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 III

Full Harvest

Distribution marketplace for excess and imperfect produce

Geltor

Designing nature-derived animal-free protein ingredients

Phylagen

Reference database of environmental microbiome signatures to track and authenticate global supply chains

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

Improving economic efficiency of the global food system through unique enzyme solutions

Conservis

Actively helping farmers improve their results with farm management software

Corvium

Using data to make the world a safer place to eat

Descartes Labs

Turning images into action through deep learning artificial intelligence

enEvolv

Engineering microorganisms to produce bio-based products

HarvestPort

Helping farmers save time and money and supporting innovations in agriculture

Novihum Technologies

Enriching depleted soil with sustainable alternatives to chemical-based fertilizers

Nuritas

Combining artificial intelligence and genomics to discover and unlock natural bioactive peptides with extraordinary health benefits

Sound Agriculture

Harnessing nature and the power of science to develop cutting-edge tools that support sustainable agriculture

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

Acquired

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