$269 million into 41 deals in agriculture and food startups

$269 million investment dollars have been pumped into ag and food startups just this year according to the Seattle Times.  In terms of investment dollars, in 5 years, ag-tech could be one of the best funded industries of all.

Where is that money coming from? “The food sector is wasteful and inefficient,” said Ali Partovi, a Bay Area investor with large stakes in sustainable agriculture startups. “Silicon Valley has a hubris that says, ‘That’s stupid. Let’s change it.’ ”

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