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.
Nicola Kerslake from Newbean Capital and Indoor Ag-Con offers some predictions for the indoor agriculture industry in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Andrew Vickery, head of rural services at UK accountancy firm Old Mill, argues that UK farmers should take advantage of the next few profitable years to plan for the future including investing in new technologies.
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.
In his third of a three-part series on open innovation, Byrum gives three pieces of advice for agribusinesses considering using open innovation to keep up with their peers and not get left behind.
Janette Baynard, founder of the Poultry Exchange, asks why the animal protein sector has not attracted the attention of more entrepreneurs and startups.
Daryl Thomas writes about his experiences working on the mergers which became Syngenta, and how smaller ag players will play a role in the industry after the next round of consolidation.
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.
With most agribusinesses continuing to invest in R&D internally, open innovation can be an effective way to access external know-how. Here are some top tips to making it work from Syngenta's Joseph Byrum.
For the first time ever at a Kauffman Fellows event, a plenary panel was held to discuss the state of agtech innovation and investment.