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Farmshelf indoor farming system
One of the companies included in PitchBook’s market map was indoor farming solutions company Farmshelf. Source: Farmshelf

SOSV was the number one top VC investor in agtech in 2022, according to PitchBook’s Q4 2022 Agtech Report. SOSV closed the year with a bang with 19 deals—13 angel and seed and six early-stage VC—as of Dec. 31, 2022. Pitchbook also ranked SOSV the most active investor in agtech in Q2 and Q3 of 2022. 

SOSV top agtech investor
Source: PitchBook

In the report’s VC ecosystem market map, PitchBook highlighted several companies in SOSV’s agtech portfolio, including indoor farming system Farmshelf, dairy farm supply chain data company Milk Moovement (IndieBio Food-X 11), and pollination tech company Beeflow (IndieBio 06). 

PitchBook specifically highlighted biomanufacturer Unicorn Biotechnologies in its list of key agtech angel and seed deals in Q2 2022. The company, which is developing cultivated meat using a cell-based biomanufacturing platform, has raised $3.2M in a series seed round.

Source: PitchBook

Pitchbook also ranked Gaia AI (HAX 2022) in its list of key agtech angel and seed VC deals, with the forest data and analysis company closing a $3M seed round led by E14 Fund Management.

Gaia AI
Source: PitchBook

Other notable companies include farm-to-market agtech startup Easy Fresh Tech (Orbit 2022), data-driven farming decision platform Booster AgTech (IndieBio Food-X 03), and food waste-to-fertilizer company Re-Nuble (IndieBio Food-X 02).