Indoor farming software startup Agrilyst has raised an undisclosed strategic round, bringing in new investors with the aim of expanding the scope of its product offering and entering the Chinese market.
In a gradually maturing industry, companies need to focus on the primary scope of their business if they want to be successful. For indoor farmers, this may mean a choice between selling technology and selling produce.
Twenty Seventeen has been quite the year for the agrifood technology startup scene, with some of the largest-ever funding announcements on record. And we've been pretty busy at AgFunderNews too, nearly doubling our member and subscriber base to 55,000 and posting over 450 original articles.
In today's episode, we speak to Matt Barnard, CEO of indoor vertical farming company Plenty about his record-breaking $200 funding round and his plans for growing a global farming business with highly localized customers.
The Greenbelt Fund will be hosting a Local Food Symposium at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair on Wednesday – November 08, 2017.
The Greenbelt Fund Local Food Symposium is an opportunity for stakeholders across the food value chain to participate in new and novel conversations about how to get more fresh, local food onto Ontarians’ plates.