NEWS COMMENTARY

Biome Makers closes $15 million Series B led by Prosus Ventures

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August 26, 2021
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In addition to chemistry-based insights, tools that assess the soil microbiome are needed to form a better understanding of plant-soil relations and develop sustainable farming practices. With this funding round, Biome Makers aims for global expansion of its products BeCrop (soil analysis and recovery) and Gheom (a crop input assessment tool). Trace Genomics and SARDI's PREDICTA platform represent the gold standard of the microbial metagenomic approach to aid soil health, while Biome is vying to become the leader in the agricultural field. Clients should consider engaging with Biome for co-development opportunities that capitalize on the company's promising soil sampling and analysis technology.

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