Pontifax raises $51.7m

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Pontifax has raised $51.7 million to date for its Pontifax Global Food & Agriculture Technology Fund, per a SEC filing. The Herzelia-headquartered firm has set a $150 million target and began fundraising in 2016. The SEC filing did not disclose whether the capital raise constituted a final or interim close.

Investors that committed to Pontifax Global Food & Agriculture Technology Fund include Cebile Capital.

The fund will target venture capital opportunities in food & agriculture sectors in the United States.