Published On: 03/25/2022Categories: Agbiosciences, AgTech, Economic Development, Entrepreneurs, Industry News

AgFunder News: Agrifoodtech Ventures Raised Record $52B in 2021

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Venture capital investors pumped $51.7 billion into agrifoodtech startups worldwide in 2021, according to the latest edition of the annual AgFunder Agrifoodtech Investment Report, released today.

That represents an 85% increase over 2020’s $27.8 billion total, indicating the accelerating — and increasingly urgent — demand from investors and consumers for technologies that can enable more sustainable and resilient food systems.

Here are a few of the AgFunder Agrifoodtech Investment Report’s headline findings:

  • $51.7 billion raised in total
  • 85% year-on-year growth in funding
  • 3,155 discrete deals
  • 4,570 investors
  • Largest deal: $3 billion, Furong Xingsheng (China, eGrocery)

Read the rest of the story and get the report here.