Wilbur-Ellis Announces Student Teams Honored in “Wilbur-Ellis Innovation Award”
August 8, 2022 | Cavallo Ventures, News, Press Releases, Wilbur-Ellis Corporate

SAN FRANCISCO – August 8, 2022 – Today, Wilbur-Ellis is announcing the winners of the firstWilbur-Ellis Innovation Award, which invited student teams from U.S. colleges and universities to submit innovative ideas for feeding a growing world population. The winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize is the Kansas State University Entomology Team for their submission “Insects […]

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Wilbur-Ellis’ Cavallo Ventures Featured in Magazine Story on Ag Innovation
November 23, 2021 | Cavallo Ventures, News

Mike Wilbur, President and CEO of Cavallo Ventures, was featured in an article in Successful Farming magazine about agriculture innovation. Wilbur talked about how Wilbur-Ellis – through its Cavallo Ventures venture capital arm – is investing in the development of new agriculture technologies, helping to bring them to market for customers.   The Successful Farming story […]

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Cavallo Ventures Hires Brett Morris as Managing Director
January 13, 2021 | Cavallo Ventures, News, Press Releases

Venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis focuses on technology, innovation SAN FRANCISCO – January 11, 2021 – Cavallo Ventures, the venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis, announced today the addition of Brett Morris, CFA®, as managing director. Morris will be responsible for evaluating and developing technology investment opportunities for the business divisions of Wilbur-Ellis, a leading international […]

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Beta Hatch Closes Series A1 Funding Round for Continued Innovation of Its Insect Feed Technology
May 21, 2020 | Cavallo Ventures, News, Press Releases

Company to Break Ground on Largest Mealworm Facility for Animal Feed in North America CASHMERE, WASH.,May 21, 2020 – Beta Hatch, a company industrializing the production of insects as a sustainable protein for animal feed, today announced the close of their Series A1 funding. Co-led by Cavallo Ventures, Wilbur-Ellis’ venture capital arm, and early-stage venture […]

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Sound Agriculture Announces Adam Litle as Chief Executive Officer
April 24, 2020 | Cavallo Ventures, News, Press Releases

Leadership Expansion Supports Company Evolution in Sustainable Food and Agriculture Solutions EMERYVILLE, Calif. (April 16, 2020) – Sound Agriculture is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Litle as Chief Executive Officer. Adam brings years of experience as a senior executive in the food, ag and biotech space, making him well positioned to support the […]

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