George Freeman, an advisor to Prime Minister of the UK, said that Britain’s imminent exit from the European Union presents an opportunity for Britain to become a powerhouse of global technical innovation, particularly in agriculture.
Santiago Tenorio from Cascade Global, a multi-family office based investing in agtech, writes about the financial return potential of the space.
Remi Schmaltz, CEO of Decisive Farming, writes about the role software tools will play in enabling transparency in the food chain.
John Kim, managing partner of Amasia, a multi-family office and cross-border venture capital firm based in Singapore, tells us how he got into agritech investing and his different approach to sourcing investments.
Smallholder farmers have limited cash flow to be able to purchase new agtech, so SunCulture, and other agtech startups operating in the African region, have had to get creative in how they sell their wares.
We caught up with Christian Witt from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ahead of his speaking slot at the Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum in the UK.
Nicola Kerslake from Newbean Capital and Indoor Ag-Con offers some predictions for the indoor agriculture industry in 2017.
We caught up with Ping Chew, head of Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory for Asia at Rabobank, to get his thoughts on the growing food startup scene in China.
Wade Barnes writes about the role precision ag technologies can play in offsetting carbon emissions and participating in the carbon market in Canada.
Kate Burke, founder of Think Agri, a consultancy firm based in Melbourne, Australia, is on a mission to fill the education gap between investors and agribusinesses.
We are very proud of the coverage we've given the food and agriculture technology market over the year, but there are always, of course, stories in other publications that we wish we'd written!
It's been a busy year for AgFunder as our member and subscriber base grew to over 25,000 and we posted nearly 500 articles on AgFunderNews. Here's a look at the year's 10 most read stories:
Emily Byrd from Good Food Institute highlights the four areas of cellular ag that need investment before products using the process can be commercialized.
Is more venture capital investment on your wish list? Or are you hoping to see more robotics startups or employable talent in the space? We spoke to a range of industry insiders to find out what they're dreaming of for 2017.
Nathan Dorn shares his key takeaways from RoboUniverse in San Diego earlier this month and general views on the advent of farm robotics.
Venture capitalists are predicting that alternative proteins will replace virtual reality as 2017's new hype. But how will this space play out? We speak to GFI's Bruce Friedrich to try and find out.
Here the team from Bits x Bites, China's first accelerator VC to invest in early-stage food tech startups, gives us a snapshot of the China food tech startup scene.
Feeling reflective as we approach the holiday season and the end of 2016? In this week’s podcast, we talk to two food and agtech experts about the trends they’ve noticed in ag and foodtech in 2016.
Japan's indoor agriculture industry is more developed than in the US and Europe. Here Pieter De Smedt offers his key takeaways from an event bringing the industry from both sides of the world together.
There is a slowly growing ecosystem of agriculture technology startups across South America, but innovation will also come from abroad, according to a new report.