Hyasynth Bio is a Montreal-based biotech company that has developed a way to produce the active compounds in cannabis without ever growing a plant.
Sugarlogix is looking to improve infant formula with a flavorless sugar that enhances the immune system, promotes gut health, and reduces inflammation.
Bayer CropScience and Ginkgo Bioworks, a startup genetically engineering microbes for the flavor, fragrance, and food industries, have partnered with hedge fund Viking Global Investors to invest $100 million in a new, as yet unnamed agtech startup.
The pitch competition will feature solutions to food challenges including livestock management, food bi-product up-cycling, and novel plant-based proteins.
Sarah Nolet shares a few lessons for new agtech entrants from the Society of Precision Agriculture Australia's recent symposium.
There are now more than 400 Israeli startups working on innovations for the global agriculture sector, according to new research from Start-Up Nation Central, an Israeli NGO and Greensoil Investments, a local agritech venture capital firm.
We caught up with co-founder and managing director Patrick Rea to discuss the current political climate for cannabis and what Canopy’s new cohort say about where the cannabis industry is today.
The country's first agtech program is sponsored by Raízen, Brazil’s largest producer of sugarcane ethanol and third-largest energy company, along with SP Ventures and NXTP Labs.
SproutX, the first agritech accelerator in Australia, has accepted 11 startups into its first cohort
There are an increasing number of large food companies seeking to stay on top of new technologies and innovations by engaging with startups, many through food incubators.
Future Food Asia Award marks a milestone in the the fledgling Asian agrifood tech industry as it was the first competition of its kind showcasing the region’s top startups in the sector.
Murray Indick is a partner at global law firm Morrison & Foerster and here offers tips on how to launch an agtech startup.
Intrapreneurial projects are a way for large companies gain in agility, to the benefit of the whole food and agriculture innovation ecosystem, writes Christophe Breuillet.
Applications close on May 8, so hurry up and click here to find out more!
There are now over 100 resources globally, from accelerators to incubators, to pitch competitions, all aimed at helping food & ag startups build their businesses, but it can be overwhelming to navigate them all. Here are some tips.
“The interface between environment, agriculture, food, and water has become increasingly important for us at MIT,” Markus J. Buehler, professor of engineering and instructor for the course, tells AgFunderNews.
Three women-led startups won Rabobank’s FoodBytes! 2017 San Francisco event, beating more than 160 startups from 20 countries that applied to pitch at the event.
We caught up with SupraSensor founder Calden Carroll to find out a bit more about the acquisition and how the startup merged with Climate Corp.
Obi Ezenwa is managing director of Pine Global, a startup consultancy that, among other things, helps startups apply for grant funding in Europe.
The Kirchner Impact Foundation, the non-profit investment arm of Canadian merchant bank Kirchner Group, is taking its Food Fellowship to Mexico this year.