The majority of agrifood tech investors are generalist tech investors but there is also a growing number of dedicated funds focused on foodtech and agtech. Here's a list of the top 10 in 2018.
Europe's agrifood tech ecosystem raised just 9% of the funding that went to foodtech and agtech startups globally in 2018. But deal activity increased 23% as agrifood tech startups in the region closed a similar number of deals as in the US.
The startup has an SaaS platform that provides users with forward-looking views of commodity markets that they can translate into actionable business decisions.
Here are five takeaways about how “alternative” food ideas, technologies and actors are shifting the mainstream as we know it, from the F&A Next conference in The Netherlands last week.
Silo , a marketplace for perishable food producers and distributors, has raised $3 million in seed funding led Initialized Capital, the fund founded by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan.
The indoor ag software developer has also added former Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan to its Board of Directors.
Although there are a number of farm robotics startups, they lack the scale necessary to make a meaningful impact, according to Robert Saik, CEO of DOT Farm Solutions retail strategies.
Mastitis is one of dairy farmers’ biggest challenges and a flood of new technologies claim to offer more accurate, real-time test results on the farm.
Every accelerator participant will receive a convertible note of €100k for participating in the program, and Rockstart can invest up-to €2 million in those it supports into later stage alongside investor partners.
We spoke with cannabis cultivation company co-owner Hanna Brand about her experience in the fledgling industry where young people are writing the rules
“What is foodtech? Isn’t that delivery? Delivery is so done!”
Nadia El Hadery remembers people saying back in 2015 when she held the first-ever London Food Tech Week.
A glitzy red carpet’s worth of celebrity investors contributed to Impossible Foods' latest round as well as Singapore state fund Temasek as the company plans to scale in a big way.
Red Sea Farms, a Saudi Arabian startup developing saltwater-tolerant crops and saltwater-based greenhouses in the Middle East, has secured $1.9 million in funding.
The startup raised funding to build a 2,000 square meter saltwater greenhouse in Saudi Arabia comes from the country’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Innovation Fund and the Research Products Development Company (RPDC).
A lot has changed in agribusiness since Erik Fyrwald took the helm of Syngenta in 2016.
Aleph Farms claimed in December 2018 that it was the first company to demonstrate that it can grow steak directly from bovine cells without harming the cow.
Despite their ingenuity and a commendable focus on sustainability and food loss, entrepreneurs are missing a huge opportunity by not prioritizing nutrition, writes Amy Beaudreault.
Colicchio is slated to appear at the Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit in New York next month so we caught up with him to discuss indoor farming, alternative protein, and restaurant tech.
Rob Leclerc, Founding Partner at AgFunder, will be participating in the online conference Virtual Summit on AgTech next week alongside alternative meat leaders such as Ethan Brown from Beyond Meat.
Before applications close on Sunday May 12, TERRA alum ReGrained shares insights about the benefits of working with corporates on scaling the business.
Alternative dairy products are leading the way while mainstream restaurants start to add plant-based burgers to their menus.
Plant-based protein alternative companies have attracted $16 billion in investment during the last 10 years, including venture capital funding and acquisitions.