Day: February 12, 2019

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Rural Kansas company raises $6.5 million in venture funding

By SPN Team / February 12, 2019

Green Dot Bioplastics closed a $6.5 million Series A financing deal led by Fulcrum Global Capital on February 7, with participation from iiM (Innovations in Motion) and Open Prairie Ventures through its Open Prairie Rural Opportunities Fund. The company will use the investment to accelerate organic growth, develop and commercialize new bioplastics products and uses,…

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Rantizo Wins AgTech Innovation Competition in Des Moines

By SPN Team / February 12, 2019

Iowa City agritech startup Rantizo won the $20,000 Grand Prize, sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America, at last month’s AgTech Innovation Competition in Des Moines. Rantizo is an Iowa based agricultural tech startup creating a targeted drone spraying platform that utilizes electrostatic technology to safely and precisely deliver cartridge dispensed agrichemicals when and where…

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