Aqua Farm has just launched a crowdfunding round on Ecomill, Italy’s leading equity crowdfunding platform dedicated to energy transition and sustainability (here is our fact sheet on Crowd Monitor).
The round aims to raise at least 100,000 euros with a maximum target of 300,000 for a pre-money valuation of 1.4 million and a minimum investment of 1,000 euros.
The project leader is Aqua Farm S.r.l. Benefit Company, which is mainly dedicated to R&D.
The agricultural part, on the other hand, is managed by agricultural companies that are still controlled by Aqua Farm or, at a minimum, participated in, which are targeted by various government measures dedicated exclusively to supporting the agricultural sector.
Thanks to Aqua Farm’s aquaponics, water consumption is less than 10 liters per kg of vegetables produced. Regarding fish production, on the other hand, Aqua Farm’s aquaculture yields fish with a water footprint of 400 liters per kg, compared to 2,314 liters in traditional fishing.
On agriculture,” says Chiara Candelise, CEO and founder of Ecomill, “depend on health, environmental protection and the need to create new jobs: it must ensure not only the food supply but also the preservation of the territory, the protection of the ecosystem and the preservation of biodiversity. Through its activity and Business Model, Aqua Farm can be a very strong support in the pursuit of all these goals.
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