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Cibus Raises $70M for Marketing of Gene-Edited Canola, More R&D

CIBUS RAISES $70M FOR MARKETING OF GENE-EDITED CANOLA, MORE R&D

Sales of Cibus' first product have gone so well that the San Diego company has raised $70 million in new financing to boost its commercialization...

Spyce, MIT-Born Robotic Kitchen Startup, Launches Restaurant: Video

SPYCE, MIT-BORN ROBOTIC KITCHEN STARTUP, LAUNCHES RESTAURANT: VIDEO

The Thai chicken bowl from Spyce Food's new restaurant in downtown Boston wasn't life-changing, but it's one of the better meals I've...

 
 
 
Soft Robotics Picks Up $20M in Latest Logistics Automation Deal

SOFT ROBOTICS PICKS UP $20M IN LATEST LOGISTICS AUTOMATION DEAL

Venture investment in logistics robot companies keeps coming. Today, Cambridge, MA-based Soft Robotics said it has raised $20 million...

 
 
 
Agtech Startup Inocucor Enters Plant Nutrition with ATP Acquisition

AGTECH STARTUP INOCUCOR ENTERS PLANT NUTRITION WITH ATP ACQUISITION

Inocucor, an agtech startup that develops and sells microbial products intended to improve plant and soil health, is now expanding...

 
 
 
Understory Teams Up With Monsanto to Bring Weather Tech to Argentina

UNDERSTORY TEAMS UP WITH MONSANTO TO BRING WEATHER TECH TO ARGENTINA

Many people look up information about local weather conditions to make low-stakes, everyday decisions, like whether to grab an umbrella...

Syngenta Acquires Farmshots to Give Farmers Birds-Eye View of Fields

SYNGENTA ACQUIRES FARMSHOTS TO GIVE FARMERS BIRDS-EYE VIEW OF FIELDS

Syngenta is adding satellite imagery to the high-tech features it can offer farmers. The agribusiness giant has acquired FarmShots...

 
 
 
New Understory Tie-Up Aims to Help Insurers Reduce Claim Costs

NEW UNDERSTORY TIE-UP AIMS TO HELP INSURERS REDUCE CLAIM COSTS

A little over a year after Understory began working with Pacific Specialty Insurance Company , the two organizations are now announcing...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Indigo Harvests $156M to Boost Agtech R&D, Harness Crop Microbes

INDIGO HARVESTS $156M TO BOOST AGTECH R&D, HARNESS CROP MICROBES

In the past year, Indigo Ag has brought to the market five microbial seed treatments that help plants hold up to crop stresses, such...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazilian Ag Bio Firm CTC Plans U.S. Expansion; RTP in Running for R&D Site

BRAZILIAN AG BIO FIRM CTC PLANS U.S. EXPANSION; RTP IN RUNNING FOR R&D SITE

Brazilian sugarcane biotechnology company CTC is planning a U.S. expansion, and North Carolina's Research Triangle is one of four regions...

 
 
 
Cibus Readies Enhanced Crops for Push into Canada, and Beyond

CIBUS READIES ENHANCED CROPS FOR PUSH INTO CANADA, AND BEYOND

After raising $57 million in a Series B round of venture funding, the San Diego agricultural biotech Cibus Global is laying the groundwork...

$200M Invested For a Global Network of Indoor Farms? That's Plenty

$200M INVESTED FOR A GLOBAL NETWORK OF INDOOR FARMS? THAT'S PLENTY

Agtech startup Plenty has reeled in $200 million in financing as the company presses forward on its plans to build a global network...