A bumper week of fundings includes startups offering satellite imagery analysis, drones-as-a-software, milk products, wine e-commerce and more.
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The accelerator, which is based in New York, selected eight startups from over 500 applications to take part in its 14-week program.
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.
A busy week of fundings saw $89m raised by startups offering technologies from farm-to-fork.
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.
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.
AgriMetis, the crop protection spin-off from healthcare innovation firm Acidophil, has raised $23.5 million in Series B funding in an oversubscribed round led by Anterra Capital.
Organic chicken production company Shenandoah Valley Organic has raised $3.7 million in growth funding in a round led by food and ag investor S2G Ventures with other investors.
A bumper week of fundings as we catch up from the holidays offer a diverse look at the types of startups innovating in the food and ag space today.
Emerging market farm-to-consumer platforms joined a biotech company producing hypoallergenic peanuts, a precision ag startup, a an online seed retailer, and a large European meal kit delivery service.
Fairfax Financial, the investment company of Prem Watsa, has invested in Canadian digital precision agriculture company Farmers Edge, injecting new capital into the company as well as buying stock from existing investors.
The UK-based startup raised the funding from local angel investors but is planning to expand overseas after conquering the UK.
Here the team from Bits x Bites, China's first accelerator VC to invest in early-stage food tech startups, gives us a snapshot of the China food tech startup scene.
The recent backing of Irish AI startup Nuritas by rock band U2 got us to thinking which other food and agtech startups have raised funding from celebrities. Here's a list of 39 we found.
A busy week of fundings as the year draws to a close includes food safety technology, insect farming, food waste technology, Indian supply chain technology and more.
The funding comes hot on the heels of AgriProtein, the South African black soldier fly farming company, which raised $17.5 million last month.
Apeel Sciences, a biotech startup targeting food waste, raised $33 million in Series B funding in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz and DBL Investors.
This funding marks Commercial Drone Fund’s fourth investment, but its first foray into ag-focused drone technologies.