Ag tech startups urged to talk to the people who matter most: farmers

Ag tech startups urged to talk to the people who matter most: farmers

Steve Davies of Agri-Pulse met with our CoFounder, Mark Kester, and our Lead Nanotech Engineer, Sep Zomorodi, to discuss the future of innovation in Agriculture. Read about the interviews and the testimony below.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 - Early outreach to farmers and the development of business incubators dedicated to ag startups: Those were among the suggestions offered by entrepreneurs and their backers at a recent congressional hearing that looked at the potential for technology to transform agriculture.

AgroSpheres announces close of oversubscribed $750,000 seed round

AgroSpheres announces close of oversubscribed $750,000 seed round

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – AgroSpheres announces the successful close of an oversubscribed seed round of $750,000 from local and international angel investors. AgroSpheres is a biotechnology company developing novel nanotechnologies aiming to set a new standard for bio-based delivery of active ingredients. The funding will be used to broaden utility of the platform, build a strong intellectual property portfolio, and outfit the company’s facilities.