Infarm raises $25m to bring fresh produce to cities across Europe
“Urban-farming” company Infarm has raised a $25m Series A led by the London-based VC firm Balderton Capital to let grocery stores grow their own produce.
The round of funding brings the Berlin-based startup’s funding to a total $35m, including a $2.5m grant from the European Commission as part of the Horizon 2020 program — the EU’s largest research and innovation initiative.
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Indoor vertical farming company Plenty has raised $200 million in a Series B round of funding, the largest agtech investment to date. Keep reading to learn more about the farm and the deal.
A lot of people ask me for recommendations for good places to start learning about vertical farming. Well, a bunch of industry leaders got together to put on this digital summit and I think it just might be the answer.
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It’s cool to be on the receiving end of some good press instead of publishing it. Check out this write up featuring my farm by the City of Frederick.
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Bosco Verticale’s designer envisions a China with homes and hotels decked from top to toe in a verdant blaze of shrubbery and plant life; a breath of fresh air for metropolises that are choking on a toxic diet of fumes and dust. In short, he wants to grow forests in buildings.