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.
On World Food Day, AgFunderNews caught up with Andre Laperriere, the executive director of the GODAN secretariat, to find out how the initiative hopes to use open data to reduce hunger worldwide.
IntelinAir, the aerial imagery analysis company for the agriculture industry, yesterday announced the addition of two board members and some agronomy and robotics experts to its advisory committee.
The idea for this week's podcast came from Sanjeev Krishnan, founding partner at S2G Ventures, the Chicago-based food and agtech venture capital firm.
Ahead of a speaking slot at CropWorld in Amsterdam next month, the founder of Agri-Tech East discusses open innovation in agriculture and the trends around it.
Last week, greenhouse operator BrightFarms announced it raised $30 million in Series C funding, the largest US-based controlled environment agriculture investment round on record. But how did it get there?
Ahead of a speaking slot at the World Agri-Tech Investment Summit in London in November, we caught up with Dr. Thomas Engel, manager of John Deere's Technology Innovation Strategy in Europe
Ahead of speaking at NYC AgTech Week, Agrilyst CEO Allison Kopf talks to us about funding options for indoor ag startups and New York's indoor ag scene.