News

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

Mar 2, 2017

Boragen launches for boron-based fungicides

First start-up from Research Triangle Park-based AgTech Accelerator raises $10 million from venture backers

Boragen, the first start-up to launch from a new business accelerator focused on agriculture technology, has raised $10 million in its first round of venture funding.

Cofounder and chief science officer Tony Liu, a synthetic chemist, first zeroed in on a group of compounds called benzoxaboroles while screening for pharmaceutical leads. Benzoxaboroles have been used in topical antibiotics

Read the Full Article Here! 

ABOUT AGTECH ACCELERATOR

Agtech accelerator, established in 2016 in research triangle park, is a unique startup accelerator vehicle focused on discovering and developing emerging agricultural technology companies. Leveraging its single, highly engaged, shared management team, committed Investors and academic institutional partners, Agtech accelerator identifies, forms, finances and Manages the most promising emerging agriculture companies to drive commercialization.

For More information, visit www.agtechaccelerator.com.

Get all the latest updates delivered to your inbox.

Recent Posts

Cover Story: Agtech's push for relevance

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

Apr 14, 2017

Animal health firm to relocate to RTP after $5M funder

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

Apr 13, 2017

RTP’s AgTech Accelerator expands with investment in animal health company

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

Apr 13, 2017

Media Inquiries

Pure Communications, Inc.

Katie Engleman

910-509-3977 katie@purecommunications.com