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AgFunder

AgFunder

AgFunder is a an online venture capital platform for investing in agricultural and food technology companies that is based out of San Francisco, California that was founded by Melissa Tilney, Michael Dean, Rob Leclerc in 2014.

AgFunder is an online venture capital firm founded in 2014 by Melissa Tilney, Michael Dean, Rob Leclerc that is headquartered in San Francisco, California. AgFunders online venture capital platform allows investors to allocate their capital alongside AgFunder on a deal-by-deal basis in agricultural and food technology companies. AgFunder has over 50,000 members and subscribers on their online venture capital platform. Their investment platform makes seed to series B investments. Companies need to apply for funding by AgFunder, and if AgFunder chooses to invest in them, the company is given an option to raise more capital through AgFunder's online venture capital crowdfunding platform.

Timeline

People

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Role
Related Golden topics

Adam Hanft

Senior Advisor

Brad Farquhar

Senior Advisor

John Denniston

Investment Advisory Committee

John Simon

Senior Advisor

Justin Bruch

Advisory Board Chairman

Lauren Manning

Journalist

Louisa Burwood-Taylor

Head of Media & Research

Manuel Gonzalez

Senior Advisor

Michael Dean

Co-Founder & CIO

Pat Vizzone

Senior Advisor

Paul Matteucci

Investment Advisory Committee

Rob Leclerc

Co-Founder & CEO

Robin Chauhan

Head of Engineering

Sara Hanks

General Counsel

Further reading

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Author
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Type

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Date
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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Aerobotics

Cape Town, South Africa

Pest Management

Chinova Bioworks

New Brunswick, Canada

Biotechnology, Food Technology

Connecterra

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Dairy, Machine Learning, Data Science

ImpactVision

California, United States

Food Processing, Imagery, Machine Learning

Solinftec

São Paulo, Brazil

Farm Management, Internet of Things, Machine Learning

The Yield

Sydney, Australia

Decision Support, Internet of Things, Machine Learning

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