CVC  Syngenta Ventures

     Office Locations:

Schwarzwaldallee 215 4058

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Syngenta has 49,000 employees in over 100 countries dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Syngenta Ventures makes equity investments in early stage technology and product companies which align with the mission of Syngenta. Specialties include: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, agricultural biotech, biofuels, and medical devices. Syngenta Ventures invests globally in amounts ranging between $500,000 to $5,000,000. As one of the most active investors in agriculture, Syngenta has invested over US$100m since 2006.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Caroline Rockafellow Associate General Counsel
    David Pierson Managing Director
    Michael Lee Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Sound Agriculture



      Series D


    Portfolio companies include:


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