Barilla, the family-owned company best known for its signature blue pasta box, announced a new food-focused venture fund and accelerator called Blu1877, plus more in our weekly brief.
Operationally, the agrifood tech venture industry has some catching up to do with other startup industries such as healthcare and software, according to Aaron Rudberg, S2G's new COO.
The city has companies from all over the globe relocating to take advantage of the wealth of resources at hand, but it also suffers from an exodus of companies that reach a certain point. What makes St. Louis a serious contender for the leading agtech ecosystem?
Aqua-Spark has finalized two investments this week that signal the fund dedicated to the future of aquaculture is moving beyond farms and feed.
Will plentiful funding for the agricultural sector translate to private sector development of Ireland's agrifood tech innovations?
The fast pace of CapAgro’s portfolio growth caught our attention back in 2015 when the firm made nine investments in 12 months, eight of those in its first three months after the French agrifood tech VC fund was founded.
The fund raised capital predominantly from institutional investors including university endowments, funds of funds, insurance companies, and asset managers.
We caught up with the new head of Finistere’s Dublin office, Kieran Furlong to find out how the new Ireland Agtech Fund will work.
At this year’s Irish National Ploughing Championships, Enterprise Ireland hosted a showcase of very early stage ag technology startups to show the hundreds of thousands of attendees at the three-day event.
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) is launching a €20 million Ireland-focused agtech fund, managed by Finistere Ventures.
The aim of the fund commitments is to support the country’s fledgling agtech startup ecosystem and give university researchers a clear reason to commercialize their work.
We speak to Geoff Kneen, the R&D Licensing and new ventures manager, North America of Bayer's Crop Science division, to hear more about Bayer's strategy of outsourcing agtech investment.
Sixty-seven percent of the large institutional investors invested in agriculture in Prequin's database said they were interested in investing in agtech.
The next agricultural revolution is upon us. Entrepreneurs from a wide range of disciplines are innovating at a pace never seen before in the industry. But who's funding this innovation?
A new venture capital firm has entered the agriculture technology market to invest in startups at Series A and Series B stage.
There’s no doubt that agriculture technology, as a sector of innovation, is having a moment. But how will agritech investment play out over the long term?
Why 2 veggie restaurant tycoons, the founder of ZICO coconut water, and a VC from Disney's Steamboat Ventures are placing their bets on plant-based foods.
FVII is targeting $150m and will manage the fund alongside Canadian venture capital firm AVAC.
This week, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the launch of Open Prairie's $100m Rural Opportunities Fund and here talks to AgFunderNews about the importance of agtech in rural economies.
The $10m Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund is the first step in developing a co-investment platform as the Israeli incubator eyes launching another $30m fund.