Monsanto Growth Ventures made its inaugural Brazil investment in Grão Direto, a grain marketplace that primarily transacts via mobile and WhatsApp. Monsanto contributed about half of the R$2.3m investment, with participation from Canary and OpenVC.
Tbit is an agtech startup that raised R$1m from BR Startups, a fund whose investors include Monsanto, Qualcomm, Algar, Microsoft Participações Brazil. In this interview (in Portuguese) with co-founder Igor Chalfoun, we learn about Tbit’s vision for helping to guarantee food security on a global level.
BR Startups invested R$1m in Tbit, a Brazilian agtech imaging startup. BR Startups is managed by MSW Capital; LPs include Monsanto, Qualcomm, Algar, Microsoft Participações Brazil and others. (Baguete) A…
BB Seguridade, a holding company owned by Banco Do Brasil, will invest in BR Startups, a fund created by Microsoft Participações and managed by MSW Capital to invest in start-ups…