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CoverCress Inc. was selected to participate in the first agtech cohort of IN² companies!
(May 14, 2019)
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St. Louis Business Journal
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN²)
Wells Fargo News Release:
Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Selects Five Startups Focused on Sustainable Food Production.
CoverCress is one of the chosen five. (May 13, 2019)
CoverCress Inc Quarterly Newsletter: CoverCress is here! Team is growing. Farmers provide feedback. (1Q/2019)
Where Will All the Feedstock Come From?
Scroll for details on CoverCress' role in developing farmer-friendly, soil-supporting,
high-quality feedstock and virgin oil. (Apr 02, 2019)
CoverCress Inc Video News: Hear Jerry Steiner, CoverCress Inc.'s CEO describe company name change timing. (4Q/2018)
CoverCress Inc Quarterly Newsletter: CoverCress: New Name, New Crop. Highlights of exciting future plans. (4Q/2018)
CoverCress Inc. Press Release:
Arvegenix Changes Name to CoverCress Inc.
Secures $2 Million in New Financing for Novel Crop Development
BioGenerator and Bayer Growth Ventures co-lead latest funding round (Nov 14, 2018)
Arvegenix Press Release: Arvegenix - Stakeholder Update - New CEO (Jan 28, 2015)
Arvegenix Press Release: Arvegenix - Closes on Series A Finanacing (May 7, 2015)
USA Today Special Edition:
U.S. Department of Agriculture 2019 Special Edition
Features articles on soil health, cover crop adoption and more. (Mar 27, 2019)
Inc. Magazine: This St. Louis Company Invented a Weed That Could Save Farming (and the Environment) (Feb 01, 2019)
Illinois AGRINEWS: New Cover Crop Introduced; Cash in on cover crop (Dec 14, 2018)
American Seed Trade Association: ASTA's CSS 2018 & Seed Expo (Dec 3-6, 2018)
World Soil Day:
Startups Aiming to Improve the Condition of Agricultural Soils (Dec 5, 2018)
AG News Daily:
#TechTuesday discussion with Cris Handel from Arvegenix Inc.
Arvegenix interview starts after 16 minute mark (16:45). (Oct 02, 2018)
iSelect webinar series: Ag Food Conversations:
"Arvegenix: A Productive Winter Cover Crop That Pays."
Webinar series sponsored by iSelect, VanTrump and The Yield Lab. Scroll down to watch replay.
Registration required for viewing. (Sep 13, 2018)
NPR: "A Grass-Roots Movement For Healthy Soil Spreads Among Farmers" (Apr 09, 2018)
Washington University in St. Louis, FUSE: Olin alum leads ag tech startup to new $2M funding round (Feb 19, 2019)
St. Louis Business Journal:
Bayer co-leads $2 million financing for local agtech startup
Subscription required for viewing. (Nov 14, 2018)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis startup chasing new cash crop raises $2 million, rebrands as CoverCress (Nov 14, 2018)
AgFunderNews: BREAKING: CoverCress Raises $2m to Develop Gene-Edited Cover Cash Crop (Nov 13, 2018)
St. Louis Business Journal: Arvegenix and 39N cited in the new Brookings report (Jul 25, 2018)
Nature Reviews Magazine: Arvegenix cited in the interesting article: "The future of CRISPR technologies in agriculture" (May 01, 2018)
City of Creve Coeur: Arvegenix received the "Most Innovative Business Award: 2018" from the city of Creve Coeur. (Apr 17, 2018)
Forbes: Arvegenix included in Forbes' 25 most innovative ag-tech startups (Jun 28, 2017)
St. Louis Public Radio:
Pennycress, a common weed in Missouri, could be the next big thing in biofuel innovation.
"Jerry Steiner, CEO of Arvegenix, and Toni Kutchan, Vice President for Research at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center discussed new research in the field of bioenergy on St. Louis on the Air" (May 12, 2016)
Monsanto places its bets on the future of agriculture.
"So far, its only investment here is in Arvegenix, a Creve Coeur company developing a plant called pennycress as an oilseed crop" (Feb 25, 2016)