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Ryan Rakestraw from Monsanto Growth Ventures will provide a short overview of venture capital financing for agriculture related startups. This will include a report on the overall 2016 venture funding numbers and drill down specifically on the Ag sector. Ryan will discuss fundraising at various stages of company life cycle and highlight relevant investment firms that are active at each stage. Ryan will show an example of how company ownership structure changes over multiple rounds of financing. Lastly, Ryan will describe the fundraising process, sharing some tips and tricks for success.