80 Acres Farms, a Hamilton-headquartered vertical farming company, has raised a landmark funding round as it looks to continue its expansion and product development.
The company Monday said it secured a $160 million Series B. That’s the largest total raise ever announced by a Greater Cincinnati-based startup — and by a long shot.
The round brings the company’s total funding to date to more than $250 million, Mike Zelkind, CEO of 80 Acres Farms, told me, catapulting 80 Acres into position as the region’s best-funded startup by more than $107 million.
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Written by Liz Engel.
Originally published August 9, 2021.