Twenty food and agriculture startups have been selected from a total of over 150 applications to pitch at the first ever FoodBytes! London.
We caught up with three foodtech startups at the United Fresh Show to find out how produce distributors, packers, and shippers are adopting new technology.
California-based remote sensing startup Ceres Imaging has raised $25 million in Series B financing from one existing and one new investor, taking the company’s total investment to $35 million.
Finless is focused on culturing higher-end species of fish like salmon and bluefin tuna and expects to be able to sell their product below market price of $100-$200 per pound for bluefin by the end of 2019.
The proclaimed dominance of technology over biology by this category of entrepreneurs has left some food safety experts concerned that consumers could be getting the wrong idea and startups may be drinking their own kool-aid.
European AgriFood Startups stop what you're doing and pay attention! FoodBytes! is coming to London and you can apply to pitch in front of an audience of key industry executives now.
From a total 310 applications, of which they evaluated 188, startups from 10 different countries operating across the food chain were selected to join the program next month.
There is a groundswell of startups and technologies emerging to help smallholders increase efficiencies and hopefully move many from subsistence farming to farming for profit.
Blockchain alone doesn't make growers more money, but it does provide the technology infrastructure for things like digitization, automation, and tracking, all of which drive farmers' bottom lines in modern agriculture, writes Remi Schmaltz.
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Maersk, the biggest food transporter in the world, is currently accepting applications from agrifood tech startups to take part in an equity-free startup support program called FoodTrack.
Farmers Edge had alleged that Farmobile co-founders Jason Tatge, Heath Gerlock and Randy Nuss, had misappropriated purportedly proprietary information in the development of farm data-collection and standardization technologies.
We caught up with farmland investor Shonda Warner to find out where frustrations with agtech startups start for farmers, and what low commodities prices mean for tech startups.
We caught up with JUST's director of emerging markets to get into the gritty details of how the company created a profitable product that costs just seven cents per serving.
Flying drones BVLOS will enable agricultural operations to capture all of their fields in one go, increasing the efficiency of the technology, according to Thomas Haun, VP Agriculture Solutions at PrecisionHawk.
The 2018 competition (The TFF Challenge) will close applications on May 4 after which 10 finalist teams will be selected from thousands of entries from around the world to compete for the chance to win up to $25,000 in cash grants and a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the TFF Summit.
Monsanto Growth Ventures, the venture arm of Monsanto, has lost all of its dedicated staff after former managing director John Hamer, former investment director Kiersten Stead and former principal Ryan Rakestraw all left within a month of each other.
The Grower Information Services Cooperative (GiSC) and Mainstreet Data are teaming up with IBM to offer a suite of digital services for GiSC members.
So far in 2018, at least five startups using cellular agriculture, the science behind cultured meat that can be used to manufacture many animal products in a lab setting, have raised funds as this fledgling industry diversifies and grows.
A rising chorus of investors and stakeholders, along with some farmers, are beginning to spread the message that the health of the soil is just as important as the health of the plants growing in it.