The ag tech landscape has evolved significantly in recent years. As the sector expands and continues to gain momentum as a critical industry for a sustainable future, the Agri Investment Forum has transformed into the AGRI Tech Venture Forum.
"We have realized that some companies have gone down the wrong path by adopting the approach of inventing the problem. They find a technology that's exciting and try to force-fit that technology for a problem that they don't have, Suresh Sundararajan tells AgFunderNews.
Ripe.io creates what it calls a "digital bridge" between farmers, distributors, processors, traders, restaurants, grocers, and consumers to record and share data on aspects of food's journey from farm to fork.
Blockchain alone doesn't make growers more money, but it does provide the technology infrastructure for things like digitization, automation, and tracking, all of which drive farmers' bottom lines in modern agriculture, writes Remi Schmaltz.
The Mekong AgriTech Challenge (MATCh), the Mekong region's first AgTech pitch competition and market access boot camp, launched for the first time last week.
We caught up with Emma Weston, cofounder and CEO of AgriDigital, on the sidelines of the recent World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit to discuss how she sells blockchain technology to different rungs in the supply chain with various levels of fluency, and where new traceability technologies should ultimately be headed.
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Blue Apron and Chipotle are getting new CEOs after a tumultuous year for both companies, plus more in our weekly news brief.
South Texas farmers are reportedly racing to harvest crops before the imminent arrival of Hurricane Harvey on Texas’s gulf coast, Amazon is lowering Whole Foods prices, and more.
Agrilyst and Motorleaf have partnered up to facilitate increased automation for indoor, hydroponic growers plus new acquisitions and hiring.
The Northern Irish startup raised the funding from former UK Entrepreneur of the Year.
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.