Terra Vera, an Albuquerque, N.M.-based agricultural technology company offering innovative and environmentally mindful crop management solutions, raised $2m in seed funding.
Key investors included Will Raap, founder and Chairman of Gardener’s Supply Company, and the Intervale Center, a nonprofit developing farm- and land-based enterprises that generate economic and social opportunity while protecting natural resources.
The company intends to use the funds to complete the transition from its proof-of-concept phase, introduced in 2020 through work with select clients, to a full-fledged commercial market rollout of its services and non-toxic crop management technologies.
Led by CEO Carlos Perea, Terra Vera Terra Vera provides an antimicrobial solution effective at inactivating many common pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, and fungi. The core technology carries a US EPA registration and has been used for decades by the US Department of Defense, US Department of Energy, and in many highly regulated markets across the world. The company currently works with clients in Nevada, New Mexico, California, Arizona and Florida. Its systems are scalable for both large and small operations in a variety of grow methods: outdoor, indoor, and greenhouse.