Trends in FoodTech Investing

Venture capitalists invested more than $18 billion in food technology startups during the 2020 pandemic year.

Eden Green Technology Breaks Ground on New Texas Greenhouse, Continues With $12 Million Strategic Expansion

Eden Green Technology's greenhouse modules are more sustainable and scalable than other hydroponic vertical farms, low-tech greenhouse formats, and traditional soil-based farming methods.

Danish Nordic Harvest raises DKK 62 million. DKK to one of Europe's largest vertical farms

Nordic Harvest has just closed its first investment round, and will be one of the largest vertical farms in Europe. With the investment round, Nordic Harvest will bring a sustainable food system close to the consumer.

BrightFarms Secures $100 Million Series E Round of Funding to Expand High-Tech Indoor Farming Across the U.S.

BrightFarms currently distributes its products to more than 2,000 stores in the U.S. and expects to expand its distribution to more than 15,000 stores by 2025

Rise Gardens Secures Investment from Amazon Alexa Fund to Help Bring the Best of Indoor Farming to the Consumer Market

Extension of seed financing enables Rise Gardens to expand reach and offerings for popular indoor garden system that enables people to grow their own food year-round

Agtech Startup iFarm Raises $4M for Automated Indoor Farming

The company will use the funding to develop its iFarm Growtune tech platform that enables operations of multiple varieties of vertical farms and quadrupling the number of plants available to iFarm's tech.

Six Agtech Startups Selected for Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator

Companies seek to improve soil health, optimize pest control and scale food production, and will test technologies at Danforth Plant Science Center

LettUs Grow, raises 2.35 million pounds as demand for vertical farming technology rises

Award-winning vertical and indoor farming technology company, LettUs Grow, has announced that it has secured £2.35 million in seed funding. The investment round was led by Longwall Venture Partners LLP.

MetoMotion Receives $1.5 Million Investment From Netherlands-based Strategic Partner for Its Greenhouse Robotic Worker (GRoW)

MetoMotion has developed a multipurpose robotic system, GRoW, for labor-intensive tasks in greenhouses to reduce the reliance on and high costs of human labor in greenhouse vegetable production.

AgTech Start-up Farmobile Announces Investment from AGI

AGI to lead Farmobile's latest investment round, continuing the mission to build the foundational technology of agriculture

Intelligent Growth Solutions Attracts 5.4 Million Series A Funding to Achieve Global Growth in Vertical Farming

IGS supplies highly sophisticated plug-and-play vertical farming technology to indoor farms to enable the efficient production of food in any location around the world.

Crop One Holdings Announces Launch of Vertical Farm Opportunity Fund in Major Farm-to-Table Initiative

The Fund will build a vertical farm in Texas expected to produce 2 tons of fresh produce per day, create at least 75 new jobs, and reach 17 million potential customers

Hydroponic Operation Closes Offering Via Harvest Returns' Platform

Kentucky Fresh Harvest's facility will be able to produce approximately three to four million cherry tomatoes per year by 2020. Their facility also strives to be efficient, saving up to 135,000 gallons of water per day and 40 percent less fertilizer.

RIO Investment Partners Launches New Agri-Food Venture Capital Fund

RIO invests in all aspects of the agri-food tech continuum from agricultural productivity to novel protein technologies to healthy foods.

Smart Greenhouse Changing Agriculture: Next Hot Trend in Smart Farming

The developing requirement for smart cultivating inferable from the massively rising populace is one of the key factors that is anticipated to enhance the development of the global smart greenhouse market in the following couple of years.

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