Agriculture investors need to manage the risks of the agriculture industry today, prepare for increasing volatility tomorrow, and also adapt to fundamental changes in the industry in the future, says Marc Sadler.
Richard Vierling recently joined Texas A&M AgriLife Research where he is responsible for the Vernon Research & Extension Center, Texas Foundation Seed Service, and business development for the AgriLife Centers.
Ahead of the Latin America workshop at Rethink Ag & Food Innovation Week next month, we caught up with Yuri Soares to hear more about his work in agtech at IADB.
Simon Kremer recently attended the Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum for agriculture technology, and here offers some thoughts on how IP plays into open ag innovation.
We caught up with Isabelle Decitre, founder of the awards, to find out more about her motivation for launch FFAA and why it's needed in Asia.
Securing funding for food and drink start-ups is more difficult than doing the same job for innovators in other industries, according to Alessio D'Antino, CEO and co-founder of Crowdfooding UK.
FoodBytes! has a big year ahead, so we caught up with Manuel Gonzalez, the event's founder, to find out what he's expecting in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We caught up with Tyson's head of strategy and new ventures Monica McGurk to find out more about the decision to launch Tyson New Ventures earlier this week.
A year in the life of a startup is a long time, so we caught up with Kevin France to find out about the company’s new revenue models, acreage expansion, and hiring since this time last year.
Foundations are not a regular sighting on the investor line-up of individual deals, so AgFunderNews caught up with Drew Fink to find out more.
EAZE is set to account for a large portion of 2016’s funding total for cannabis tech startups after raising $13 million at Series B last month.
We speak to Geoff Kneen, the R&D Licensing and new ventures manager, North America of Bayer's Crop Science division, to hear more about Bayer's strategy of outsourcing agtech investment.
Two key features of the conference this year were a panel discussion about gene editing and the issue of public acceptance and innovating around food waste.