The agriculture industry is facing some of its biggest challenges of the last decade, from technology-enabled productivity improvements to shifts in consumer preferences to turmoil in domestic and international markets, particularly as the industry manages the disruption in the food supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainties of global trade.
On November 19th, the AgTech webinar explored the opportunities and challenges across the AgTech landscape. The event included a discussion of funding and investment activity for AgTech companies with PitchBook senior analyst, Alex Frederick
, Open Prairie founder, Jim Schultz
, Open Prairie partner Lee Strom
and chair of the Kelley Drye & Warren Corporate Practice, Tim Lavender
followed by a Q&A session.
- PitchBook is a financial data and software firm offering VC, PE and M&A comprehensive private market data.
- Open Prairie is a multi-faceted private equity (PE) fund management firm with deep roots in agriculture and rural America.