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AgriNovus Indiana adds to Board of Directors

New directors represent First Farmers Bank & Trust, Indiana Soybean Alliance/Indiana Corn Marketing Council and Solinftec INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 11, 2020) — AgriNovus Indiana, the state’s initiative to promote and accelerate the growth of the agbioscience sector, has added three new members to its board of directors: Mark “Doc” Holt, president, First Farmers Bank & Trust Courtney Kingery, CEO, Indiana [...]

February 11th, 2020|

Solinftec raises $60m as the Amazon of LatAM leads record-breaking Series B

Learn more about Solinftec Brazilian digital agtech company Solinftec has raised $60 million in funding at Series B stage to become the biggest agtech deal on record for the Latin American region. The deal surpasses the recently-closed $23 million Series B for Argentinian agribusiness marketplace Agrofy. The deal was split into a $40 million equity tranche, led by Unbox Capital, the $100 [...]

February 4th, 2020|

AgriNovus Seeks Project Lead for Youth Entrepreneurship

Program Manager: AgriNovus Indiana is seeking an innovative, highly professional program manager to support the organization’s ambition to cultivate a long-term pipeline of agbioscience entrepreneurs and innovation activity. This person will be responsible for working alongside the current youth entrepreneurship ecosystem to convene, connect and support programs in a way that develops and increases partnerships with collaborating organizations, builds [...]

January 27th, 2020|

AgriNovus Seeks Summer Intern

Position: Field Atlas Program Intern Time Period: Approximately May 11, 2020 – August 21, 2020 Initiative: AgriNovus Indiana Reports to: Field Atlas Manager Internship Overview AgriNovus Indiana is the state’s initiative focused on advancing the agbiosciences sector as a nationally recognized leader through education, research, and talent development; strategic collaborations among corporations, industry associations, government, and universities; the creation [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

How Indiana is building a bridge between Silicon Valley and the Midwest

There’s no question that Silicon Valley is touted as the epicenter of innovation and venture capital in the world, but a few folks are starting to question whether the agri-foodtech investment ecosystem needs to plant roots elsewhere. A handful of startups have recently told AFN about their decisions to establish headquarters beyond the bounds of Palo Alto, and California altogether. The Bay [...]

December 31st, 2019|

Purdue-based Solinftec to move global headquarters to West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Solinftec, a digital precision agriculture company, plans to move its global headquarters from South America to West Lafayette. Solinftec established its U.S. headquarters at Purdue Research Park West Lafayette earlier this year in a move to bring high-tech solutions to American farmers, creating 90 jobs in 2020 and up to 334 high-wage jobs by 2023. Daniel [...]

December 12th, 2019|

Startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices forms new partnership for East Africa distribution

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – JUA Technologies International, a Purdue University-affiliated startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices, is partnering with BrazAgro Ltd., a supplier of Brazilian farm machinery, to distribute its solar-drying tray. Dehytray is a solar-drying solution for small and mid-size growers and food processors and home gardeners. Its convenient size and ease of use are backed by years of research into [...]

December 11th, 2019|

Huntington University Announces Strauss Animal Center

Huntington University’s agriculture footprint continues to grow as plans are finalized for the latest capital addition to the institution: The Don Strauss Animal Science Education Center. The development of the nearly 10,000-square-foot structure was made possible thanks to a generous lead gift from Strauss Veal Feeds and Midwest Poultry Services. Named in honor of the late Don Strauss, a [...]

December 4th, 2019|

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com

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AgriNovus Indiana adds to Board of Directors

New directors represent First Farmers Bank & Trust, Indiana Soybean Alliance/Indiana Corn Marketing Council and Solinftec INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 11, 2020) — AgriNovus Indiana, the state’s initiative to promote and accelerate the growth of the agbioscience sector, has added three new members to its board of directors: Mark “Doc” Holt, president, First Farmers Bank & Trust Courtney Kingery, CEO, Indiana [...]

February 11th, 2020|

Solinftec raises $60m as the Amazon of LatAM leads record-breaking Series B

Learn more about Solinftec Brazilian digital agtech company Solinftec has raised $60 million in funding at Series B stage to become the biggest agtech deal on record for the Latin American region. The deal surpasses the recently-closed $23 million Series B for Argentinian agribusiness marketplace Agrofy. The deal was split into a $40 million equity tranche, led by Unbox Capital, the $100 [...]

February 4th, 2020|

AgriNovus Seeks Project Lead for Youth Entrepreneurship

Program Manager: AgriNovus Indiana is seeking an innovative, highly professional program manager to support the organization’s ambition to cultivate a long-term pipeline of agbioscience entrepreneurs and innovation activity. This person will be responsible for working alongside the current youth entrepreneurship ecosystem to convene, connect and support programs in a way that develops and increases partnerships with collaborating organizations, builds [...]

January 27th, 2020|

AgriNovus Seeks Summer Intern

Position: Field Atlas Program Intern Time Period: Approximately May 11, 2020 – August 21, 2020 Initiative: AgriNovus Indiana Reports to: Field Atlas Manager Internship Overview AgriNovus Indiana is the state’s initiative focused on advancing the agbiosciences sector as a nationally recognized leader through education, research, and talent development; strategic collaborations among corporations, industry associations, government, and universities; the creation [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

How Indiana is building a bridge between Silicon Valley and the Midwest

There’s no question that Silicon Valley is touted as the epicenter of innovation and venture capital in the world, but a few folks are starting to question whether the agri-foodtech investment ecosystem needs to plant roots elsewhere. A handful of startups have recently told AFN about their decisions to establish headquarters beyond the bounds of Palo Alto, and California altogether. The Bay [...]

December 31st, 2019|

Purdue-based Solinftec to move global headquarters to West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Solinftec, a digital precision agriculture company, plans to move its global headquarters from South America to West Lafayette. Solinftec established its U.S. headquarters at Purdue Research Park West Lafayette earlier this year in a move to bring high-tech solutions to American farmers, creating 90 jobs in 2020 and up to 334 high-wage jobs by 2023. Daniel [...]

December 12th, 2019|

Startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices forms new partnership for East Africa distribution

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – JUA Technologies International, a Purdue University-affiliated startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices, is partnering with BrazAgro Ltd., a supplier of Brazilian farm machinery, to distribute its solar-drying tray. Dehytray is a solar-drying solution for small and mid-size growers and food processors and home gardeners. Its convenient size and ease of use are backed by years of research into [...]

December 11th, 2019|

Huntington University Announces Strauss Animal Center

Huntington University’s agriculture footprint continues to grow as plans are finalized for the latest capital addition to the institution: The Don Strauss Animal Science Education Center. The development of the nearly 10,000-square-foot structure was made possible thanks to a generous lead gift from Strauss Veal Feeds and Midwest Poultry Services. Named in honor of the late Don Strauss, a [...]

December 4th, 2019|
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MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com