The Regenerative Food Systems Investment (RFSI) Forum brings together investors and critical stakeholders to increase capital investment in this space. Our goal is to facilitate education about investment in regenerative agriculture and food, as well as build relationships and networks that will further the development of this investment opportunity and lead to increased deal activity.
India has a massive farm economy but the supply chain suffers from major inefficiencies that prevent farmers from optimizing farm profits.
Armed with $57 million, Future Positive Capital intends to place more bets on wonky tech ideas that have the potential to drive systems change while reaping profits in long-established markets, like food and agriculture.
Dubbed “beyond sustainable,” regenerative agricultural methodologies seek to add to the soil through a self-nourishing ecological system that benefits the environment in the process.
Omnivore, the Indian agrifood tech venture capital firm, has closed its second fund on $97 million, exceeding a target of $75 million.
It has taken the team of scientists at Ceradis more than a decade to develop a line of earth-friendly agriculture products. Now, with several on the market, the Dutch company has raised €9 million ($10 million) to commercialize a new biofungicide that prevents crop disease.
You may have seen The Production Board crop up on a few agrifood tech investments, but there's little publicly-available information about the investment holding company founded by David Friedberg. Until now.
Now accepting applications from students for its fifth cohort, we asked fellowship director Blair Kirchner to write about the inception of the fellowship and its core mission as a program.
Editor's Note: Lisa Curtis is CEO of Kuli Kuli Foods, the leading Moringa brand in the US. Here she writes about her background in the Peace Corps, how it led to the creation of Kuli Kuli, and how the company is now hoping its effort will promote peace in Niger.
Indian AgriFood Startups Are Innovating to Give Consumers What They Want, and Fix a Broken Industry. Find out more in this first-ever India AgriFood Startup report.
Here are three ways private sector agricultural businesses can engage to strengthen policies, regulations, and laws with benefits to both their business and the agricultural sector more broadly.
A new report from ReFED also revealed that grant funding from foundations reached $134 million in the first three quarters of 2016, increasing 70% over five years.
Curious about the role of AgriFood tech startups in impact investing? Read on as Devika Balachandran, an associate on Wharton Impact Investing Partners’ Food & Nutrition sector team, discusses the importance of AgriFood Tech in impact investing.
A non-profit consortium of venture funds, banks, corporations, universities, and foundations has launched a platform to invest in startups and projects addressing some of the food system's major challenges.
Tarfin, a Turkish startup providing farmers with credit to purchase the inputs they need each season, has successfully sold its first portfolio to a family office.
Described as a ‘game changer’ InspiraFarms' technology consists of modular cold storage and food processing units, which run on off-grid renewable energy and aim to increase farm incomes by 40%.
We caught up with Joy Basu ahead of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, to discuss how she approaches impact investing in agriculture at The Rise Fund and how agtech can fit into an impact investing thesis.
Omnivore Partners, which calls itself an "impact venture fund" is solely focused on agtech investments in India, and investors (LPs) in the fund were largely impact-minded funds from Europe, India, and the US, demonstrating the growing link between agriculture and impact investing.
The Climate Action 100+ initiative is the work of 225 investors with more than $26.3 trillion assets under management including banks, private equity firms, and pension funds to name a few.
A recent report evaluating new innovations in the food system based on potential impact on post-harvest food waste and commercial feasibility reveals what the authors call “high-priority investible innovations.”