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Company Overview of Monsanto Growth Ventures

Company Overview

Monsanto Growth Ventures is a venture capital arm of Monsanto Company. Monsanto Growth Ventures specializing in startups. It seeks to invest in companies with potential to create new technologies for farmers. Monsanto Growth Ventures is based in the United States.


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Key Executives for Monsanto Growth Ventures

Vice President, R&D Investment Strategy, Growth Ventures & Biologicals Lead
Investment Director and Managing Director
Age: 58
Venture Principal and Director
Principal and Venture Principal
Entrepreneur in Residence
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Monsanto Growth Ventures Key Developments

MGV Eyeing Investments In Israel

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) backed Monsanto Growth Ventures (MGV) is looking for investment opportunities. The company is looking at Israel to grow its deal flow. Ryan Rakestraw, investment principal with Monsanto Growth Ventures said, “Over the past two years, our team has looked at 74 investment opportunities in Israel. We've maintained active discussion with four of those companies, and another seven are on our watch list. In terms of deal flow, Israel is our third biggest country, behind the United States, which is the vast majority of our deal flow, and Canada.”

Monsanto Growth Ventures Presents at Global Ag Investing Conference 2016, Apr-27-2016 10:00 AM

Monsanto Growth Ventures Presents at Global Ag Investing Conference 2016, Apr-27-2016 10:00 AM. Venue: New York, United States.

Monsanto Growth Ventures Seeking Acquisitions

John Hamer, Managing Director of Monsanto Growth Ventures, said, "we will continue to look for creative deal structures, partnerships and investments that can improve the lives and practices of growers everywhere".

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