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Ag tech investments on the rise in 2017

Overall deal activity actually declined, but larger later-stage deals pushed up total to $10 billion across 925 deals.

Agri-food tech start-ups, innovating from farm to fork, raised $10.1 billion in 2017 across 925 deals, marking a 29% year-over-year increase. Overall deal activity actually declined, but larger later-stage deals pushed up the total in what looks like a new normal for venture-backed agri-food tech, according to a new report from AgFunder.

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