Ag Tech Sunday - Ag expert start up AGvisorPRO announces $US1.5m seed round
- By: "Prime" Ag News
- Ag Company News
- Jan 16, 2021
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AGvisorPRO Inc enters 2021 with a “triple-base-hit” announcement. The company has closed its $1.5M seed round, has appointed directors to its Board and has been named as a finalist in the THRIVE Canada Challenge.
Building on the Founder and Friends & Farmer rounds, the $1.5M seed funding was financed by 6 key Canadian and US agricultural business investors.
Veteran agribusiness leader, Greg Andrukow and innovation professional, Mareese Keane join Robert Saik as Directors of AGvisorPRO.
THRIVE a leading global agriculture accelerator, has named AGvisorPRO as a finalist in the 2021 THRIVE Canada Challenge. Humbled, we ask you if you would spend 23sec (yes, we timed it) to vote for us by clicking HERE.
“As we work to grow the AGvisorPRO channel it is wonderful to have the confidence of a group of investors who have such deep agricultural domain expertise,” says CEO, Robert Saik, “Together with the funding, the addition of Mareese Keane and Greg Andrukow to our Board, will accelerate the development of AGvisorPRO into a global platform.”
“Additionally, we are thrilled to be named a finalist in the SVG THRIVE Canada Challenge,” adds Saik, “THRIVE is the top agriculture accelerator in the world and we are excited to be recognized as a leading Canadian Ag Tech start-up.”
The AGvisorPRO channel provides a platform that connects the agriculture sector in a brand new way. Farmers can connect with independent advisors, industry experts and other agriculture professionals who are available for instant or scheduled sessions using the AGvisorPRO app.