Augmenta, an Athens-based agritech startup, has raised $2.5 million seed funding to improve the life of farmers through automated precision software that retrofits to existing farming equipment. The round was led by Hardware Club, the first global VC focused on hardware and full-stack startups, with support from Marathon Venture Capital. Agriculture is one of the […]
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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, […]
Monsanto Co. has agreed to acquire VitalFields, an Estonian farm management software company, for an undisclosed amount. The startup will become part of The Climate Company, a Monsanto subsidiary that helps farmers maximize harvests through its Climate FieldView platform.