|Private Placement / Financing Transactions
EarthOptics: The company raised $34.4 million of Series B venture funding in a deal led by Continental Grain Company on March 21, 2023, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $40.4 million. Leaps by Bayer, Louis Dreyfus Company, CHS, CNH Industrial, Rabo Food and Agri Innovation Fund, Cooperative Ventures, Flagship Pioneering, Middleland Capital, iSelect Fund, VTC Ventures, Route 66 Ventures, FHB Ventures, and S2G Ventures also participated in the round. The company is a soil data measurement and mapping business that creates accurate, real-time data maps to show compaction, carbon, moisture, and nutrients for sustainable agricultural management.
Momofuku: The company received $17.6 million of development capital from Siddhi Capital and other undisclosed investors on March 20, 2023. The company is an operator of a contemporary Asian-American cuisine restaurant chain.
Miso Robotics: The company raised $15 million of Series A1 venture funding from undisclosed investors on March 22, 2023. The company is a developer of an autonomous robotic kitchen assistant designed for commercial kitchen automation.
Good Eggs: The company raised $7 million of venture funding from Greenwich Associates, Glade Brook Capital Partners and Conn. on March 23, 2023, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $15 million. The company is an operator of an online grocery delivery platform.
C16 Biosciences: The company raised $5 million of venture funding from Breakthrough Energy Ventures and other undisclosed investors on March 22, 2023. The company is a producer of an alternative palm oil intended to reduce global carbon dioxide emission.
Della Vite: The company raised GBP 3 million of venture funding in a deal led by Laura Riascos and Miguel Riascos on March 21, 2023. The company is a producer of sustainably made alcoholic beverages intended to deliver authentic and unique flavors.
Harvest London: The company raised an undisclosed amount of venture funding from Foresight Group on March 21, 2023. The company is an operator of a vertical farming startup intended to build a sustainable food system.