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Here you’ll find updates on the investment deals, on-going research, curated news from around the industry and insight from the players already operating in the space.

FoodShot Global Announces Winners to First Moonshot Challenge

NEW YORK, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- FoodShot Global, the world’s first collaborative capital investment platform that catalyzes innovation to transform the food system, today announced the winners of Innovating Soil 3.0. Trace Genomics received an investment from FoodShot Venture Partner, S2G Ventures. Additionally, the $535,000 GroundBreaker Prize was awarded ...
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Investor Insight: Esther Park Explains Cienega Capital’s Regenerative Ag Focus

Esther Park is the CEO of Cienega Capital, a regenerative investment firm focused on systemic change in soil health, regenerative agriculture, and local food systems. Park has 18-plus years’ experience in mission-based financial services, including microfinance and risk capital investments. As vice president, Strategy and Business Development, RSF Social Finance, ...
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RR News Update: May 23, 2019

This week's hearing on Climate Change and the Agriculture Sector in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry netted a range of reactions from media outlets. We have a wide range of coverage from various outlets. Also read about the economics of the 2018 organic industry, ...
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RR News Update: May 9, 2019

The release on May 6 by the IPBES of a landmark Global Assessment on the state of the ecosystem sent shockwaves around the world. We have a slice of responses to the forecast of over one million species facing extinction. We also serve up some interesting opinions, news on new activity in ...
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RR News Update: April 25, 2019

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, this week's news update features a look at a group of investment vehicles that are helping expand capital allocation into regenerative agriculture and food. We also take a look at a new tool developed to asses natural capital credit risk, look inside ...
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Five Investment Vehicles Changing the Way We Invest in Agriculture

In the past decade, agriculture has become a popular class for investors looking for steady long-term fundamentals, attractive historical returns, and a way to use their investment dollars for positive impact. Investing in agriculture has the potential to move the food system forward and address enormous challenges, such as food ...
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First Speakers Announced for Regenerative Food Systems Investment Forum

The two-day Regenerative Food Systems Investment Forum (RFSI Forum) is designed to mobilize critical stakeholders, investors, food companies, entrepreneurs, and other key players to identify, understand, and expand opportunities for investment in regenerative food and agriculture. The event producers are excited to announce the first round of speakers, who will each bring their own expertise ...
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RR News Update: April 12, 2019

The latest Raising Regenerative News update shared word of some innovative companies and sectors turning their heads to regenerative agriculture. Kernza Fuels New Food Products Patagonia and Cascadian Farm are both utilizing kernza, a perennial variety of wheatgrass that stores carbon in its exceptionally long root system. The results are tasty. Read more here ...
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RR News Update: March 30, 2019

Soil and climate change   Soil continues to carve out a spot on the leading edge of climate change dialog. Some big names chimed in to add even more buzz to the regenerative chatter. Bill Gates made a call on his blog, GatesNotes, for more attention to soil, pointing out ...
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Founder and Former COO of Blue Apron Launches Cooks Venture, a Next Generation Food Company

NEW YORK, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooks Venture, a next generation food company rooted in regenerative agriculture and transparency, today announced its official public launch. In conjunction with this announcement, the company acquired an 800-acre farm in Arkansas and two large processing facilities in Oklahoma. Starting today, Cooks Venture begins ...
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