Category: FoodTech

2020 predictions from agri-foodtech’s leading VCs

What a decade it’s been for the advancement of the food and agriculture industries! It was a decade spent catching up with other industries in the technological revolution. What’s in store for 2020? Five of the industry’s leading investors tell AFN.

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Meet AgFunder’s venture partner Tom Shields

Tom Shields is a venture partner at AgFunder and works with the deal team on sourcing and leading investments. A serial entrepreneur, he has co-founded two highly successful companies, NetGravity (IPO 1998) and Yieldex (acquired by AppNexus/AT&T in 2015).

Best of 2019: AFN’s top 5 guest articles

To make the most of the expertise in our network and provide as much value as possible to our readers, we are super proud to share the insights of our expert network.

What the fork? I tasted the menu of the future in Singapore

Agri-food tech events all too often fall victim to an extremely irritating shortcoming — the food served is bland and unimaginative. Thankfully, that stodgy fate did not await delegates at this year’s Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week in Singapore.