The next agricultural revolution is upon us. Entrepreneurs from a wide range of disciplines are innovating at a pace never seen before in the industry. But who's funding this innovation?
There’s no doubt that agriculture technology, as a sector of innovation, is having a moment. But how will agritech investment play out over the long term?
Agri-food technology innovation has begun to emerge as a hot topic in Australia, but if it wants to truly break through, the conversation needs to shift.
The Australian agricultural industry is enthusiastic about the potential of technologies to improve operations, but its agtech innovation ecosystem is immature.
Listen to Kahn, a regular on the US agtech scene, talk about why he ended up in India, how the firm built its first agtech portfolio and the rapidly changing dynamics of the industry at large.
Farmigo is an online farm-to-consumer service based in Brooklyn, New York that started life as a community supported agriculture software company.
AgFunderNews can reveal that Syngenta has promoted Derek Norman to head of corporate venture capital at the Swiss agribusiness.
Willow Hill Ventures will invest in growth stage agtech companies beyond Series B stage taking advantage of IFC’s portfolio of farmland across the US.
The drone technology company is the first ag-related investment for Yamaha Motor Ventures, which was joined by Verizon Ventures, NTT Docomo, and USAA as new investors in PrecisionHawk.
Hillel Milo, one of the pioneers of the venture capital industry in Israel, turned his attention to food and agriculture in the early 2000s. He tells AgFunderNews more about AquAgro Fund.
Last month AgFunderNews caught up with Andy Ziolkowski, managing director at Chicago-based agtech VC Cultivian Sandbox, to discuss a growing trend for investing in both farmland and agtech.
Investment in food and agriculture will reach more than $4 billion by the end of the year, according to a recent report from Dutch banking group Rabobank.
The firm, which has 8 portfolio companies already under its belt, launched the fund at the New York Times Food for Tomorrow Conference this morning (Wednesday).
Tomer Poran and Deepak Jagannathan talk us through why Draper Nexus has decided to invest in agtech, despite the challenges it presents as a sector.
AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to speak to Maarten Goosens, principal at Anterra Capital, about the firm's food technology thesis,
Brook Porter, partner of KPCB's Green Growth Fund, discusses the growing number of big data tools for farmers and consumer psychology surrounding food technology.
AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to speak to Andy Ziolkowski, co-founder and managing partner of Cultivian Sandbox, about the firm’s interest in food technology.
AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to talk to Indian VCs at Aavishkar and Intellecap Impact Investment Network about portfolio company Agro Star and other technologies getting them excited in the sector.
CapAgro Innovation Fund recently celebrated its one year anniversary after noticing an overwhelming need for capital in Europe's agri-innovation community.
Smart irrigation company CropX has announced a $9 million Series A round led by Innovation Endeavors, Finistere Ventures, GreenSoil Investments. Prior backer OurCrowd also participated in the round. CropX uses wireless sensors and big data to help farmers conserve water used in crop growing operations.