Harvesting Results: Agribusiness VC Investment Surges in 2016

    Harvesting Results: Agribusiness VC Investment Surges in 2016

Canadian investment in the agribusiness sector has been on the upswing since 2013. According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the sector generated $108.1B in revenue in 2014 and contributed 6.6%

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Avrio, Anges Québec, Desjardins-Innovatech invest in Intelia

Québec-based Intelia Inc., an agricultural technology company, has received an undisclosed round of financing from Canadian venture capital firm Avrio Capital, members of Anges Québec and Desjardins-Innovatech. Intelia’s CEO Dominic Désy says the

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Avrio-backed Farmers Edge partners with Green Aero Tech

Farmers Edge, a precision agriculture and independent data management solutions provider, has partnered with Green Aero Tech, Canadian drone systems and data provider, to integrate next-generation drone imagery into FarmCommand

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CVCA names venture capital and private equity ‘Deal of the Year’ Award recipients

    CVCA names venture capital and private equity ‘Deal of the Year’ Award recipients

The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) announced winners of its annual Deal of the Year Awards during

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Avrio Capital announces completion of three investments

    Avrio Capital announces completion of three investments

Calgary-based VC firm Avrio Capital Inc. has announced that it has deployed CAD$15 million of capital from its third institutional late stage venture fund, Avrio

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Avrio Capital Announces Final Closing of its Largest Late Stage Venture Fund

    Avrio Capital Announces Final Closing of its Largest Late Stage Venture Fund

Avrio Capital Inc. has announced the second closing of its third institutional late stage venture fund, Avrio Ventures Limited Partnership

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Hortau Secures USD$10M Investment to Further Growth in North America

    Hortau Secures USD$10M Investment to Further Growth in North America

Hortau, a provider of precision irrigation management systems and services, has secured USD$10 million in financing to fuel company growth

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Precision Agriculture Pioneer, Farmers Edge, Closes $58M Investment

    Precision Agriculture Pioneer, Farmers Edge, Closes $58M Investment

Farmers Edge, a Canadian agriculture big data company, has raised $58 million in equity funding from existing investors. Mitsui &

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Compass Diversified Holdings closes acquisition of Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods

    Compass Diversified Holdings closes acquisition of Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods

Compass Diversified Holdings has closed its previously announced acquisition of Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd (Manitoba Harvest), a portfolio company of

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