Cultivian Sandbox Ventures

Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, LP is a venture capital firm specializing in series A and early stage investments. The firm primarily invests in next-generation disruptive agriculture, agribusiness, and food technology companies. Within these sectors it concentrates on areas such as, animal health and protein production including livestock and dairy, companion animals, aquaculture, feeds and additives; crop production including seed technology and genetics, fertilizers and crop protection, agriculture equipment and robotics/automation, and precision agriculture; food and food safety including novel foods and ingredients, sustainable packaging, diagnostics, and processing; clean technology and renewables including, green chemicals, bioprocesses and biomaterials, biomass production, and biomass recovery; and water technologies including management, treatment, and recovery. The firm considers investments in any geographical region. It typically invests between $5 million and $15 million in each portfolio company. The firm invests in preferred securities and prefers to co-invest with other institutional investors. It seeks representation on the board of directors of its portfolio companies. Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, LP is a Joint Venture with Sandbox Industries. Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, LP was founded in 2013 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with an additional office in Carmel, Indiana.

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