Edible Manhattan and VaynerLive hosted the first ever Food Loves Tech Expo in New York last month to showcase technologies aiming to disrupt our food chain.
Prospera, a startup using computer vision, data science, and machine learning to monitor and analyze crops, has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round led by a leading Israeli VC.
AgFunderNews caught up with the CEO of Indigo Agriculture, to find out more about the company's blockbuster round of funding and future plans.
The Verizon AgTech product aims to improve the connectivity of sensors and other data-capturing devices on the farm, but will only function with certified hardware providers.
A busy week of ag industry updates sees partnerships formed, mergers accepted and rejected, teams expanded, and startups progressing to the next stage.
Cultivation Capital Leads $1.2m Round in Data Analytics Startup S4, New Wave Foods Closes Seed Round for Seafood Alternative, and Innit Raises $18m for Connected Food Platform in this week's Fundings-in-Brief.
Indigo has raised $100 million in Series C funding as it launches its first commercial product, a microbial seed coating promoting water efficiency in cotton.
“There was a period when the software was as important as the need to have incredible logistics,” says Benzi Ronen, CEO of Farmigo, which last week shocked the market by closing down its food delivery service.
New Wave Foods CEO is confident about the potential for her shrimp alternative to sustainably disrupt the conventional shrimp market at affordable prices.
Motorleaf has built a smart and automated indoor farming operating system, consisting of hardware devices and software analytics, for cannabis and produce growers.
Orange Silicon Valley (OSV), the Bay Area innovation division of French telecommunications company Orange, has released a new report focused on agritech
H-FARM, an Italy-based innovation hub, and IT giant Cisco are taking advantage of this trend by launching a new food tech accelerator.
The Yield Lab Galway will invest €100k into eight to 12 startups over the next two years,
California ag biotech company Ceres is facing a shareholder lawsuit challenging the company’s recent sale to major dairy cooperative Land O’Lakes for $17.6 million.
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has invested in UK startup Hectare Agritech, which is the manager of two agriculture trading platforms: SellMyLivestock, and Graindex.
Dairy-free milk maker Ripple Foods raised its Series B funding round from a who's who in venture capital, while a microbiome testing company Trace Genomics raised $4m.
Labor supply is not just decreasing as workers, but it’s becoming more expensive, putting some fruit and vegetable farmers under pressure to find alternative solutions, speakers told the Forbes AgTech Summit today.
The Mixing Bowl convened in Mountain View, California, this week to discuss how IT innovation is transforming the food and agriculture industry, and some new questions were posed to the industry.
Farmigo, the farm-to-consumer food delivery platform, has announced that it's closing down operations after five years.
Supreme Pharmaceuticals, a listed Canadian company producing medical cannabis in a hybrid greenhouse, has raised $3.6 million in a private placement.