Syngenta

Syngenta Ventures invests globally in innovative businesses whose purpose helps "Bringing plant potential to life". As the venture capital arm of Syngenta, one of the world's leading agribusiness companies, Syngenta Ventures is seeking to identify early stage companies with a strong technology base or new business model, or both, where the team of investment professionals, together with the support of the 25,000 colleagues across the world, can help build valuable businesses benefitting both Syngenta and the investee company stakeholders. The international and multi-disciplinary team, located in the US and Europe, has extensive strategic and financial experience. Combined with Syngenta�s deep and broad capabilities, this will help portfolio companies maximize their value to achieve a successful outcome for both the company and its investors.
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63 past transactions

Abbott & Cobb

Acquisition in 2018
Abbott & Cobb, Inc. engages in breeding, producing, and marketing vegetable seeds. The company offers bean, cucumber, pepper, pumpkin, squash, and sweet corn seeds. It serves commercial grower, distributor, retailer, fresh market, fresh-cut, and food services industries. Abbott & Cobb, Inc. was founded in 1917 and is based in Feasterville, Pennsylvania. It has facilities in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Central America, and South America. As of April 12, 2018, Abbott & Cobb, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Syngenta Corporation.

Agrivida, Inc.

Venture Round in 2019
Agrivida, Inc., an animal health and nutrition company, develops feed additives for poultry, swine, dairy and beef cattle, and aquaculture markets. The company offers nutrition solutions for monogastric and ruminant animals, and aquaculture. It offer GRAINZYME, a phytase feed additive for poultry sector. It also provides INzyme Enzymes that deliver regulated enzymes for detergents, oil and gas production, and food applications; and INzyme sugar feedstock advanced bio-based chemical and fuel production. Agrivida, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is based in Four Seasons, Missouri.

Nidera

Acquisition in 2017
Nidera offers products and services along the entire value chain, from farmer to consumer. The company trades in a wide range of products and we offer additional logistical services for these products. Our values guide the company's operations and business worldwide in a responsible manner. These Values help us to fulfill our purpose and to achieve our vision. They reflect who we are, what we do and what we expect from ourselves and others.

Ninjacart

Venture Round in 2021
Ninjacart operates an online business-to-business platform that connects farmers, manufactures, and brands to retailers directly through the lean and connected supply chain. Its platform enables the distribution of vegetables and fruits to retailers and restaurants across India. Ashutosh Vikram, Kartheeswaran K K, Sharath Loganathan, Thirukumaran Nagarajan, and Vasu Devan founded Ninjacart in July 2015. It has its headquarters in Bengaluru in India.

Jai Kisan

Series A in 2021
Jai Kisan is a fintech platform that provides sustainable financing for rural emerging markets. They helping farmers understand their financial status through a next-generation/hyper-localized agriculture credit score digitizing their finances and farm capabilities for financial institutions. The platform also offers securitization solutions and a tech-led value proposition for the sellers of products and services it finances. It also uses a network of tech-enabled channel partner stores, while leveraging the existing vendor network to help source more customers. Jai Kisan was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Agrivida, Inc.

Series C in 2012
Agrivida, Inc., an animal health and nutrition company, develops feed additives for poultry, swine, dairy and beef cattle, and aquaculture markets. The company offers nutrition solutions for monogastric and ruminant animals, and aquaculture. It offer GRAINZYME, a phytase feed additive for poultry sector. It also provides INzyme Enzymes that deliver regulated enzymes for detergents, oil and gas production, and food applications; and INzyme sugar feedstock advanced bio-based chemical and fuel production. Agrivida, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is based in Four Seasons, Missouri.

S4

Convertible Note in 2016
S4 is a technology service company that provides risk management solutions to ensure food production. It also develops index-based coverage to transfer the agriculture industry's volatilities to the financial markets, through OTC-derivatives contracts. The company offers products and services are used by a broad range of customers including large growers, crop protection and seeds suppliers, crop insurance providers, banking, and commodity exchanges. S4 integrates the harvest information with a planting plan, seed density, and soil analysis. They had developed a decision-making geo-referenced platform for the agricultural producer. They seek to improve the decision-making process in complex environments to collaborate in the global challenge of generating quality food for humanity. S4 was founded on 2011 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Phytech Ltd.

Series B in 2017
Phytech Ltd. manufactures phytomonitoring device that connects growers to their plants. It uses plant Internet of things devices, data analytics, and artificial plant intelligence to monitor the plant’s growth rate and contraction and enable growers to receive and share a constant real-time stream of data that gives them the exact status of the plant and its stress level. Its products are used by growers various crops, including corn, almonds, citrus, cotton, apple, pecan, avocado, and mango. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Rosh HaAyin, Israel with additional offices in California, Central USA, and Australia. Phytech Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Elul Tamarynd Ltd.

Traive

Series A in 2021
Traive is an ag-fintech that unlocks credit to farmers by connecting them to lenders and providing ML-based credit risk assessment and monitoring. Traive brings farmers state-of-the-art technology to offer a novel and fair credit risk assessment, opening the door for affordable funding for their businesses. For lenders, Traive provides a differentiated analysis applied over alternative farming and individual data, while allowing access to a much larger and diversified portfolio of borrowers.

AgrilogicAI

Grant in 2017
DaganTech applies deep learning and machine learning to satellite images and historical farm data to predict crop yields and loss risks. We are currently launching enterprise applications for Crop Assurance and Reinsurance firms. Their vision is to track development on every farm on earth.

Ninjacart

Series C in 2021
Ninjacart operates an online business-to-business platform that connects farmers, manufactures, and brands to retailers directly through the lean and connected supply chain. Its platform enables the distribution of vegetables and fruits to retailers and restaurants across India. Ashutosh Vikram, Kartheeswaran K K, Sharath Loganathan, Thirukumaran Nagarajan, and Vasu Devan founded Ninjacart in July 2015. It has its headquarters in Bengaluru in India.

Brandtone Limited

Series C in 2014
The Brandtone offering allows our clients meet both short-term tactical and long-term strategic brand objectives in key emerging markets where growth is driven by the emergence of a growing middle class. Our voice-based mobile platform can be accessed using any handset, on any network and is entirely free to use for the consumer. This has resulted in unprecedented participation rates by consumers in campaigns developed for our clients.

Greenlight Biosciences

Series D in 2017
GreenLight Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops RNA-based solutions for agriculture and pharmaceutical applications. The company provides technology for the biological conversion of renewable substrates to valuable products. It offers Unconstrained Metabolism, a technology platform that delivers solutions for the production of chemicals and fuels from renewable resources. It also engages in developing mRNA-based vaccine candidates to potentially prevent individuals from contracting SARS-CoV-2. The company also provides research and analysis services. GreenLight Biosciences, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Medford, Massachusetts. It has an additional location in North Carolina.

SayurBox, PT

Series C in 2022
SayurBox, PT operates a platform that allows customers to buy pesticide-free vegetables through farm-to-table concept. Its platform allows users to choose organic, hydroponic, pesticide-free, and chemical-free produce in various categories, such as vegetables, fruits, grains, herbs and seasonings, protein food, and ready to consume; click-to-harvest on the produce and adjust quantity; and select delivery date. The company sources and delivers the produce directly from local farmers to customers in DKI Jakarta and South Tangerang areas. SayurBox, PT was founded in 2016 and is based in Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia.

Illumitex

Debt Financing in 2014
Illumitex is a manufacturer of precision LEDs, LED lights, LED grow lights, and digital horticulture solutions. It transforms traditional LED design and increases the functionality with the creation of an LED package that emits light in a uniform, highly-precise beam directly from the source. Its devices provide LED lights which are mainly based on optics technology that predict, diagnose, monitor, and improve all aspects of operations that enable customers to improve the brightness and efficiency of flat-panel televisions, portable electronic devices, and digital projectors to be used for their vertical farms, greenhouses, and indoor gardening.

Agrofy

Series C in 2021
Agrofy is an online agrobusiness platform built to boost agribusiness globally through agile and transparent transactions between all the industry participants. built to boost agribusiness globally through agile and transparent transactions between all the industry participants. It operates all the relevant categories for the farmer: machinery, inputs, infrastructure, tools, crops, cattle, insuarance, loans, farmlands, jobs and vehicles. Additionally, Agrofy operates all the relevant categories for the farmer: machinery, inputs, infrastructure, tools, crops, cattle, insurance, loans, farmlands, jobs, and vehicles. The company was founded in 2015, based in Rosario, Argentina.

Sensako

Acquisition in 2020
Sensako Pty Ltd engages in the breeding and commercialization of agronomic crops under the brand name SENSAKO. The company was founded in 1958 and is based in Bethlehem, South Africa. As of August 17, 2020, Sensako Pty Ltd operates as a subsidiary of Syngenta Seeds AG.

Agworld Pty Ltd

Series B in 2012
Agworld, with offices in Perth, Australia, Windsor, CO and Sacramento, CA, provides services in Australia, USA, New Zealand and South Africa with a unique data capture and management platform connecting all major players in the agricultural industry. Agworld allows its users to collect data at all levels and seamlessly share this data with anyone that is important to them. Agworld users are able to make more profitable decisions due to the data available to them than if they didn't use Agworld. Agworld is available on any iOS device as well as web browser. The Agworld platform is integrated with many other industry players and allows its users to import data from many sources and use this for analyses and reporting.

Sound Agriculture Company

Series B in 2017
Sound Agriculture uses molecular discovery to create climate-resilient crops, enhancing harvest yields for growers. They also use an innovative life science approach to sustainably increase farming productivity. The company was founded in 2013 and headquartered in Emeryville, California.

Green-eye Technology

Series A in 2021
Green-Eye Technology develops an application for automated field scouting with a custom drone for sub-mm resolution. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Canada.

Agrofy

Series A in 2018
Agrofy is an online agrobusiness platform built to boost agribusiness globally through agile and transparent transactions between all the industry participants. built to boost agribusiness globally through agile and transparent transactions between all the industry participants. It operates all the relevant categories for the farmer: machinery, inputs, infrastructure, tools, crops, cattle, insuarance, loans, farmlands, jobs and vehicles. Additionally, Agrofy operates all the relevant categories for the farmer: machinery, inputs, infrastructure, tools, crops, cattle, insurance, loans, farmlands, jobs, and vehicles. The company was founded in 2015, based in Rosario, Argentina.

Agworld Pty Ltd

Series C in 2014
Agworld, with offices in Perth, Australia, Windsor, CO and Sacramento, CA, provides services in Australia, USA, New Zealand and South Africa with a unique data capture and management platform connecting all major players in the agricultural industry. Agworld allows its users to collect data at all levels and seamlessly share this data with anyone that is important to them. Agworld users are able to make more profitable decisions due to the data available to them than if they didn't use Agworld. Agworld is available on any iOS device as well as web browser. The Agworld platform is integrated with many other industry players and allows its users to import data from many sources and use this for analyses and reporting.

Cropio

Acquisition in 2019
The Cropwise Operations decision-making tool aims to optimize fertilization and irrigation, and thus reduce the amount of fertilizer and water used. Cropwise Operations, combining weather information and satellite data, also makes it possible to monitor crops and yield forecasts.

Planet Labs Inc.

Series C in 2015
Planet Labs, Inc., a space and analytics company, provides information about the changing planet. The company operates a fleet of earth imaging satellites to frequently image the entire planet and provide open access to that information. Planet Labs Inc. was formerly known as Cosmogia, Inc. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Stable Group Limited

Series B in 2022
Stable Group Limited helps businesses of various sizes and sectors to manage volatile prices and costs through its volatility insurance platform. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in London, United Kingdom. Stable Group Limited operates as a subsidiary of Anthemis Baloise Strategic Ventures.

Brandtone Limited

Series D in 2015
The Brandtone offering allows our clients meet both short-term tactical and long-term strategic brand objectives in key emerging markets where growth is driven by the emergence of a growing middle class. Our voice-based mobile platform can be accessed using any handset, on any network and is entirely free to use for the consumer. This has resulted in unprecedented participation rates by consumers in campaigns developed for our clients.

Sound Agriculture Company

Series C in 2021
Sound Agriculture uses molecular discovery to create climate-resilient crops, enhancing harvest yields for growers. They also use an innovative life science approach to sustainably increase farming productivity. The company was founded in 2013 and headquartered in Emeryville, California.

WeedOut Ltd.

Series A in 2020
WeedOut is a biotechnology company focusing on providing weed control solutions. The company’s goal is to reduce the need for toxic herbicides and higher herbicide doses.

Strider

Acquisition in 2018
Strider is proud to be at the forefront of AgTech, helping to develop and take technology and agriculture together deep into the future. According to Forbes, Strider is one of the most innovative AgTech companies to come out in recent years. Strider’s continued growth and success are a testament to the ability and quality of its products utilized by farms all over the world. Today, the company follows more than 3,000 farms worldwide. From South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay) to North America (Mexico, USA) and all the way to Australia and Mozambique. Strider is all over the world bringing technology and agriculture together, providing Ag Tech solutions that allow producers to make fast, quality, informed decisions resulting in higher productivity from their fields.

BioPhero ApS

Series A in 2021
BioPhero ApS provides bio-based pheromones for pest management. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

BioPhero ApS

Seed Round in 2018
BioPhero ApS provides bio-based pheromones for pest management. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

Traive

Series A in 2021
Traive is an ag-fintech that unlocks credit to farmers by connecting them to lenders and providing ML-based credit risk assessment and monitoring. Traive brings farmers state-of-the-art technology to offer a novel and fair credit risk assessment, opening the door for affordable funding for their businesses. For lenders, Traive provides a differentiated analysis applied over alternative farming and individual data, while allowing access to a much larger and diversified portfolio of borrowers.

Vestaron Corporation

Series B in 2021
Vestaron Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells peptide-based biologic crop protection products. It offers Spear-T, a bioinsecticide for treatment of thrips in vegetables and ornamentals in greenhouses; Spear-Lep, a bioinsecticide for fruits, vegetables, and field crops; and Leprotec, a bioinsecticide for field use. Vestaron Corporation was formerly known as Venomix, Inc. and changed its name to Vestaron Corporation in August 2009. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina with a research and development center in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

PrecisionHawk

Series D in 2018
PrecisionHawk Inc. provides drones, sensors, and software packages for agriculture, construction, energy, insurance, and government industries. It offers services in the areas of pilot network, consulting, and training. PrecisionHawk Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has locations in College Station, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Toronto, Canada; Virginia Beach, Virginia; and Denver, Colorado.

Green-eye Technology

Seed Round in 2019
Green-Eye Technology develops an application for automated field scouting with a custom drone for sub-mm resolution. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Canada.

Chamelic

Venture Round in 2010
Founded in 2006, Leeds-based Chamelic is a chemistry technology company spun out of research carried out by Professor Simon Biggs at the Institute of Particle Science and Engineering (IPSE) within the University of Leeds' Faculty of Engineering. Chamelic has already established sales of its anti-fog surface treatment in the glazing market and, following successful product testing at an independent research facility, is now conducting field trials with prospective solar energy customers who are seeking a stay clean surface treatment.

AgriMetis

Series B in 2017
AgriMetis, LLC engages in the research, development, and production of crop protection products. It focuses on developing fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and nematicides from natural products. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Lutherville, Maryland with an additional office in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. It also has a laboratory in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

FarmShots LLC

Acquisition in 2018
FarmShots LLC develops online platform for pest, disease detection, and poor plant nutrition on farms. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. As of February 14, 2018, FarmShots LLC operates as a subsidiary of Syngenta Corporation.

Stable Group Limited

Seed Round in 2019
Stable Group Limited helps businesses of various sizes and sectors to manage volatile prices and costs through its volatility insurance platform. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in London, United Kingdom. Stable Group Limited operates as a subsidiary of Anthemis Baloise Strategic Ventures.

Tarfin

Series A in 2020
Tarfin Tarim AS develops and operates a cloud-based credit platform that provides underbanked farmers with farm inputs and point-of-sale financing. It allows retailers to both eliminate receivable risk and free up capital from accounts receivable while using a proprietary credit algorithm. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Istanbul, Turkey.

AgriMetis

Series A in 2015
AgriMetis, LLC engages in the research, development, and production of crop protection products. It focuses on developing fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and nematicides from natural products. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Lutherville, Maryland with an additional office in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. It also has a laboratory in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

AgBiome, LLC

Series B in 2015
AgBiome, LLC, a biotechnology company, engages in delivering research and discovery to the agriculture industry. The company develops biological product that controls the predominant soil-borne diseases of greenhouse and major row crops. It identifies plant-associated microbes that enhance plant health, pest resistance, and yield applying based on genomics and screening technologies. AgBiome, LLC has strategic partnerships with Genective and ElevateBio. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Durham, North Carolina.

Ninjacart

Series C in 2019
Ninjacart operates an online business-to-business platform that connects farmers, manufactures, and brands to retailers directly through the lean and connected supply chain. Its platform enables the distribution of vegetables and fruits to retailers and restaurants across India. Ashutosh Vikram, Kartheeswaran K K, Sharath Loganathan, Thirukumaran Nagarajan, and Vasu Devan founded Ninjacart in July 2015. It has its headquarters in Bengaluru in India.

Metabolon, Inc.

Series E in 2014
Metabolon is a technology company, develops analytical methods and software for biomarker discovery using metabolomics. It offers a biochemical profiling platform that analyzes and identifies biochemicals in the research of pharmaceutical, biotech, agriculture, cosmetic, and consumer products. Metabolon provides a unique, real-time fingerprint of biological system to reveal novel discoveries and realize the promise of precision medicine. The company can deliver an instantaneous snapshot of the entire physiology of a living being at a discreet point in time, as well as identify changes in that system brought about the impact of the disease, medical intervention, diet, or the environment. This deep and comprehensive view of the metabolome provides biological insights that cannot be revealed through any other research methodology, enabling life sciences researchers and drug developers to discover answers to some of biology’s most difficult questions. Metabolon was founded in 2000 and headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.
Blue River Technology Inc. engages in developing computer vision and robotics technology for agricultural applications. Its technology identifies weeds and selectively kills unwanted plants. The company’s automated solution is suitable for organic agriculture and fields with chemical-resistant weeds. Blue River Technology Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in Sunnyvale, California with additional offices in Salinas, California and Yuma, Arizona. As of September 12, 2017, Blue River Technology Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Deere & Company.

Marrone Bio Innovations

Series C in 2011
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., a biopesticide company, engages in the discovery, development, and marketing of natural products for weed, pest, and plant disease management. Its products include Regalia, a product that protects food and ornamental crops from fungal and bacterial diseases; GreenMatch EX, a post-emergence herbicide for burndown weed control for organic growers; and GreenMatch, a burndown herbicide that controls various annual and perennial weeds. The company also offers insecticides, herbicides, and products for controlling invasive zebra and quagga mussels in waterways. In addition, it finds naturally occurring microorganisms from habitats and develops them into products for controlling insects, weeds, nematodes, and plant diseases. The company provides its products online. Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Davis, California.

Ninjacart

Series B in 2018
Ninjacart operates an online business-to-business platform that connects farmers, manufactures, and brands to retailers directly through the lean and connected supply chain. Its platform enables the distribution of vegetables and fruits to retailers and restaurants across India. Ashutosh Vikram, Kartheeswaran K K, Sharath Loganathan, Thirukumaran Nagarajan, and Vasu Devan founded Ninjacart in July 2015. It has its headquarters in Bengaluru in India.

Asilomar Bio

Series B in 2017
Asilomar Bio is creating crop protection tools to enhance harvest yields and efficiency by leveraging their breakthrough technology in plant science and chemical manufacturing.

Boragen

Series A in 2017
Boragen develops synthetic chemistry platforms designed to produce next-generation fungicides. The platform supports sustainable farming methods by creating a compound that decreases the probability of fungicide resistance and reduces the amount of chemical applied while maintaining performance and efficacy. The company utilizes boron’s unique properties to design and develop novel solutions targeting needs in crop protection, animal health, and human health. Founded in 2015, Boragen is based in Durham, North Carolina.

Phytech Ltd.

Series C in 2020
Phytech Ltd. manufactures phytomonitoring device that connects growers to their plants. It uses plant Internet of things devices, data analytics, and artificial plant intelligence to monitor the plant’s growth rate and contraction and enable growers to receive and share a constant real-time stream of data that gives them the exact status of the plant and its stress level. Its products are used by growers various crops, including corn, almonds, citrus, cotton, apple, pecan, avocado, and mango. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Rosh HaAyin, Israel with additional offices in California, Central USA, and Australia. Phytech Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Elul Tamarynd Ltd.

Floranova

Acquisition in 2018
Floranova is a renowned specialist in the breeding & supply of F1 and open pollinated flower seed. Floranova products are widely used in gardens all over the world, whether it be directly in the garden, on the patio or in hanging baskets. Floranova products are available to commercial growers or amateur gardeners via a network of distributors around the world, providing pleasure for millions of park users and gardeners.

Illumitex

Venture Round in 2012
Illumitex is a manufacturer of precision LEDs, LED lights, LED grow lights, and digital horticulture solutions. It transforms traditional LED design and increases the functionality with the creation of an LED package that emits light in a uniform, highly-precise beam directly from the source. Its devices provide LED lights which are mainly based on optics technology that predict, diagnose, monitor, and improve all aspects of operations that enable customers to improve the brightness and efficiency of flat-panel televisions, portable electronic devices, and digital projectors to be used for their vertical farms, greenhouses, and indoor gardening.

Premier Crop Systems

Venture Round in 2017
Premier Crop Systems is a precision ag-data processing and analysis company. Now entering its 19th crop year, Premier Crop Systems’ data analysis drives better agronomic decisions that lead to higher yields, increased profits and more sustainable practices for customers including leading retailers, agronomists and growers who are interested in discovering new knowledge that can be used to make better planning, production and marketing decisions. Premier Crop Systems is proud to be the behind-the-scenes technology provider for the best precision ag programs in the country and is unwavering in its data policy commitment to the customers and growers they serve.

Illumitex

Series C in 2015
Illumitex is a manufacturer of precision LEDs, LED lights, LED grow lights, and digital horticulture solutions. It transforms traditional LED design and increases the functionality with the creation of an LED package that emits light in a uniform, highly-precise beam directly from the source. Its devices provide LED lights which are mainly based on optics technology that predict, diagnose, monitor, and improve all aspects of operations that enable customers to improve the brightness and efficiency of flat-panel televisions, portable electronic devices, and digital projectors to be used for their vertical farms, greenhouses, and indoor gardening.

Metabolon, Inc.

Series D in 2011
Metabolon is a technology company, develops analytical methods and software for biomarker discovery using metabolomics. It offers a biochemical profiling platform that analyzes and identifies biochemicals in the research of pharmaceutical, biotech, agriculture, cosmetic, and consumer products. Metabolon provides a unique, real-time fingerprint of biological system to reveal novel discoveries and realize the promise of precision medicine. The company can deliver an instantaneous snapshot of the entire physiology of a living being at a discreet point in time, as well as identify changes in that system brought about the impact of the disease, medical intervention, diet, or the environment. This deep and comprehensive view of the metabolome provides biological insights that cannot be revealed through any other research methodology, enabling life sciences researchers and drug developers to discover answers to some of biology’s most difficult questions. Metabolon was founded in 2000 and headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.
Population Genetics Technologies creates products that accelerate large-scale population studies, through the simultaneous analysis of multiple individual genomes. Their proprietary technology replaces initial sample preparation steps for next-generation DNA sequencing, overcoming cost barriers and practical constraints that limit discovery.

Phytech Ltd.

Series A in 2015
Phytech Ltd. manufactures phytomonitoring device that connects growers to their plants. It uses plant Internet of things devices, data analytics, and artificial plant intelligence to monitor the plant’s growth rate and contraction and enable growers to receive and share a constant real-time stream of data that gives them the exact status of the plant and its stress level. Its products are used by growers various crops, including corn, almonds, citrus, cotton, apple, pecan, avocado, and mango. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Rosh HaAyin, Israel with additional offices in California, Central USA, and Australia. Phytech Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Elul Tamarynd Ltd.

Farmlink

Seed Round in 2017
Farmlink is the largest and most preferred supplier of value-added fresh produce for industrial scale off-takers and consumers ensuring consistent high quality, traceability and social responsibility. The company's mission is to address biggest challenges in Indian agriculture.

Pasteuria Bioscience

Acquisition in 2012
Pasteuria Bioscience, Inc. was founded in 2003 in the University of Florida's Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator. The company was developed out of Entomos, Inc., to commercialize its revolutionary technology for production of nematode control products Pasteuria Bioscience has successfully raised over $6 million in venture funding in its series A and series B rounds, which has enabled the advancement of the technology to the point of commercial-scale production and EPA registration of its first product. This initial product will be for control of sting nematodes in professional turf, and is expected to launch in late 2009. Progress towards launch is supported by multiple ongoing turf field trials and other commercial development activities. The company also continues to build its pipeline of products and its intellectual property portfolio through a vigorous laboratory development program.

Greenlight Biosciences

Series C in 2015
GreenLight Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops RNA-based solutions for agriculture and pharmaceutical applications. The company provides technology for the biological conversion of renewable substrates to valuable products. It offers Unconstrained Metabolism, a technology platform that delivers solutions for the production of chemicals and fuels from renewable resources. It also engages in developing mRNA-based vaccine candidates to potentially prevent individuals from contracting SARS-CoV-2. The company also provides research and analysis services. GreenLight Biosciences, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Medford, Massachusetts. It has an additional location in North Carolina.

Sound Agriculture Company

Series C in 2020
Sound Agriculture uses molecular discovery to create climate-resilient crops, enhancing harvest yields for growers. They also use an innovative life science approach to sustainably increase farming productivity. The company was founded in 2013 and headquartered in Emeryville, California.

Metabolon, Inc.

Series C in 2009
Metabolon is a technology company, develops analytical methods and software for biomarker discovery using metabolomics. It offers a biochemical profiling platform that analyzes and identifies biochemicals in the research of pharmaceutical, biotech, agriculture, cosmetic, and consumer products. Metabolon provides a unique, real-time fingerprint of biological system to reveal novel discoveries and realize the promise of precision medicine. The company can deliver an instantaneous snapshot of the entire physiology of a living being at a discreet point in time, as well as identify changes in that system brought about the impact of the disease, medical intervention, diet, or the environment. This deep and comprehensive view of the metabolome provides biological insights that cannot be revealed through any other research methodology, enabling life sciences researchers and drug developers to discover answers to some of biology’s most difficult questions. Metabolon was founded in 2000 and headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.