With the changing global diet and food requirements, there is a huge opportunity to invest in companies and technologies that can improve yield and provide better farm management. Combined, Finistere Ventures and AVAC Ltd. have deep, decades-long experience in agriculture and agricultural technologies. This expertise for creating real leadership within the Ag and Ag Tech investment sector makes us an ideal partner for Canadian entrepreneurs. The fund is currently seeking new investments in Canada.

Fund Mandate:

Investments in “game-changer” innovative or fundamentally transformative agriculture and food technology ventures that can help solve the world’s impending food production and security issues. The fund will be balanced with some later-stage investments.

Fund Geography:

Minimum 80% invested in North America, with up to 20% invested outside North America.

The types of agricultural technologies the FVII fund will invest in include:

Seed and seed traits with significantly higher yields

Urban farming

Food safety, distribution

Increased automation and robotics

Precision agriculture

Bioactives (including biocontrol, biofertility, and yield enhancers)

The Global Food Crisis