Berlin-based urban farming platform Infarm lands $100 million from Atomico

German-founded Urban farming startup Infarm has secured a $100 million funding round described as a mix of equity and debt financing led by Atomico, with participation from existing investors Balderton Capital, Astanor Ventures, Cherry Ventures, and TriplePoint Capital. Infarm has developed a quickly-deployable modular urban vertical farming platform. The company currently operates in Germany, Switzerland, […]

French agritech startup Ÿnsect raises $125 million

Paris-based agritech startup Ÿnsect that produces insect-based animal food has landed a mega-round of $125 million led by Astanor Ventures, with participation from Bpifrance, Talis Capital, Idinvest Partners, Finasucre, and Compagnie du Bois Sauvage. This capital injection brings the total amount raised by the company to $175 million. Founded in 2011, Ÿnsect is breeding insects […]

Israeli precision agriculture startup Taranis raises $20 million

Tel Aviv-based precision agriculture startup Taranis has raised a $20 million funding round led by Viola Ventures, with participation from existing investors Finistere Ventures, Vertex Ventures, OurCrowd, Eyal Gura and Gal Yarden. Three strategic investors — Nutrien, Cavallo Ventures (the venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis), and Sumitomo Corporation Europe — also joined the round. Taranis’s product […]