Portfolio

Cultivian Sandbox Ventures manages over $280 million in capital across three funds, investing in and helping to build innovative companies disrupting the food & agriculture industry. To date we have invested in twenty-six companies, including five acquisitions and an IPO.

JOB OPENINGS

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Cooks Venture

Proprietary breed of chicken grown in pasture-raised environment, allowing for superior taste, diverse feed, and animal welfare

Leaf

Developer of an API platform for agriculture machinery, satellite imagery, weather, soil, and operations data

FarmlandFinder

Making farmland sales simple, instant, and online

Culture Biosciences

Making biomanufacturing a digital experience

Phylagen

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

Geltor

Designing nature-derived animal-free protein ingredients

Full Harvest

Distribution marketplace for excess and imperfect produce

Nuritas

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

HarvestPort

Helping farmers save time and money, and supporting innovations in agriculture

Descartes Labs

Turning images into action through deep learning artificial intelligence

Sound Agriculture

combines molecular biology with modern computational power to develop products that help plants use soil nutrients more effectively

Agrivida

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

Advanced Animal Diagnostics

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

Conservis

Actively helping farmers improve their results with farm management software

Vestaron

Harnessing nature to create safer and more effective bioinsecticides

Novihum Technologies

Enriching depleted soil with sustainable alternatives to chemical-based fertilizers

Corvium

Using data to make the world a safer place to eat

AquaSpy

Moisture sensors and information technology for effective water management

Exits

Allylix

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

Acquired

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

enEvolv

Accelerates the creation of new microbial strains to be used in the manufacture of bio-based products

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