Alltech and its accelerator partner Dogpatch Labs discovered that many startups were not looking for equity investment, according to Alltech CIO Aidan Connolly.
Investment in seafood and aquaculture technology increased 271% compared to the $52 million raised across both 2014 and 2015, but there is still a huge need for technology to bring efficiency and sustainability to the industry.
Farm management software startups dominate this week's funding brief, while an alternative dairy and cannabis investment company also raised funding.
FarmDrive is using big data to create credit scores for smallholders farmers, enabling local banks to lend to them.
We caught up with Isabelle Decitre, founder of the awards, to find out more about her motivation for launch FFAA and why it's needed in Asia.
The year's first exit came from Observant, an early agtech pioneer in the precision water management space. Jain Irrigation acquired the Australian company.
Equity investing in just one way TechAccel, a venture development organization, works to accelerate innovation in agriculture.
TerrAvion takes hundreds of low-altitude flights to capture bird’s-eye views of farms and raised funding from Silicon Valley venture capital firms.
An impressive line-up of speakers from Congress, food and agriculture policy and research, and farming spoke on a panel at Food Tank's summit in Washington DC last week about what to expect from the next farm bill.
The Yield Lab has made three new investments of $100k each in agritech startups joining its 2017 cohort in St Louis.
Agtech funding in 2016 was a tale of two halves as the number of deals closed increased 10% to 580 due to an uptick in seed stage activity, while investment dollars fell 30% to $3.2bn.
FoodBytes! has a big year ahead, so we caught up with Manuel Gonzalez, the event's founder, to find out what he's expecting in 2017.
Catalina Sea Ranch, the first offshore shellfish ranch in US federal waters, has raised funding for its mussel farm off the coast of Southern California, and for research into growing environmentally-beneficial giant kelp.
George Freeman, an advisor to Prime Minister of the UK, said that Britain’s imminent exit from the European Union presents an opportunity for Britain to become a powerhouse of global technical innovation, particularly in agriculture.
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John Kim, managing partner of Amasia, a multi-family office and cross-border venture capital firm based in Singapore, tells us how he got into agritech investing and his different approach to sourcing investments.
Kuli Kuli is the leading manufacturer and distributor of moringa-based products in the US.
The South African media group led the round for data analytics and record-keeping tool FarmLogs, joined by existing investors.
Consumers, educated about food waste but told their waste was going to be composed wasted just as much food as those who were uneducated about the perils of waste.
Smallholder farmers have limited cash flow to be able to purchase new agtech, so SunCulture, and other agtech startups operating in the African region, have had to get creative in how they sell their wares.