Corporate venture capital can help agrifood tech startups scale-up and expand to new markets, but can also be difficult to work with, according to entrepreneurs speaking on the sidelines of the Seeds & Chips conference in Milan this week.
The 2018 competition (The TFF Challenge) will close applications on May 4 after which 10 finalist teams will be selected from thousands of entries from around the world to compete for the chance to win up to $25,000 in cash grants and a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the TFF Summit.
We talked to Amanda Weeks of Industrial/Organic about raising her recent round and her future funding plans, how she changes her behavior in front of investors, and her experience as a female founder in the waste industry.
Global animal nutrition player Alltech is a senior figure in Ireland’s agricultural industry and in its 37 years, has made just five acquisitions, all in the last two years.
We talk to CEO of Hain Celestial's new venture capital arm Cultivate Ventures about how and why one of the largest natural and organic food products companies globally launched the initiative.
InPlant Technologies CEO and CTO discuss growing a company in a male-dominated field.
We caught up with Wells Fargo SVP Adam Bergman to discuss the role of financial institutions in the agtech startup ecosystem and how Wells Fargo is supporting it.
In the next in our women in agtech series of interviews with female CEOs and founders working in agtech, AgFunderNews caught up with Solomon to find out more about Saturas and being a female entrepreneur in agtech.
The state of Arkansas is home to Tysons, Walmart, a Nestle plant and a Frito-Lay factory, but much of the food produced in Congressman Rich Crawford (R) of Arkansas’s first district is grown on family farms.
This is the first profile in a special series that spotlights women entrepreneurs in agtech globally and follows on from an earlier feature entitled Where Are All the Women in Agtech?
Arturo Tanus started his job in April 2016 when Chipotle was desperately trying to bring customers back after more than 450 people got sick with food-borne illnesses between August 2015 and February 2016.
We caught up Brad Farmerie to find out how he’s incorporated tech and innovation into his farm-to-table philosophy and why he’s all-in with today’s hottest plant-based burger.
Joško Bobanović, partner at VC Sofinnova Partners, discusses the nuances of investing in industrial biotech, the impact of Brexit, and the challenges some biotech companies face in finding financing.
We caught up with Nierenberg to get a high-level view of the challenges facing the industry today, how technology can play a role, and being a female entrepreneur.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FoodFutureCo is about to graduate its first cohort so we caught up with Shen Tong, founder, to find out more about the program and how it compares to his other program Food-X.