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.
The year's first exit came from Observant, an early agtech pioneer in the precision water management space. Jain Irrigation acquired the Australian company.
TerrAvion takes hundreds of low-altitude flights to capture bird’s-eye views of farms and raised funding from Silicon Valley venture capital firms.
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.
Insect farming, Big Data technology, soil health products, and a Crowdfund a cow platform are just a few of this week's agtech fundings.
A bumper week of fundings includes startups offering satellite imagery analysis, drones-as-a-software, milk products, wine e-commerce and more.
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.
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.
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.
This funding marks Commercial Drone Fund’s fourth investment, but its first foray into ag-focused drone technologies.
This week's fundings range from a robot weeder manufacturer to an indoor ag company using shipping containers to a company producing smart plant pots.
This values the company at $117 million making AgriProtein not only one of the best-funded insect farming businesses globally with around $30 million raised to-date but the most valuable, according to its founders.
Catch up on a diversified week of fundings in the food and agtech market as things start to heat up as we approach the end of the year.
French startup Algama raised a $3.76 million venture round led by Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing’s venture arm Horizons Ventures as algae continues to make new waves with diversified uses.
A busy week of fundings includes startups from the biologicals, cannabis, poultry, livestock monitoring, and food delivery sectors.
Decisive Farming recently raised $6 million in Series A funding and focuses on one key area to keep the competition at bay.
A varied week of agtech fundings includes a food waste-to-biofertilizer company, a leading global private equity firm, an Irish startup using artificial intelligence to find healthy peptides, a precision ag software startup, and more.