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The Potential of Genome Editing

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By Ingrid Fung, Associate, Agriculture Technologies

Over the last few years the potential of genome editing has captured the imaginations of the popular media, attracted hundreds of millions in investment, and set the scientific community a blaze with activity. The approach enables researchers to make precise changes to the DNA within a cell, effectively changing genetic programming and thus the function of the genes and proteins encoded, without inserting any external genetic material. Read More

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AVAC Ltd. and Verdex Capital to co-sponsor VCAA/CVCA Conference 2016

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Calgary, Canada – AVAC Ltd. and Verdex Capital are proud to announce their sponsorship of the VCAA/CVCA Conference & Ski Day in Lake Louise, Alberta, on February 24-25.

The Venture Capital Association of Alberta (VCAA) and the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) bring together top investors at their annual invite-only conference which features high-level discussions on the venture capital landscape and upcoming sectors.

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Verdex Capital adds new AgTech analyst

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Ingrid Fung to boost company presence in Toronto

Verdex Capital is pleased to announce that Ingrid Fung has joined their investment team as Senior Analyst, Agriculture Technologies.

“We are delighted to have Ingrid Fung on our team,” said Dr. Michael Raymont, Founding and Managing Partner at Verdex Capital. “Her extensive experience on both the business and research aspects of Ag Tech will make her a valuable resource for us.”

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AVAC Ltd. Partner in Finistere Ventures $150M FVII Fund

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AVAC Ltd. and Bayer CropScience are founding partners in Finistere Ventures latest Ag Tech Fund

Calgary, AB – AVAC Ltd. is pleased to announce the first closing of the Finistere Ventures FVII Fund, a new $150M Ag Tech Fund. AVAC is a founding partner in the FVII Fund alongside Bayer CropScience and another global strategic partner. The Fund’s mandate is to identify and invest in world-class technologies across early to growth stage companies in the agriculture technology (Ag Tech) space.

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