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It's just a no brainer," says Mohammed Oufattole, vice president of research and development [at Benson Hill]. Nowhere else - not Silicon Valley, not New York, not Austin or any tech hotspot - had the combination of talent and technical infrastructure for agriculture technology he says.

"Every agtech startup - particularly one focused on the biology, not just the technology - needs three things: talent, infrastructure, and capital. At the time we founded Benson Hill and were getting it off the ground, St. Louis was the only geography that supplied all of these ingredients," Matt Crisp, the CEO of Benson Hill, told  AgFunder News.

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