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Cultivian Sandbox
Cultivian Sandbox is a venture capital firm focused on building next-generation disruptive agriculture and food technology companies capable of generating superior returns. As early investors and active board members, we employ a hands-on approach to building companies and are often directly involved in setting company strategy, recruiting key executives, and raising additional capital. Much more than simply a financial resource, we are capable of delivering tremendous value though active collaboration with our strategic partners and network, which are unparalleled in the agriculture and food industries.

As both experienced operating managers and venture investors we add value to portfolio companies both through our highly skilled team and extensive industry network. Our investment team combines the domain expertise and investment experience from Cultivian Ventures and Sandbox Industries. Our expertise in sourcing, evaluating, closing, managing and ultimately exiting successful equity investments positions us not only to build stronger businesses, but reshape industries.


Middleland Capital 
Middleland Capital is a private investment firm focused on global early-stage technology opportunities. Leveraging a unique breadth of geographic and industry experience, the firm seeks partnerships with exceptional management teams to commercialize innovative technologies, accelerate growth and build long-term value around the world.

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Pontifax AgTech
Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund (“Pontifax AgTech”) focuses on growth capital investments in food and agriculture technology in both the US and Israel. Primary investment themes include: life sciences; precision farming; food and nutrition and supply chain improvements. Through their investments and involvement, the Fund’s principals transform emerging AgTech companies with proven technologies into profitable, high growth global competitors. Pontifax AgTech is the first AgTech fund and fifth life sciences fund of Pontifax, a leading global biomedical investment firm.


Florida Gulfshore Capital
Florida Gulfshore Capital invests in promising early stage companies and small to mid-market growth opportunities. FGC looks to back talented entrepreneurs with a history of successfully building and exiting high growth companies. An important governing principle of the firm is to take an active role in each of its portfolio companies. This role could take the form of anything from a board seat to a full time position on the management team for a period of time. FGC is usually the first institutional investor in a venture.

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Heartland Farms
Heartland Farms, Inc. is a 5th generation family-owned and operated potato and vegetable farm located in Central Wisconsin.  Since 1873, when the first homestead was established, their mission has been to produce a healthy and safe food product, maintain good ethical values and ensure the viability of the farm for the next generations.  Sustainability and technology have been key factors in both their farming and business practices.  They pride themselves in implementing the latest technologies which contribute to their sustainability goals, farm management and business strategies.  To learn more about the farm, please visit their website at