There’s no better place to cultivate an agbioscience ecosystem than America’s heartland in Indiana, especially as the region already presents the perfect convergence of agriculture, biology, and science/tech.
Every family is unique – but some families are more unique than others. This is certainly true for the Van der Lely family who started their dairy technology business as a ‘studio for invention’ in 1948. Lely has recently launched a startup challenge called Feed the Future.
Applications for the evokeAG 2020 Startup Program in Australia are open and the team has called on three of Australia's leading innovators and champions for entrepreneurship to discuss what makes a stellar pitch.
Like most corporates the size of GrainCorp and many of the world's agribusinesses, the company is not positioned or organized in a way that makes it possible to survey the startup scene as often as necessary. Step in TERRA, the accelerator from RocketSpace and Rabobank.
Applications are now open for innovators to apply to Indigo's Terraton Challenge for the chance of winning $20k in grant funding and up to $3m in Indigo contracts, as well as participation in a virtual incubation program, and trials with Indigo's farmer partners.
The future of row crop production is exciting and compelling, and as innovators and investors discuss the “possible,” an important question lingers: how – and how fast - will the farmers evolve their practices and business models to be successful as tomorrow’s farm leaders?
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.
For the F&A Next conference at Wageningen University next month, Anterra has selected seven food tech companies to pitch their novel technologies including logistics, gut microbiome testing, flavor analysis, novel milk proteins, and plant-based health products.
TERRA, a non-equity-based accelerator program, is unique in its approach to acceleration by focusing on startups that are ready to scale their businesses, as opposed to those at the proof of concept stage refining their pitches for seed funding.
Matt Crisp is cofounder and CEO of Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop genomics platform using computational biology and gene editing. Here he writes about the startup's evolution and transition to now serving a broad range of clients across the food system.