6. Farmers Business Network $250.0M
Round: Series F
Description: San Carlos-based Farmers Business Network is a farmer-to-farmer network developed to help farmers optimize their financial performances. Founded by Amol Deshpande and Charles Baron in 2014, Farmers Business Network has now raised a total of $571.4MM and is backed by andi Ventures, Blackrock Innovation Capital, Temasek Holdings, GV, and Acre Venture Partners.
Investors in the round: Balyasny Asset Management, Baron Capital, Blackrock Innovation Capital, DBL Partners, Expanding Capital, Fidelity Canada, GV, Kleiner Perkins, Lupa Systems, Mandi Ventures, Ronald M. Shaich, T. Rowe Price, Temasek Holdings
Industry: Agriculture, AgTech, Analytics, Big Data, Farming
Founders: Amol Deshpande, Charles Baron
Founding year: 2014
Location: San Carlos
Total equity funding raised: $571.4M
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