AgVA Portfolio Company Rantizo Announces Over $6M Series A Funding Expansion

Round will enable scaling of nationwide network for spray drone services in agriculture  IOWA CITY, Iowa, Oct. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Rantizo, the leading operator network for spray drone services, announced today an expansion of its oversubscribed Series A funding round. Led by Leaps by Bayer, with Fulcrum Global Capital and Innova Memphis, this round will allow the new executive team to lean into a new growth …

AgVA Portfolio Company Rural Development Partners is Awarded $50M in NMTC Authority by the CDFI

Forest City, Iowa – Rural Development Partners (RDP) was awarded $50 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) authority from the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Fund. This is RDP’s twelfth NMTC award since the company’s inception in 2004, totaling $751.7 million. RDP has financed 47 projects to date, spurring economic growth, providing food access, and creating quality jobs accessible to low-income workers in …

Founder Webinars

If you weren’t able to attend the webinars held for/with the founders of our portfolio companies you can view the recordings at the link below. Topics include: Running Effective 1:1’s and Equity Comp with Peter Walker. AgVA Founder Playlist

Leopold Conservation Award Recipient – Loran Steinlage

Iowa 2023 – Loran Steinlage, West Union, IA We are proud to announce that Loran Steinlage, our Farm Trial and Member Success Specialist, has been awarded the prestigious Leopold Conservation Award. Loran has led by example and been recognized by the Sand County Foundation for demonstrating exemplary land stewardship skills. We are honored to have you on our team. Read …

2023 Annual Meeting Videos

If you were unable to attend the 2023 Annual Meeting here are a few videos you don’t want to miss. Lightning Round – Portfolio Companies Lightning Round – https://youtu.be/8071n48Weww Guest Speaker – Colin Hurd Colin Hurd – https://youtu.be/XnmrbBC804E State of the Coop – Spencer Stensrude State of the Coop – https://youtu.be/-jJnXQtgk4k Countryside Angels – Jordan Colby Countryside Angels – https://youtu.be/EGvRoIn9kkc …