High Fidelity Genetics Closes Series A Financing

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hi Fidelity Genetics (HFG), a computational crop breeding company, announced it has closed an $8.5 million Series A round of financing co-led by agtech investment pioneers Fall Line Capital and Finistere Ventures. Gro Alliance, KdT Ventures, Prairie Crest Capital, S2G and Tom Farms also joined the round. “In agriculture, the most consolidated…


Prairie Crest Capital Conference Highlights Ag Tech Opportunities

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Recently, more than 150 national ag leaders joined together at the Prairie Crest Capital Annual Ag Tech Investor Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, which featured legendary investor Steve Forbes as the keynote speaker. Forbes spoke about the importance of technology in agriculture and the impact globalization…


Performance Livestock Analytics Enters Cargill Agreement..

One of the presenting companies at last weeks Prairie Crest Capital Ag Tech Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, Performance Livestock Analytics, announced on last week that they have entered into an agreement with Cargill to provide proprietary advanced feedlot analytics for their customers. From the press release…. “Cargill and Performance Livestock Analytics, Inc. (PLA) are…


Welcome Ag Tech Conference Attendees and Participants

Prairie Crest Capital welcomes you to Des Moines, Iowa, for its second Ag Tech Investor Conference.  Des Moines is the Capitol City of the state that is the largest producer of pork, corn, soybeans and eggs in the country, and is fifth in red meat production.  Agriculture is not only the core of Iowa’s economy,…


Certintell Completes Seed Funding Agreement with Prairie Crest Capital

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Certintell, Inc., a telemedicine technology firm, today announced the close of the final $150,000 of a series of seed round investments by Prairie Crest Capital totaling $850,000. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Certintell has used the proceeds from these investments to extend their platform from the…


Prairie Crest: The Midwest lacks large venture capital firms

The statistics are all too familiar to those involved in the Midwestern venture ecosystem. The Midwest is home to over 20% of the nations’ top research universities, research and development expenditures, defined benefit pension fund assets, and GDP. Its undergraduate programs graduate 20% of the founders backed by venture capital investments that attract almost 20%…


New Venture Capital Firm, Prairie Crest Capital, launches in Des Moines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Venture Capital Firm, Prairie Crest Capital, launches in Des Moines Firm to optimize investments in agriculture and technology sectors, leveraging Midwest location  DES MOINES, IA (October 12, 2016)—Prairie Crest Capital, a venture capital firm focused on early to mid-stage investments in breakthrough agriculture and technology firms, has been launched in Des…