Tag Archives: food safety

Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit

Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit, an industry leading exhibition in creating innovative ecosystems in the European and Global Agrifood sector. The cities digital transformation is nowadays a reality. Now our bet is for the agrifood sector digital transformation.

Thiel-Backed Breakout Ventures Invests in Phylagen $14m Series A with Cultivian, AgFunder For Microbe-Based Traceability

Microbiome data analytics company Phylagen has raised a $14 million Series A round led by Peter Thiel-backed Breakout Ventures, agrifood tech venture pioneer Cultivian Sandbox, supply chain innovation fund Working Capital with participation from AgFunder.

Clear Labs Raises $21m in Series B-2 Funding to Make Food Safety Testing Quicker and Cheaper

Clear Labs, a Californian startup using next-generation sequencing (NGS) to test food for dangerous pathogens like Salmonella, has raised $21 million in an extension to its Series B round.

The advent of NGS, most notably developed by Illumina for cancer genomics and newborn screening, brought down the cost of genetic screening in the healthcare industry, as well as the time tests took, and now the same is happening for food.

AgriFood News Aggregator: Chowbotics Raises $11m, IoT for Food Safety, Millennial Food, Driverless Tractors, more

The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines from around the globe collected on AgFunder’s news sharing platform #feedit each week. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers.