Crop Enhancement Raises $8M Series B to Help Growers Protect Crops with Safe Coatings

Crop Enhancement Raises $8M Series B to Help Growers Protect Crops with Safe Coatings  Additional funding enables agtech innovator to capitalize on near-term opportunities to bring much-needed sustainable solutions to market; investors include Spruce Capital Partners/MLS, 1955 Capital, Phoenix Venture Partners, Cavallo Ventures, Davinia Investment Ltd., and Alexandria Ventures SAN JOSE, Calif.— Apr. 14, 2020:…

Crop Enhancement Expands Leadership Team with Chief Business and Technology Officers

Crop Enhancement Expands Leadership Team with Chief Business and Technology Officers  Jean Pougnier joins agtech innovator as chief business officer, Dr. Damian Hajduk moves to chief technology officer; Crop Enhancement’s CropCoat® product performs in field trials on coffee and almond crops SAN JOSE, Calif.— Dec. 11, 2019: Crop Enhancement Inc., an innovator of sustainable agrochemical…

Cavallo Ventures Makes Strategic Investment in Crop Enhancement to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

Cavallo Ventures Makes Strategic Investment in Crop Enhancement to Advance Sustainable Agriculture   The venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis–a recognized leader in the marketing and distribution of crop protection, precision agriculture technology, seed and nutritional products–aims to accelerate the application of sustainable crop protection technologies for high-value fruit and vegetable crops SAN JOSE, Calif.—Jan 22,…

Cavallo Ventures Makes Seven Figure Investment In Pesticide Disruption

Cavallo Ventures Makes Seven Figure Investment In Pesticide Disruption Cavallo Ventures, the venture capital arm of global agribusiness company Wilbur-Ellis, has just announced a seven figure investment in agricultural technology startup Crop Enhancement, Inc. The California-based company makes CropCoat, a unique protective coating being touted as an alternative to more toxic pesticides on the market. “In trials we’ve completed, our…

New Mode of Action to Stop Insects

New Mode of Action to Stop Insects Agriculture has seen its fair share of new startup companies in the last five years. With billions being invested in new ideas, a lot of brainpower is being put toward a range of new ideas. Recently, Farm Progress talked with Kevin Chen, CEO, Crop Enhancement, a venture-capital-funded company…