Category Archives: Investment News

Q&A: Blockchain Traceability Startup CEO On Selling Blockchain to the Food System

We caught up with Emma Weston, cofounder and CEO of AgriDigital, on the sidelines of the recent World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit to discuss how she sells blockchain technology to different rungs in the supply chain with various levels of fluency, and where new traceability technologies should ultimately be headed.

Ag Industry Brief: Drones and Ag Inputs See M&A, Indoor Growers Form Safety Working Group, Corporate VC Staff Shift, more

One agrifood tech VC vet heads from Monsanto Growth Ventures to Temasek while indoor growers get together to develop industry safety standards, plus agtech M&A in this week's brief.

BREAKING: The $100m Bayer, Ginkgo Bioworks Joint Venture Has a Name, a CEO, and a Plan

Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks announced the partnership in September 2017. The partners jointly invested $100 million in the venture, making the deal the second largest deal from an Ag Biotechnology startup in 2017, according to the AgFunder data.