Portfolio

Cultivian Sandbox partners with innovative food and agriculture technology companies across a wide range of sectors and stages around the world. Our first fund, Cultivian Ventures, has established itself as the leading food and agriculture focused venture fund in the U.S. To date we have invested in twenty companies, including four exits. We are actively seeking new investment opportunities across the space.

Fund II

AbCelex Technologies

Establishing a new paradigm in preventing and treating bacterial infections in livestock

Advanced Animal Diagnostics

On-farm diagnostic test tools for the early detection of subclinical mastitis in dairy cows

Agrivida

Unique enzyme solutions to improve the economic efficiency of the global food system

Asilomar Bio

Creating crop protection tools to enhance harvest yields and efficiency

Conservis

Actively helping farmers improve their results with farm management software

Descartes Labs

Turning images into actionable information through deep learning artificial intelligence

enEvolv

Engineering microorganisms to produce bio-based products

Novihum Technologies

Enriching depleted soil with sustainable alternatives to chemical-based fertilizers

Sample6

Revolutionizing food safety through synthetic biology and software with rapid pathogen diagnostics

Vestaron

Harnessing nature to create safer and more effective bioinsecticides

Virgin Plants

Applying natural processes that increase crop production to feed a growing population

Fund I

Allylix

High-value natural terpenes in greater quantities, of higher quality and at significantly lower cost

Acquired

AquaSpy

Moisture sensors and information technology for effective water management

Aratana Therapeutics

Leveraging human pharma and biotech drug development to create new treatments for animals

IPO (NASDAQ: PETX)

Divergence

Using functional genomics to identify compounds to control parasitic nematode infections

Acquired

EOSi

Removing nitrates in wastewater using more economical and sustainable solutions

Harvest Automation

Novel robotics and materials handling systems for agricultural and industrial applications

Novogy

Cellulosic biofuels made from waste paper sludge for transportation

Acquired

Proterro

Ensuring an economical and scalable production of biofuels and bio-based chemicals

Rivertop Renewables

Designing sustainable solutions from proven chemistry and renewable resources