In the last year at least three agrifood tech startups have listed on the ASX, suggesting that this may be the start of a funding trend.
Agtech entrepreneurs may not have the sharpest, most polished pitches, but you can be sure that they're not over-hyping their businesses, according to Frank Meehan, cofounder and partner of SparkLabs Global Ventures and Asia's leading startup accelerator program.
J. Matthew Pryor recently attended the AusAg & Foodtech Summit in Adelaide, Australia, and here shares his key takeaways.
Sarah Nolet shares a few lessons for new agtech entrants from the Society of Precision Agriculture Australia's recent symposium.
SproutX, the first agritech accelerator in Australia, has accepted 11 startups into its first cohort
Founded as a joint venture between Discovery Ag, an ag data startup founded by Australian ag retailer Delay Agribusiness, and National Narrowband Network Co (NNNCo), Connected Garden has started to roll out a rural internet of things.
Today, Agrihive, a collaborative organization that launched during the worst drought in Australian history, has launched Farmecco, a fintech platform for farmers aimed at improving their financial literacy.
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Kate Burke, founder of Think Agri, a consultancy firm based in Melbourne, Australia, is on a mission to fill the education gap between investors and agribusinesses.
Sam Trethewey is general manager of SproutX, Australia’s first agtech accelerator program which recently completed its first pre-accelerator cohort.
As with all startups competitions, the pitches at FoodBytes varied in quality, so here three of the judges -- Saran Nolet, Sam Trethewey, and Michael Dean, offer 5 pieces of advice to startups to help them perfect their pitch.
Australia’s national body for science and innovation CSIRO is trying to change the country's poor record for collaboration between research and industry with its innovation accelerator ON.
Agworld, a farm management software company out of Western Australia, has been on the agtech scene since 2012 and has 65 million paid acres under management.
Emma Weston, CEO of Full Profile, and Sarah Nolet, founder of AgThentic, explain how blockchain is being used in agriculture, and the challenges ahead for this segment of the industry.
Dianna Somerville is on a mission to promote regional and rural agriculture innovation in Australia, and agtech is at the core.
Agri-food technology innovation has begun to emerge as a hot topic in Australia, but if it wants to truly break through, the conversation needs to shift.
The Australian agricultural industry is enthusiastic about the potential of technologies to improve operations, but its agtech innovation ecosystem is immature.
The conference, organized by the Australian Farm Institute, explored whether digital technologies will enable the third agricultural revolution and bring about the next big productivity gain, and how to catalyze this revolution in Australia.
Local pension funds are starting to show interest in the country's agriculture sector again, according to QIC.
The Yield raised the funding from Bosch's Netherland subsidiary as the tech group looks to the broad agriculture sector for growth.