Using different languages to order your food could soon become a moot point at McDonald’s drive-thrus, with the company's acquisition of Apprente — a two-year-old startup that's been making impressive strides in voice recognition software.
The sweet potato weevil is a very difficult pest to control and it is a serious pest in Africa. So the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation asked AgBiome if they’d be willing to work on it. They're now entering phase 2.
There’s no better place to cultivate an agbioscience ecosystem than America’s heartland in Indiana, especially as the region already presents the perfect convergence of agriculture, biology, and science/tech.
Totaling $15 million, the round includes the $10 million strategic investment from Canopy Rivers announced earlier this year. Existing investors Finistere Ventures and Middleland Capital participated in the round, which was oversubscribed.
You’d be forgiven for finding the growing farm management software space overwhelming; there are now hundreds of different software tools for farmers across crop types globally. At AgFunder, we’ve reviewed many of them so it takes something special to capture our attention.
Anaerobic digestion is already used widely in Europe where the population is more attuned to environmental concerns but also as there's limited room for landfills, forcing businesses to find other solutions for food waste.
Like most corporates the size of GrainCorp and many of the world's agribusinesses, the company is not positioned or organized in a way that makes it possible to survey the startup scene as often as necessary. Step in TERRA, the accelerator from RocketSpace and Rabobank.