Recent academic work has found that oyster farming can remove nitrogen, phosphate and sediment from the water column making it more than just a profitable business with growing global demand, writes Chip Terry.
People often ask us if agtech will have a Facebook or Google and we’ve told them to look to marketplaces in emerging markets. It’s also important to us at AgFunder that startups have a clear mission and there’s no more noble mission than uplifting the fortunes of the world’s largest workforce.
Evolv Ventures launched late last year as the venture arm of ketchup and mac-and-cheese behemoth Kraft Heinz with $100 million to invest in startups. We caught up with Steve Sanger, a partner at Evolv, to find out more about the fund's strategy and his personal shift from startup to investor
Applications for the evokeAG 2020 Startup Program in Australia are open and the team has called on three of Australia's leading innovators and champions for entrepreneurship to discuss what makes a stellar pitch.
Karn Manhas is founder and CEO of Terramera, an agbiotech startup focused on improving the sustainability of farming. Here he writes about the importance of promoting the farming industry as an appealing and impactful career for the next generation.
AgFunder and its collaborators KK&P and The New Food Economy are excited to announce that S2G Ventures has become a sponsor of Money Where Our Mouths Are (MWOMA), an investigation into the funding gaps for female entrepreneurs in the agrifood industry.
The issue of livestock farming’s impact on the environment is not as clear cut as many would have you believe. In fact, many much of the data dairy and meat alternative businesses are using to market their animal-free wares are inaccurate and misleading.
Flurosense, Agworld, PCT Agcloud, CSIRO, and AgLink Australia recently won a grant to build an interoperable agronomic analytics engine to resolve many of the inherent challenges surrounding agricultural data. Anastasia Volkova tells us more.