Category: Opinion

women in agrifood tech

What Do Women in AgriFood Tech Wish for in 2019?

Broadly they're hoping for more collaboration, better tech solutions built with farmers, increased understanding of food's role in climate change mitigation, more realism in funding, and greater diversity.

Agtech is Useless if We Cannot Engage Farmers

The question of how farmers and the agtech community of entrepreneurs, investors, and accelerators can work together to build great products is much harder to answer, write Connie Bowen and Sarah Nolet.

Best of 2018: AgFunder’s Top 3 Guest Articles

We want to make the most of the expertise in our network and are grateful that some of these members contribute guest articles to share their insights with our readers. Here's the top 3 from 2018.
olam

Why Olam is Deploying Tech First, Then Thinking About CVC

"We have realized that some companies have gone down the wrong path by adopting the approach of inventing the problem. They find a technology that's exciting and try to force-fit that technology for a problem that they don't have, Suresh Sundararajan tells AgFunderNews.
bayer growth ventures

Bayer Growth Ventures: What We Don’t Know Yet

Venture capital at Bayer Crop Science, which has until now focused mainly on investing in external funds, is just beginning to firm up with the creation of Bayer Growth Ventures (BGV). But there are still a lot of unknowns.