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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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Finistere Ventures Announces First Closing of New $150 Million Agtech Fund in Collaboration with Bayer CropScience and AVAC Ltd.

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February 25, San Diego – Finistere Ventures, a California-based innovation capital firm and one of the pioneers in the rapidly growing agriculture technology (Agtech) sector, announced the first closing of its new $150M Agtech Fund, Finistere II.  The Fund focuses on new technology solutions in food productivity, sustainability, and nutrition to address the ever-decreasing agricultural land resources, climate change, and changing population demographics.  Finistere is collaborating with Bayer CropScience, AVAC Ltd., and other partners to identify and invest in world-class technologies across early-to-growth stage companies in the Agtech space. Read More

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