When Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition’s parent Church & Dwight came calling here, it found Agro Biosciences, a four-year-old maker of natural feed additives that the New Jersey conglomerate determined could be worth as much as $100 million.

Such a big number begs the question: What were the keys to Agro’s success?

Like many top-notch ventures, Agro created a viable product through innovative technology, found a path to market and had a competent and experienced management team that was able to execute a well thought out business plan. It helped that Agro’s founders were serial entrepreneurs with many years in the industry. Read the full story here.