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Plenty is rethinking agriculture to make fresher, better food available everywhere. The Company's team is building a revolutionary system using technology and plant science to give crops the perfect environment to flourish – with no pesticides or GMOs.

Relative to conventional agriculture, Plenty is building systems that will deliver up to 350X the yield per square foot of land, use 1% as much water, cut thousands of miles out of the supply chain, and deliver consumers produce that is many days fresher. All of these changes lead to exceptional flavor experiences and better nutrition.

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2021)361(+2%)
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Key People/Management at Plenty

Matt Barnard

Matt Barnard

CEO and Co-Founder
Nate Mazonson

Nate Mazonson

Nate Storey

Nate Storey

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Plenty Financials and Metrics

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Plenty total Funding

$626 m

Plenty latest funding size

$140 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Plenty investors

Plenty's latest funding round in October 2020 was reported to be $140 m. In total, Plenty has raised $626 m
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Plenty News and Updates

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Cal Fire To Trump: We Have Plenty Of Water. The Problem Is Climate Change.

The president had blamed California wildfires on "bad environmental laws" and water diversion.

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Seventy percent of nonprofit leaders consider staff diversity an extremely important goal, but only 36% think they’ve actually achieved it. Nonprofits are often cash strapped, which means they need to get a lot of good out of a small number of staff members. That can require forging better relations…

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3 Common Themes That Empower Both Women And Men

Figuring out constructive ways to navigate the professional workplace in the world of #MeToo, gender inequality, and systemic bias
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SoftBank Leads $140 Million Funding for Vertical Farming Startup Plenty

Berry specialists Driscoll’s also investing and getting involved as strategic partner. The post SoftBank Leads $140 Million Funding for Vertical Farming Startup Plenty appeared first on Plenty.

Plenty has raised over 500 million to grow fruits and veggies indoors

Plenty‌ ‌Unlimited‌ has raised $140 million in new funding to build more vertical farms around the U.S. The post Plenty has raised over 500 million to grow fruits and veggies indoors appeared first on Plenty.

Vertical Farming to Prevent Food Loss in a Disaster

Indoor vertical farming startup Plenty Inc. is working to deliver year-round produce from its controlled, resilient farms to avoid food loss during disastrous flooding, droughts or fires. Matt Barnard, co-founder and chief executive officer of Plenty, Inc. discusses the company's series D funding ro…

Vertical Farming Startup Plenty Raises $140M in Round Led by SoftBank

Vibrant bunches of baby kale, arugula and lettuce line the walls of an indoor farm in South San Francisco at the forefront of agri-foodtech innovation. Plenty is homing in on alternative farming methods in an effort to combat climate change. The post Vertical Farming Startup Plenty Raises $140M in R…

Plenty scoops up $140m in Series D round led by Driscoll’s and SoftBank

Vertical farming startup Plenty has closed a $140 million Series D round led by existing backer SoftBank and new investor Driscoll’s. This round brings the startup’s total funding to $500 million. The post Plenty scoops up $140m in Series D round led by Driscoll’s and SoftBank appeared first on Plen…

Plenty Raises $140M to Expand Its Vertical Farming Operations

Vertical farming startup Plenty announced today it has raised a $140 million Series D round led by Softbank’s Vision Fund 1. The round also included participation from berry producer Driscoll’s, according to a press release sent to The Spoon. The investment brings Plenty’s total funding to date to $…
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Plenty Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Plenty founded?

    Plenty was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Plenty key executives?

    Plenty's key executives are Matt Barnard, Nate Mazonson and Nate Storey.

  • How many employees does Plenty have?

    Plenty has 361 employees.

  • Who are Plenty competitors?

    Competitors of Plenty include CHS, Bowery Farming and Tene Agricultural Solutions.