In just the past few years, several food and agriculture companies have found themselves contending with activist investors.
Calyxt spun out from its parent company Cellectis to price an oversubscribed IPO at the bottom of the price range, while analysts remain concerned about gene editing regulation.
SoftBank has invested in Plenty, a vertical farming startup in California, to help the company expand into new markets and crops.
A cautionary tale is quietly making its way around food tech investor communities and conferences. The tale is the story of cleantech.
The high-cost of customer acquisition and a recent uptick in losses for the five-year-old food tech company could make the decision to list look precarious and spell bad news for competitors also considering listing.
The founder of Rockit Global, the New Zealand company that holds the global rights to the mini Rockit apple variety, has sold over 50% of the company to two private equity firms Pioneer Capital and Oriens Capital for around N$25 million ($17 million).
Cavallo Ventures is not just focused on investing in startups; it also wants to partner with them and distribute new products to its customers.
Hemendra Mathur, agribusiness investment lead and venture partner at Bharat Innovations Fund in India, writes about five trends in agritech innovation
John Kim, managing partner of Amasia, a multi-family office and cross-border venture capital firm based in Singapore, tells us how he got into agritech investing and his different approach to sourcing investments.
We caught up with Tyson's head of strategy and new ventures Monica McGurk to find out more about the decision to launch Tyson New Ventures earlier this week.
Foundations are not a regular sighting on the investor line-up of individual deals, so AgFunderNews caught up with Drew Fink to find out more.
Crop Enhancement, a startup using what it dubs “sustainable chemistry” to combat crop pests and increase crop yields in the tropics, has raised $8.5 million in Series B funding.
Good Eggs, which last year shocked consumers by shutting down operations outside of the Bay Area, has surprised the market again by raising $15 million.
Monsanto Growth Ventures has invested in Microsoft Ventures Brazil’s startup accelerator fund, which invests across digital technologies and will now target agriculture technology startups.
The Public Sector Pension Investment Board has invested in Allflex, a global animal intelligence and monitoring systems provider.
Terramera, a Canadian startup that's on a mission to change the fate of many biological ag products, has raised $10 million in venture capital.
AgFunderNews caught up with Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Privateer, to talk about international ambitions, raising capital, and focusing on cannabis brands.
Kevin Zussman is an agtech investor with Cultivian Sandbox, a venture capital firm that invests in food & agriculture technology startups. Here writes about pivoting into food and agriculture from other industries.
This is Avrio Capital's third agtech fund and will revisit some subsectors of agtech which co-founder Aki Georgacacos believes have been overheated in recent months.
MGV has revealed its portfolio of agtech investments to AgFunderNews ranging from precision agriculture technologies to life science companies, ag biologicals, and new crops and new business models.