At the closing investor discussion at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco on March 21, three agrifood investors concluded that though the exits of 2017 were good to see, they weren’t necessarily as replicable as many may hope.
The AgFunder Team receives many meeting requests from large and medium Corporates and so we're taking this opportunity to host office hours at our office here in downtown San Francisco
Land O'Lakes, the major US dairy cooperative, is calling on innovators from the tech industry to enter the Land O'Lakes Prize.
Two key features of the conference this year were a panel discussion about gene editing and the issue of public acceptance and innovating around food waste.
Dale Meyerrose, the retired US Air Force Major General, is asking an important question: what about cybersecurity in agriculture?
Indoor agriculture is one of agtech's smallest subsectors by venture capital funding, but has had some of the market's biggest deals to-date. What does this say about access to funding?
For the eighth round of this annual event, 20 companies will present across multiple technology categories while panel discussions will focus on food waste, gene-editing technology and a keynote from farmers.
Rabobank is bringing its FoodBytes! event to Boulder for the first time on Wednesday, October 26. Applications are now open for the pitch competition.
The Mixing Bowl convened in Mountain View, California, this week to discuss how IT innovation is transforming the food and agriculture industry, and some new questions were posed to the industry.
Kolb discusses agtech adoption challenges, how different types of agtech are being adopted, and the importance of farmer mentality when building agtech startups.
Despite recent average rainfall, California continues to cope with water scarcity. The state may be eyeing water tech to help get its farmers back afloat.
Food fraud and safety is a growing global concern that’s capturing the attention of an increasing number of resources worldwide, including the Department of Homeland Security.
Listen to Kahn, a regular on the US agtech scene, talk about why he ended up in India, how the firm built its first agtech portfolio and the rapidly changing dynamics of the industry at large.
The Larta Institute is now accepting applications for the 2016 Ag Innovation Showcase. Applications are due by May 15
Mike Betts, director of investments at AgFunder, shares his key takeaways from the event and his thoughts on the growing aquaculture sector.
The commercial distribution of agriculture technologies is one of the main hurdles that agtech companies and their venture capital partners face, according to speakers at the World Agri-Tech Investment Summit in London this week.
Ag-biotech and biologicals took center stage at this year's Ag Innovation Showcase in St Louis and the event highlighted how biotech and agriculture have morphed into a diverse and exciting area of innovation.
The Ag Innovation Showcase, one of agtech's first conferences, is in its seventh year, and will feature presentations from its highest number of women-owned startups.
These are good days to be a precision agriculture company, but with so many new technologies coming to market, it's getting tough to discern which are poised to become “must haves” for growers, writes Gabriel Wilmoth of Syngenta Ventures who attended InfoAg last week.