Ciro Echesortu, director of Latin America's first agtech accelerator NXTP Labs, reflects on the development of the region's agtech market and what to expect in 2017.
Is more venture capital investment on your wish list? Or are you hoping to see more robotics startups or employable talent in the space? We spoke to a range of industry insiders to find out what they're dreaming of for 2017.
Venture capitalists are predicting that alternative proteins will replace virtual reality as 2017's new hype. But how will this space play out? We speak to GFI's Bruce Friedrich to try and find out.
Sam Trethewey is general manager of SproutX, Australia’s first agtech accelerator program which recently completed its first pre-accelerator cohort.
Daryl Thomas writes about his experiences working on the mergers which became Syngenta, and how smaller ag players will play a role in the industry after the next round of consolidation.
With most agribusinesses continuing to invest in R&D internally, open innovation can be an effective way to access external know-how. Here are some top tips to making it work from Syngenta's Joseph Byrum.
EAZE is set to account for a large portion of 2016’s funding total for cannabis tech startups after raising $13 million at Series B last month.
The first in a three-part series from Syngenta's Joseph Byrum is about the importance of open innovation in agriculture.
Ahead of FoodBytes! in Boulder and Sydney, Rabobank's Manuel Gonzalez and Nick Fereday write about the increasing role of innovation in our food chain today.
The idea for this week's podcast came from Sanjeev Krishnan, founding partner at S2G Ventures, the Chicago-based food and agtech venture capital firm.
The gene-editing powerhouse the merger between Bayer and Monsanto could produce has been less discussed in media and investment circles, but is a major part of the transaction, writes Emma Cowan.
Agri-food technology innovation has begun to emerge as a hot topic in Australia, but if it wants to truly break through, the conversation needs to shift.
“There was a period when the software was as important as the need to have incredible logistics,” says Benzi Ronen, CEO of Farmigo, which last week shocked the market by closing down its food delivery service.
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.
Agricultural modeling is an underserved market that can harness the complexity of the agriculture ecosystem to solve the practical problems present in agriculture today, argues Tom Blair of Iteris.
Kolb discusses agtech adoption challenges, how different types of agtech are being adopted, and the importance of farmer mentality when building agtech startups.
Vonnie Estes is an agtech consultant with a particular focus on building biotech-focused startups. Here she drills down into the disruption taking place in the industry through innovations in big data.
Is it possible that genetically modified crops are on the road to redemption in Europe? It looks like Bayer might think so after its recent offer to acquire Monsanto, writes Emma Cowan.
Last week, Benson Hill Biosystems announced the launch of CropOS, its data analytics platform, which uses machine learning and cloud biology to tackle agriculture’s biggest challenges.
There's more to big data than precision agriculture, argues Matt Crisp, CEO of Benson Hill Biosystems, ahead of a panel on Cloud Biology for agriculture at the Global AgInvesting conference tomorrow.