Sustainable Food & AgTech Market Update – November 2019



Sustainable Food & AgTech Market Update Newsletter - November 2019

Greentech Capital Advisors’ Sustainable Food & AgTech Monthly Market Update summarizes key announcements, M&A, and capital raising activity related to sustainable agriculture, while providing detailed trading metrics on public companies across the sector.

Key Takeaways:

  • Initiatives announced by BASF, Microsoft, John Deere and others to provide comprehensive platforms offering actionable intelligence to farmers highlights the growing value proposition service providers must offer to compete for share of farmers’ wallets
  • DroneDeploy raised $35mm in a Series D offering, highlighting investors’ appetite for aerial imagery as it continues to establish itself as an integral tool supporting modern agriculture management solutions
  • Raven Industries acquired Smart Ag, a developer of autonomous farming solutions, highlighting the growing competitive imperative to develop autonomous solutions that allow more operations to be performed in-field, increasing performance and output