The decision to make the platform open, Climate Corp's CTO Mark Young explains, was not only part of an effort to bring more value to customers, but also to move the digital ag space forward.
Cargill and other unspecified “food industry giants” joined the round, bringing the cultured meat company’s all time fundraising total to $22 million.
With its irresistible market size and a growing appetite for healthier food options, a fertile ground for global startups is forming for meat alternatives in China.
Bill Gates invests $40 million in livestock health research through a Scottish non-profit, Kroger wants to challenge Amazon with the help of Alibaba, and more in our weekly brief.
Ramanan interviewed the e-commerce giant in her capacity as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper — a network of teams of young people committed to solving global problems.
Today dairy is our most efficient form of animal protein delivery, but large efficiency improvement opportunities remain and dairy tech can help.
Drone-enabled aerial data and safety platform provider PrecisionHawk has raised a $75 million Series D round from a laundry list of major tech and agriculture players.
Almanac Investments has announced the launch of a $30 million fund that will focus on consumer packaged goods (CPG), experiential retail, and agriculture and hospitality technology companies
Miyoko Schinner is founder and CEO of Miyoko's Kitchen, a plant-based food startup specializing in nut and coconut-based cheese and butter alternatives.
KisanHub targets agriculture enterprises, not farmers like most precision ag services, meaning suppliers, processors, and retailers that own some of their own farmland, but also have a network of contract farmers, are the company's customers.
Britain’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is committing £5m ($6.9m) to fund the country’s farm sector PhD students in an effort to overhaul the UK industry’s “fragmented” innovation and skills pipeline.
Indoor farm Plenty makes plans in China while startups merge and launch new products in this week's brief.
Food waste-to-fertilizer technology startup WISErg has raised a $19.2 million Series C round, bringing the company’s total fundraising to $56.6 million.
Novolyze develops and manufactures microorganisms to improve food safety validation processes for food processors and manufacturers.
The Hatch accelerator will start its first cohort this spring and CEO Carsten Krome says the effort is a response to the holes he has seen in the current ecosystem for aquaculture technology startups.
Israeli foodtech incubator The Kitchen has made two new investments in food safety device Inspecto and sugar reduction technology Better Juice, both of which are responding to pressing consumers demands.
Agriculture Coops can be a place to adapt and disperse technology innovation. Unfortunately, in most cases, adoption has been slow due to a lack of a technology embedded in coop culture.
According to the US Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity agtech innovations are a key means to better business and improved life for rural Americans.
Biotech and predictive analytics startups dominate the Salinas, CA-based THRIVE AgTech's Top 50 list of agtech companies shaping the future of agriculture for 2018.
President Trump and the Supreme Court weigh in on agriculture issues while startups launch new products in this week's brief.