Sarah Nolet shares a few lessons for new agtech entrants from the Society of Precision Agriculture Australia's recent symposium.
There are an increasing number of large food companies seeking to stay on top of new technologies and innovations by engaging with startups, many through food incubators.
There are now over 100 resources globally, from accelerators to incubators, to pitch competitions, all aimed at helping food & ag startups build their businesses, but it can be overwhelming to navigate them all. Here are some tips.
Nolet is an advisor to Australian insect-for-feed startup, GoTerra, and here writes about the challenges and opportunities for GoTerra and others in the space.
Australia’s national body for science and innovation CSIRO is trying to change the country's poor record for collaboration between research and industry with its innovation accelerator ON.
Agworld, a farm management software company out of Western Australia, has been on the agtech scene since 2012 and has 65 million paid acres under management.
Dianna Somerville is on a mission to promote regional and rural agriculture innovation in Australia, and agtech is at the core.
Sprout's agritech accelerator helped startups raise $1.5m in the first cohort, but the program is doing more to differentiate itself than pure funding.
The Australian agricultural industry is enthusiastic about the potential of technologies to improve operations, but its agtech innovation ecosystem is immature.
The conference, organized by the Australian Farm Institute, explored whether digital technologies will enable the third agricultural revolution and bring about the next big productivity gain, and how to catalyze this revolution in Australia.