AgBiome has received another grant from the Gates Foundation while a European accelerator plans to spend $1.26m on agri-food startups and Alphabet is planning to use drones to deliver food.
Food companies are launching venture capital funds and other startup investing initiatives to stay relevant and avoid being left behind as innovative food products and services steal market share.
Comet Labs and Orange Silicon Valley recently partnered on a report entitled: Bringing Digital Intelligence to Indoor Farming -- urban agriculture in the age of AI. Here are their key learnings.
Startup resources continue to grow with a new accelerator and two competitions launching last week.
According to a range of universities, agriculture -- ag technology in particular -- is becoming one of the biggest components of STEM-focused departments and disciplines.
In honor of Thanksgiving, we use the iconic turkey dinner and customary side dishes to see just how technology is disrupting our food supply chain.
A Canadian company is finding a new use for the perfectly edible and equally nutritious produce seconds that often get thrown away: feeding fido.
Weather data company Pessl Instruments is collaborating with Huawei on releasing new products in 2017. Find out more and how Phytech is being deployed in Australia in this week's Ag Industry Brief.
A collaboration between AgFunder and ReFed, this article aims to highlight some of the technologies working towards reducing food waste globally that are not always associated with the problem.
It was a busy week for the agriculture sector including anti-Trump CEOs, cannabis legalization, organic farmland increases and GMO bans.
Sperm sexing technology, hi-tech glasses for drones, and an aerial imagery company working with John Deere make up a very diverse and exciting Ag Industry Brief this week!
FreshDirect's new app will also sell the wares of other food e-commerce startups such as Splendid Spoon and Hungry Root. Mad Agriculture won the Judges' Choice Award at FoodBytes! this year alongside another two winners.
There are now 89 resources for food and agtech startups. Some we missed the first time around and some of them have launched since the first report was published.
Sixty-seven percent of the large institutional investors invested in agriculture in Prequin's database said they were interested in investing in agtech.
Agribusinesses are at risk of being left behind if they don’t make technology investment a core part of their strategy, according to a new report from BCG Consulting and AgFunder.
To celebrate World Food Day, we’ve put together a collection of stories from the AgFunderNews archives to shed light on some of the technologies that are addressing food security from several perspectives.
The next agricultural revolution is upon us. Entrepreneurs from a wide range of disciplines are innovating at a pace never seen before in the industry. But who's funding this innovation?
Agriculture technology has emerged as a new destination for investors, but it still lacks definition. Here are five ways to think about it.
American Farm Bureau Insurance Services and Granular have partnered to simplify crop insurance for their clients, and Proagrica will offer clients on its global ag analytics platform access to Iteris ag information services.
A 40-strong investor coalition including Swedish state pension funds is putting pressure on the world's largest food companies to diversify their protein offerings into more plant-based alternatives.