AgriMetis, the crop protection spin-off from healthcare innovation firm Acidophil, has raised $23.5 million in Series B funding in an oversubscribed round led by Anterra Capital.
Venture capitalists are predicting that alternative proteins will replace virtual reality as 2017's new hype. But how will this space play out? We speak to GFI's Bruce Friedrich to try and find out.
Apeel Sciences, a biotech startup targeting food waste, raised $33 million in Series B funding in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz and DBL Investors.
In honor of Thanksgiving, we use the iconic turkey dinner and customary side dishes to see just how technology is disrupting our food supply chain.
French startup Algama raised a $3.76 million venture round led by Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing’s venture arm Horizons Ventures as algae continues to make new waves with diversified uses.
Decisive Farming recently raised $6 million in Series A funding and focuses on one key area to keep the competition at bay.
CRISPR has been lauded as the cheapest, fastest, and most precise gene-editing tool on the market, and it's not subjected to the tainted GMO label, but for how much longer?
Two startups working on food safety and traceability technologies raised funding this week.
Prospera, a startup using computer vision, data science, and machine learning to monitor and analyze crops, has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round led by a leading Israeli VC.
The Verizon AgTech product aims to improve the connectivity of sensors and other data-capturing devices on the farm, but will only function with certified hardware providers.
Ahead of New Harvest's conference on the emerging science next week, Erin Kim sheds light on some of the key production methods behind cellular agriculture.
The FAA has released its regulations allowing commercial drone use. Slantrange & AgEagle weigh in on what this might actually mean for the growing sector.
A group of researchers from Harvard University has teamed up with Monsanto to develop what could be the next wave of technology to fight pests that have become resistant to crops genetically-engineered to deter or kill them.
Ginkgo Bioworks, a startup genetically engineering microbes for partner companies in the flavor, fragrance and food industries, has raised $100 million in Series C funding from a variety of late-stage investors.
Satellite and sensing startup Planetary Resources raised the funding from a group of high-profile individuals and venture capital investors.
Swiss drone imagery company Gamaya has raised SFr 3.2 million ($3.2 million) in Series A funding to develop its hyperspectral imaging sensor and analytics software platform.
Rory Aronson wants you to steal his idea. Seriously. In founding FarmBot, he decided none of his ideas would be proprietary.
The vertical farming sector is more than just a movement; it's evolved into an industry and the conversation needs to move on, according to the Association for Vertical Farming.
Until about five years ago, traceability in the seafood industry was virtually non-existent. Now startups are emerging to tackle different parts of the supply chain.
Drones across industries raised this funding, according to CB Insights, while growers debate the efficiency of the technology for agriculture.