Startups of various kinds are branching out from the world of agrifood tech into the world of fintech, both to make their products more accessible to their target customers and to generate more value from their core offerings.
Asilomar’s chemical input can make yields from an average year of rainfall in major row-crop growing climates as high as if rainfall was ideal, says the founders.
A small group of farm robotics startups is taking on various farming tasks in the hopes of saving labor, adding efficiency, and improving precision agriculture.
Founder Janette Barnard tells us the story of The Poultry Exchange, a chicken meat marketplace startup. After struggling to get an intractable industry to change its ways, The Poultry Exchange ceased operations in July.
As India grows its horticultural capacity, Indian agribusiness marketplace startups are rushing to add technology and structure to a centuries-old, largely informal supply chain.
In today's episode, I speak to Nick Fereday, senior analyst of consumer foods at Rabobank, the Dutch food and agribusiness bank.
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.
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