Mike Betts, director of investments for AgFunder, shares his thoughts on the development of the indoor ag industry.
Kevin Zussman is an agtech investor with Cultivian Sandbox, a venture capital firm that invests in food & agriculture technology startups. Here writes about pivoting into food and agriculture from other industries.
The agricultural drones market is flying. A new report from RnR Market Research states that it’ll be worth nearly $3.7 billion by 2022. DroneDeploy also reported that it's its largest commercial sector for DroneDeploy.
Kenneth Zuckerberg, senior research analyst in Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research & Advisory Group, shares his thoughts on the future of the agtech startup market.
We speak to three of the most established ag data companies to find out more about their methods of data collection and how they think their data will set them apart from others.
Dan Meagher, CEO of the company, gives AgFunderNews an update on the company’s progress 7 months after its Series D and a year after pivoting the business to focus on animal nutrition.
Phil Cruver is CEO of Catalina Sea Ranch, the first offshore aquaculture facility in US Federal waters. Here he describes the Ocean Internet of Things project that his company is also working on.
ESEV Genetics is a research & development company focused on cannabis breeding and genetics. Here Noam Chehanovsky, CTO and co-founder of the company, describes the benefit of MAS.
It's been a long road for the ag biologicals market, which has hit some hurdles over the years amid questions around efficacy. Here John Brubaker, CEO of Plant Impact, describes the journey for biostimulants in particular.
Noah Deich, executive director of the Center for Carbon Removal, shares insights heard at COP21 into how agtech can play a role in keeping global temperatures down.
An agtech entrepreneur and former venture capitalist, Matthew B. Crisp recently closed a Series A funding round for Benson Hill Biosystems, and here he shares some of his key takeaways.
Farmland fund manager SLM Partners argues that ecological farming provides an alternative way to produce more with less, through deeply science-based and knowledge-intensive farming systems.
We have collated 10 of the year's most-read stories for you to enjoy over the festive period while we take a short break from publishing news.
Liron Brish, the co-founder and CEO of Farm Dog, a precision agriculture platform, discusses the comments made at an event organized by DEFRA and the Open Data Institute.
Hemendra Mathur, managing director for Indian private equity firm SEAF India Investment Advisors, discusses the growing organic food market in India and where investors can find value.
Mike Betts, director of investments at AgFunder, shares his key takeaways from the event and his thoughts on the growing aquaculture sector.
Tomer Poran and Deepak Jagannathan talk us through why Draper Nexus has decided to invest in agtech, despite the challenges it presents as a sector.
There is an emerging trend building in India for young startup businesses to partner with large, local corporates. Sickle Innovations, a business focused on designing efficient agri equipment for agriculture in India, as entered into one such partnership.
This is the second part of Raghavan Sampathkumar's article on the prospects and challenges of agtech development in India. In part two he discusses realistic scenarios in the country's agriculture sector, and offers recommendations to agtech entrepreneurs.
India's growing class of passionate and young entrepreneurs holds promise for the development of the country's agriculture sector, which supports nearly two-thirds of the population, writes Raghavan Sampathkumar, founder of SMARTAgBiz.