Partners(www.kirenaga.com)
  • Moore Capital Management(www.moorecap.com)
  • NFX(www.nfx.com)
  • Northwestern University Endowment(www.northwestern.edu)

Competitors:

Gotham Greens, Bowery (Horticulture), AeroFarms, BrightFarms

6. Ynsect – Total Raised $474.29 million

Official Website: www.ynsect.com

Ynsect is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2011. Operator of insect bio-refineries intended to be used for mass-scale insect breeding. The company’s bio-refineries farm and transforms insects into a high-quality natural diet for livestock and pet nutrition, enabling farmed and domestic animal feed markets to avail of sustainable and premium nutrition by tapping the natural goodness of insects at a large scale.

Active Investors:

  • Agoranov(www.agoranov.com)
  • Armat Group(www.armatgroup.com)
  • Astanor Ventures(www.astanor.com)
  • Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking(www.bbi-europe.eu)
  • Bpifrance(www.bpifrance.fr)
  • Caisse des Dépôts Group(www.caissedesdepots.fr)
  • Compagnie du Bois Sauvage(www.bois-sauvage.be)
  • Demeter Partners(www.demeter-im.com)
  • EIT Climate-KIC(www.climate-kic.org)
  • Emertec Gestion(www.emertec.fr)
  • European Commission(www.ec.europa.eu)

Competitors:

nextProtein, Enviroflight, Protix, AgriProtein, Protifarm, InnovaFeed

7. Apeel Sciences – Total Raised $415 million

Official Website: www.apeel.com

Apeel Sciences is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2012. Provider of edible products from natural plant extracts designed to eliminate food spoilage and reduce reliance on chemicals. The company’s products help USDA Organic Certified and conventional fresh food growers, suppliers, and retailers to improve product quality and slow spoilage, enabling them to minimize food waste from the farm to the kitchen.

Active Investors:

  • Andreessen Horowitz(www.a16z.com)
  • Astanor Ventures(www.astanor.com)
  • ATEL Capital Group(www.atel.com)
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation(www.gatesfoundation.org)
  • DBL Partners(www.dblpartners.vc)
  • Engel Ventures(santabarbaravp.com)
  • Essex Capital(www.essexcapitalcorp.com)
  • GIC Group(www.gicgroup.com)
  • International Finance Corporation(www.ifc.org)
  • Katy Perry(katyperry.com)
  • London Impact Ventures(londonimpact.com)

Competitors:

Earth Equity, Sound Agriculture, Manus Bio, LAM International

8. Pure Salmon – Total Raised $358.8 million

Official Website: www.pure-salmon.com

Pure Salmon is a Private Equity-Backed AgTech company founded in 2018. Provider of land-based salmon farming services based in Singapore. The company offers aquaculture production and processing using land-based Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) technology that protects ocean ecosystems and preserves biodiversity, enabling consumers to get fresh and healthy salmon.

Active Investors:

  • 8F Investment Partners(www.8f-am.com)
  • AquaMaof(www.aquamaof.com)
  • Platina Partners(www.platinapartners.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

9. Infarm – Total Raised $335.01 million

Official Website: www.infarm.com

Infarm is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2013. Developer of an IoT technology and data science-based indoor vertical farming system designed to offer an alternative food system. The company’s farming system consists of a compact growing kit for simplifying the process of farming, enabling cities to become self-sufficient in their food production while significantly improving the safety, quality, and environmental footprint of food.

Active Investors:

  • Archimedes Studio(www.archimedeslabs.com)
  • Astanor Ventures(www.astanor.com)
  • Atlantic Food Labs(www.foodlabs.de)
  • Atomico(www.atomico.com)
  • Balderton Capital(www.balderton.com)
  • Bonnier Ventures(www.bonnierventures.com)
  • Cherry Ventures(www.cherry.vc)
  • Demand Analytics(demandanalytics.com)
  • DreamVision (Japan)(www.dreamvision.co.jp/en)
  • East Japan Railway(www.jreast.co.jp)
  • etventure Startup Hub(www.etventure-startup-hub.com)

Competitors:

Freight Farms, AeroFarms, Plenty, Bowery (Horticulture)

10. Benson Hill – Total Raised $301.98 million

Official Website: www.bensonhill.com

Benson Hill is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2012. Developer of crop design platform intended to develop healthier and more sustainable crops. The company’s services combine machine learning and big data with genome editing and plant biology to drastically accelerate and simplify the product development process, enabling farmers to grow the crops and help the food producers to turn those into healthier and tastier ingredients.

Active Investors:

  • Activant Capital(www.activantcapital.com)
  • Argonautic Ventures(www.argonauticventures.com)
  • BioGenerator(www.biogenerator.org)
  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec(www.cdpq.com)
  • Collaborative Fund(www.collaborativefund.com)
  • Cultivation Capital(www.cultivationcapital.com)
  • E-Mart(www.emartcompany.com)
  • Fall Line Capital(www.fall-line-capital.com)
  • Four Palms Ventures(www.fourpalmsventuresllc.com)
  • GV(www.gv.com)
  • Helix Funds(www.helixfunds.com)

Competitors:

Computomics, Pairwise, Inari, Cibus, VoloAgri, AgBiome, Phytelligence, Evogene, Caribou Biosciences, NRGene, Keygene, Precision BioSciences, Precigen, Syngenta, Corteva Agriscience, Arcadia Biosciences, Bayer CropScience

11. ProducePay – Total Raised $293.4 million

Official Website: www.producepay.com

ProducePay is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2014. Developer of a financing and trading platform designed to facilitate a sustainable way to provide the agricultural industry with financial resources. The company’s platforms provide farmers with immediate access to liquidity and financing in addition to real-time data for pricing transparency and connections to other key players in the field, enabling farmers to access custom-made cash flow services and expand their businesses.

Active Investors:

  • 500 Startups(www.500.co)
  • Anterra Capital(www.anterracapital.com)
  • Arena Ventures(www.arenavc.com)
  • CoVenture(www.coventure.vc)
  • Dorm Room Fund(www.dormroomfund.com)
  • eLab Accelerator(www.elabstartup.com)
  • FJ Labs(www.fjlabs.com)
  • Greenhouse Capital Partners(www.greenhousecap.com)
  • Hemisphere Ventures(www.hemisphere.com)
  • Maiden Lane(www.maidenlane.com)
  • Menlo Ventures(www.menlovc.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

12. Verdesian Life Sciences – Total Raised $235.99 million

Official Website: www.vlsci.com

Verdesian Life Sciences is a Private Equity-Backed AgTech company founded in 2012. Developer of patented agricultural technologies to enable a sustainable future for farmers through nutrient use efficiency. The company’s patented biological, nutritional, seed treatment and inoculant technologies help row crop and specialty crop growers maximize their agricultural investments.

Active Investors:

  • AEA Investors(www.aeainvestors.com)

Competitors:

Dow AgroSciences, Syngenta, Monsanto, American Vanguard

13. Revol Greens – Total Raised $215 million

Official Website: www.revolgreens.com

Revol Greens is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2016. Developer of an agricultural technology designed to offer fresh lettuce grown locally and sustainably. The company’s technology uses a hybrid hydroponic system powered by natural light and recycled rainwater to produce green leafy vegetables without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or other harsh chemicals, enabling people to get fresh non-GMO products.

Active Investors:

  • Equilibrium Capital(www.eq-cap.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

14. Provivi – Total Raised $212.15 million

Official Website: www.provivi.com

Provivi is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2013. Developer of agricultural pest control formulations designed to protect food supplies without toxic residues. The company’s formulations transferase enzymes that activate diazo and azide compounds to generate iron-carbenoids and iron-nitrenoids through a mode of activation for efficient synthesis of biopesticides, enabling farmers to protect crops in a naturally effective and sustainable way.

Active Investors:

  • BASF Venture Capital(www.basf-vc.de)
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation(www.gatesfoundation.org)
  • DuPont Pioneer(www.pioneer.com)
  • Kairos Ventures(www.kairosventures.com)
  • Lanx Capital(www.lanxcapital.com)
  • National Science Foundation(www.nsf.gov)
  • Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund(www.pontifaxagtech.com)
  • Spruce Capital Partners(www.sprucecp.com)
  • Temasek Holdings(www.temasek.com.sg)
  • Tybourne Capital Management(www.tybournecapital.com)
  • Vivo Capital(www.vivocapital.com)

Competitors:

Exosect, BioPhero, M2i Life Sciences, Suterra, Shin-Etsu Chemical, Isco

15. Bowery (Horticulture) – Total Raised $210.5 million

Official Website: www.boweryfarming.com

Bowery (Horticulture) is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2014. Operator of a modern farming company designed to produce organic produce. The company’s organic produce includes lettuce and herbs which are grown without any pesticides or chemicals, enabling consumers to eat and stay healthy.

Active Investors:

  • Almanac Insights(www.almanacinsights.com)
  • ATEL Capital Group(www.atel.com)
  • BoxGroup(www.boxgroup.com)
  • First Round Capital(www.firstround.com)
  • Flybridge Capital Partners(www.flybridge.com)
  • Food Retail Ventures(www.foodretailventures.com)
  • General Catalyst(www.generalcatalyst.com)
  • GGV Capital(www.ggvc.com)
  • GV(www.gv.com)
  • Homebrew(www.homebrew.co)
  • Lerer Hippeau(www.lererhippeau.com)

Competitors:

Plenty, Gotham Greens, Iron Ox

16. Ninjacart – Total Raised $203.8 million

Official Website: www.ninjacart.in

Ninjacart is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2015. Developer of an agricultural marketing and supply chain platform intended to revolutionalize the fresh produce supply chain. The company’s platform leverages data science, infrastructure, and networks to connect farmers directly to businesses and end retailers such as grocery stores, enabling retailers and merchants to source fresh farm produce directly from farmers in less time and in a cost-effective way.

Active Investors:

  • Accel(www.accel.com)
  • Flipkart(www.flipkart.com)
  • Hartmann Holdings(www.hartmannholdings.com)
  • Larix(www.larix.vc)
  • M&S Partners(mandspartners.com)
  • Mistletoe(www.mistletoe.co)
  • Neoplux(www.neoplux.co.kr)
  • Qualcomm Ventures(www.qualcommventures.com)
  • Steadview Capital Management(www.steadview.com)
  • Syngenta Ventures(www.syngentaventures.com)
  • Tiger Global Management(www.tigerglobal.com)

Competitors:

Udaan, Crofarm, WayCool

17. Inari – Total Raised $192 million

Official Website: www.inari.com

Inari is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2016. Developer of a plant breeding platform designed to build a new, more sustainable food system. The company’s platform uses predictive design and advanced multiplex gene editing to bring step-change products to the market; thereby, enabling farmers to grown more sustainable and efficient crops.

Active Investors:

  • Acre Venture Partners(www.acre.vc)
  • EDBI(www.edbi.com)
  • Flagship Pioneering(www.flagshippioneering.com)
  • Investment Corporation of Dubai(www.icd.gov.ae)

Competitors: No competitors found

18. Pivot Bio – Total Raised $186.75 million

Official Website: www.pivotbio.com

Pivot Bio is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2010. Develper of microbial nitrogen fertilizers for farmers designed to replace synthetic nitrogen fertilizer. The company’s fertilizer products helps farmers to grow crops that can capture and metabolize nitrogen from the atmosphere, reducing the need for petrochemical fertilizers, enabling farmers to reduce the cost of farming, improve health and create a future with cleaner water and air.

Active Investors:

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation(www.gatesfoundation.org)
  • Breakthrough Energy Ventures(www.breakthroughenergy.org)
  • California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences(www.qb3.org)
  • Codon Capital(www.codoncapital.com)
  • Continental Grain Company(www.continentalgrain.com)
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency(www.darpa.mil)
  • Leaps by Bayer(leaps.bayer.com)
  • OS Fund(www.osfund.co)
  • Pavilion Capital Partners(www.pavilioncapital.com)
  • Prelude Ventures(www.preludeventures.com)
  • Spruce Capital Partners(www.sprucecp.com)

Competitors:

Actagro, WISErg, EnviroKure, Phytelligence, Benson Hill, BioConsortia

19. DiCE Molecules – Total Raised $174.48 million

Official Website: www.dicemolecules.com

DiCE Molecules is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2013. Developer of innovative medicines in immunology designed for patients with debilitating disease. The company’s medicines tackle complex diseases that normally require treatment with inject-able protein-based drugs and monoclonal antibodies, which are given by injection or infusion, enabling patients to have convenient oral medicines for serious medical conditions.

Active Investors:

  • Agent Capital(www.agentcapital.com)
  • Altitude Life Science Ventures(www.altitudelsv.com)
  • Asymmetry Capital Management(asymmetrycapitalmanagement.com)
  • Driehaus Capital Management(www.driehaus.com)
  • Eventide Asset Management(www.eventidefunds.com)
  • Miller Investment Management(www.millerinv.com)
  • New Leaf Venture(www.nlvpartners.com)
  • Northpond Ventures(www.northpondventures.com)
  • Osage University Partners(oup.vc)
  • RA Capital Management(www.racap.com)
  • Sands Capital Ventures(www.sandscapitalventures.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

20. InnovaFeed – Total Raised $165.29 million

Official Website: www.innovafeed.com

InnovaFeed is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2016. Producer of insect-based protein intended to offer natural and sustainable ingredients for animal feed and plant nutrition from insect rearing. The company’ produces high-quality insect oil, which is rich in lauric acid, known for its anti-microbial properties and can be used in poultry and swine feed, as an alternative to imported oils, enabling clients to use a sustainable food system and an alternate source of protein and feed fish, birds, or small mammals.

Active Investors:

  • Accuracy(www.accuracy.com)
  • Alter Equity(www.alter-equity.com)
  • Bpifrance(www.bpifrance.fr)
  • Creadev(www.creadev.com)
  • European Commission(www.ec.europa.eu)
  • Finovam Gestion(www.finovamgestion.fr)
  • Nord Création(irdgestion.fr)
  • Nord France Amorçage(www.nord-france-amorcage.fr)
  • Temasek Holdings(www.temasek.com.sg)

Competitors:

Enterra, AgriProtein, nextProtein, Protix, Ynsect

21. Caribou Biosciences – Total Raised $156.55 million

Official Website: www.cariboubio.com

Caribou Biosciences is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2011. Operator of a medical technology company intended to analyze cell and genome engineering. The company’s technology specializes in cellular engineering and analysis based on the CRISPR-Cas9 technology platform which paired with a guide RNA, cuts double-stranded DNA and allows for specific changes to DNA, enabling researchers to develop therapeutics for agricultural biotechnology, industrial biotechnology and basic and applied biological research.

Active Investors:

  • AbbVie(www.abbvie.com)
  • Adage Capital Management(www.adagecapital.com)
  • Anterra Capital(www.anterracapital.com)
  • BANSEA(www.bansea.org)
  • California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences(www.qb3.org)
  • Codon Capital(www.codoncapital.com)
  • DragonScale Ventures(www.dragonscalevc.com)
  • Eight Roads(www.eightroads.com)
  • Farallon Capital Management(www.faralloncapital.com)
  • F-Prime Capital(www.fprimecapital.com)
  • Genoa Ventures(www.genoavc.com)

Competitors:

EdiGene, Twist Bioscience, Illumina, GenScript, Dimension Therapeutics, 4DMT, Synthego, Cellecta, ToolGen, Homology Medicines, Horizon Discovery, Egenesis, Precision BioSciences, True North Therapeutics, CRISPR Therapeutics, Rigontec, Desktop Genetics, Editas Medicine, Mannkind, Gen9, enEvolv, SomaGenics, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Genome Compiler, Audentes Therapeutics, Cibus

22. MycoTechnology – Total Raised $129.86 million

Official Website: www.mycoiq.com

MycoTechnology is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2013. Operator of a food technology company designed to improve the nutritional characteristics of food products. The company has developed a novel food processing platform that uses gourmet fungi and mycelial fermentation to transform agricultural products and improve their taste, value and nutritional characteristics, enabling food producers to incorporate healthier ingredients and improve the brand association.

Active Investors:

  • Ajinomoto(www.ajinomoto.co.jp)
  • Cibus Fund(www.cibusfund.com)
  • Closed Loop Capital(www.closedloopcapital.com)
  • Continental Grain Company(www.continentalgrain.com)
  • eighteen 94 capital(www.1894capital.com)
  • Emerson Collective(www.emersoncollective.com)
  • Evolution VC Partners(www.evolutionvcp.com)
  • Gaingels Syndicate(www.gaingels.com)
  • GreatPoint Ventures(www.gpv.com)
  • Greenleaf Foods(www.greenleaffoods.com)
  • Kinetic Ventures(www.kineticventures.com)

Competitors:

Chinova Bioworks

23. Semios – Total Raised $126.57 million

Official Website: www.semios.com

Semios is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2010. Developer of a real-time agricultural data analytics platform intended to offer real-time insights into risks associated with weather, pests, disease, frost and irrigation. The company’s platform offers insights in yield improvement with sensors that track and report real-time, enabling farmers and growers to assess and respond to insect, disease and plant health conditions easily.

Active Investors:

  • Agribusiness Advisors(www.agribusinessadvisors.com)
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada(www.agr.gc.ca)
  • Brookfield Asset Management(www.brookfield.com)
  • C100 Association(www.thec100.org)
  • E-Fund(www.e-fund.ca)
  • Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario(www.feddevontario.gc.ca)
  • Government of Canada(www.canada.ca)
  • Haywood Securities(www.haywood.com)
  • InDro Robotics(www.indrorobotics.ca)
  • Morningside Group(www.morningside.com)
  • Niagara Angel Network(www.niagaraangels.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

24. AgBiome – Total Raised $119 million

Official Website: www.agbiome.com

AgBiome is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2012. Developer of innovative biological and trait products designed to leverage the plant microbiome for novel agricultural pest services. The company’s platform controls the predominant soil-borne diseases of greenhouse and major row crops by identifying plant-associated microbes, enabling users to enhance plant health, pest resistance and yield.

Active Investors:

  • 180 Degree Capital(www.180degreecapital.com)
  • ARCH Venture Partners(www.archventure.com)
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation(www.gatesfoundation.org)
  • Leaps by Bayer(leaps.bayer.com)
  • Novalis LifeSciences(www.novalislifesciences.com)
  • Novozymes(www.novozymes.com)
  • Polaris Partners(www.polarispartners.com)
  • Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund(www.pontifaxagtech.com)
  • Syngenta Ventures(www.syngentaventures.com)
  • University of Texas Investment Management Company(www.utimco.org)

Competitors:

Syngenta, Certis USA, Corteva Agriscience, BASF Agro (Phosdrin Insecticide Business), Bayer Cropscience (certain crop protection products), Marrone Bio Innovations

25. Pairwise – Total Raised $115.05 million

Official Website: www.pairwise.com

Pairwise is a Venture Capital-Backed AgTech company founded in 2017. Developer of an agricultural platform intended to focus on the use of gene editing to leverage natural diversity in agricultural crops. The company’s platform brings together agriculture and technology to harness the transformative potential of genome editing to address the food system’s needs, enabling farmers to concentrate on nutrition and ignore food challenges.

Active Investors:

  • Deerfield Management(www.deerfield.com)
  • Leaps by Bayer(leaps.bayer.com)
  • Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund(www.pontifaxagtech.com)
  • SVG Ventures-THRIVE(thriveagrifood.com)
  • Temasek Holdings(www.temasek.com.sg)

Competitors: No competitors found