Voting will close at 5 pm PT on February 28. The winners will be exclusively announced at the ReThink Agri-Food Innovation Week in San Francisco on March 20 at a special networking evening bridging the World Agri-Tech and the Future Food-Tech Summits.
A record number of startups applied for the third year of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator, organized and run by global agtech business Alltech alongside Irish tech community hub Dogpatch Labs.
The FoodBytes! platform is introducing some new elements this year including new prizes and resources for participating startups, and new categories.
The free app is aimed at helping overstretched and frustrated farmers take advantage of futures markets, which are complex and time-consuming, using research-based software and automation.
Alltech does not take any equity from the startups and instead focuses on helping them with their business development and route to market, a big challenge for agtech startups. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2018.
Rajiv Singh, the former CEO of Rabobank North America, writes about FoodShot's search for projects and ideas that utilize the latest in technology, science, and engineering to address the crisis of soil deterioration ahead of the January 8, 2019 deadline.
Wefarm is a mobile phone-based farmer network and collective for smallholders farmers in Africa that's recently launched an online marketplace for ag products.
This week we spoke with Belgian animal health startup ViroVet to learn more about its mission to tackle health and wellness in the livestock industry with novel vaccine and antibiotic reduction technology.
“I think the whole business model of just make more, sell more is broken; that’s not going to be a sustainable business model," says Karin Schofield at Sprout Accelerator.
The startup launched the startup competition to showcase the latest in agriculture innovation to its farmer members, and to give startups the opportunity to get exposure and real-time feedback from their target customers.
“Our networks are so tied in that in that it’s easy for us to go to our corporates and partners and ask them what they are looking for,” says Sprout Accelerator business strategy advisor Stu Bradbury.
Maersk is accepting applications for the second edition of its FoodTrack accelerator program, which will place an added emphasis on connecting startups to relevant partners and experts in the company.
Building on the positive learnings of the 1st edition, the 2nd edition of FoodTrack by Maersk will commence in November 2018 and Maersk is currently accepting applications from agrifood tech startups to take part.
Farmers Business Network (FBN) is hosting an agtech startup pitch competition at the Farmer2Farmer conference this year, and you can apply to take part!
FoodBytes!, the startup business competition by Rabobank, a global food and agribusiness bank, is returning to New York City and startups can apply now through August 12.
Twenty food and agriculture startups have been selected from a total of over 150 applications to pitch at the first ever FoodBytes! London.
Over the past few decades, Brazil has gone from a net importer of food to an agriculture powerhouse, providing a great backdrop for the development of an agtech startup ecosystem, writes Francisco Jardim from SP Ventures.
European AgriFood Startups stop what you're doing and pay attention! FoodBytes! is coming to London and you can apply to pitch in front of an audience of key industry executives now.
There is a groundswell of startups and technologies emerging to help smallholders increase efficiencies and hopefully move many from subsistence farming to farming for profit.
Maersk, the biggest food transporter in the world, is currently accepting applications from agrifood tech startups to take part in an equity-free startup support program called FoodTrack.