A representative and non-exhaustive selection of these companies have been visualized in this African Agtech Market Map, into nine categories by AgFunder and The Seed Project.
Plastomics is working to shorten the pipeline for developing new seeds with multiple transgenic traits, increasing the speed and lowering the cost of designing new seeds using chloroplast engineering.
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.
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.
Inocucor manufactures biological stimulants for agriculture using a patented fermentation process to combine multi-strains of bacteria and yeasts into soil and plant optimizers. It has two products on the market today that aim to enhance the growth of crops.
Twenty Seventeen has been quite the year for the agrifood technology startup scene, with some of the largest-ever funding announcements on record. And we've been pretty busy at AgFunderNews too, nearly doubling our member and subscriber base to 55,000 and posting over 450 original articles.
It was an exciting year in farm technology, to say the least, with several exits and record deals set and then overtaken by even larger deals just weeks or months later. Check out the standout deals of 2017.
The Irish company will launch the first food ingredient discovered using artificial intelligence next year.
We caught up with Mosher to find out what it's like for a woman in the cannabis industry and how this female CEO handles raising funding for a family business.
The new funding will go toward building out the company’s “Bioworks3” production facility and branching out into more industries beyond the company’s mainstays of agriculture and pharmaceuticals.
A few possible solutions to this "nasty" disease have emerged, but no cure even after $400 million in investment form the USDA.
Indigo's business model, which it is deploying funds to build out across the US, Argentina, and Australia, is as much a part of its offering as its business model, according to agtech insiders.
This round was led by OS Fund, which, according to its website, “finances and supports inventors and scientists who are working on audacious breakthroughs to solve the greatest issues and opportunities facing humanity today.”
Ag biotech is a central focus of agrifood tech investing; here Brett Morris from TechAccel says out the firm's market map of the category.
Though historical Israeli agritech strengths are in irrigation and water management, and livestock and poultry, smart farming has developed three times faster than other sectors, with 29 new companies forming in the last five years.
The city has companies from all over the globe relocating to take advantage of the wealth of resources at hand, but it also suffers from an exodus of companies that reach a certain point. What makes St. Louis a serious contender for the leading agtech ecosystem?
TIPA, which has won awards for its packaging, compares its product to orange peel: in comparison to regular plastic that will last for hundreds of years, it will decompose within just 180 days in compost conditions.
Fishkill Farms is a 270-acre farm in Duchess County, New York, producing a variety of fruits and vegetables and pastured eggs.