We caught up with Neal Gutterson ahead of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, where he is a keynote speaker, to discuss the strategy behind Dow DuPont's first GE product and the company's digital strategy going forward.
After receiving an international set of applicants, Asian accelerator group SparkLabs Group' Cultiv8 accelerator has chosen its first cohort of nine agtech startups.
Farm management and agronomy software platform Farmers Edge announced today a four-year deal with major global reinsurer PartnerRe, to bring customized insurance products to its users.
Omnivore Partners, which calls itself an "impact venture fund" is solely focused on agtech investments in India, and investors (LPs) in the fund were largely impact-minded funds from Europe, India, and the US, demonstrating the growing link between agriculture and impact investing.
Plastomics is working to shorten the pipeline for developing new seeds with multiple transgenic traits, increasing the speed and lowering the cost of designing new seeds using chloroplast engineering.
We caught up with Nolan Paul ahead of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, to discuss how Driscoll's works with startups and lessons learned while trying to determine the future of strawberry growing.
Andressa Lacerda, cofounder and CCO of Noblegen, a Canadian biotech startup met her cofounder Adam Noble when he was a teenager and she was in her twenties, just seven years ago. Since they have raised nearly $10 million and built their own fermentation facility.
American Robotics CEO Mozer said that the decision to raise a second seed round followed an overwhelming response from growers when the company released a video of its autonomous drone, Scout, in 2017.
Indoor farming software startup Agrilyst has raised an undisclosed strategic round, bringing in new investors with the aim of expanding the scope of its product offering and entering the Chinese market.
Beta Hatch cultivates mealworms for animal feed using patent-pending equipment, a trade-secret process and unique genetic stock, developed by entomologist and founder Virginia Emery.
Within seconds Cainthus imaging technology can identify individual cows by their features, memorize their unique identity and record individual patterns and movements.
Syngenta Ventures has a new managing director in Colin Steen, a Syngenta-veteran with venture experience from the early, early days of venture-backed agtech.
The decision to make the platform open, Climate Corp's CTO Mark Young explains, was not only part of an effort to bring more value to customers, but also to move the digital ag space forward.
Cargill and other unspecified “food industry giants” joined the round, bringing the cultured meat company’s all time fundraising total to $22 million.
Drone-enabled aerial data and safety platform provider PrecisionHawk has raised a $75 million Series D round from a laundry list of major tech and agriculture players.
Almanac Investments has announced the launch of a $30 million fund that will focus on consumer packaged goods (CPG), experiential retail, and agriculture and hospitality technology companies
Miyoko Schinner is founder and CEO of Miyoko's Kitchen, a plant-based food startup specializing in nut and coconut-based cheese and butter alternatives.
KisanHub targets agriculture enterprises, not farmers like most precision ag services, meaning suppliers, processors, and retailers that own some of their own farmland, but also have a network of contract farmers, are the company's customers.
Food waste-to-fertilizer technology startup WISErg has raised a $19.2 million Series C round, bringing the company’s total fundraising to $56.6 million.
Novolyze develops and manufactures microorganisms to improve food safety validation processes for food processors and manufacturers.