Among other applications, startups are introducing technology to monitor crops using drones and sensors, manage farm activities and logistics from platforms and apps
Radicle Growth to Infuse $450k into Agtech/Foodtech Companies through the Radicle Global Pre-Seed Challenge
Challenge Marks the First Time in Agtech that Pre-Seed Companies Worldwide Have Had the Opportunity for Paid-In Capital to be Matched Without Relocation or Education Requirements
Nick Williams - Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal: Golden Angels will have a fund committed to the presenting companies. In 2017, Golden Angels Investors dedicated nearly $1 million for agtech startups pitching at the event.
Chipotle Announces New Accelerator For Ventures That Are Changing The Food Landscape To Make The World Better
The Chipotle Aluminaries Project helps growth-stage ventures with a shared vision to cultivate a better world take their businesses to the next level, supported by industry-leading mentors like Richard Blais and Kimbal Musk.
AgVoice, BeeHero, MyAgData and Trackter Selected to Present to Panel of Judges on July 24
Startups specializing in agriculture automation can now apply for a $250,000 minimum investment.
Presentations and interactive panel discussions will address investment opportunities in upstream agtech advancements - where global investments have grown to $4.2 billion from $2.36 billion in the past three years, according to AgFunder.
AgShift is building world's first autonomous food inspection system using Deep learning and they plan to use the funding to strengthen product development and expand customer reach.
Farm2Kitchen has developed a network of more than 100,000 small farmers across India. They provided these farmers training, mentoring and direct access to the market, thus providing them better value for their produce and improving their bottom line.
The new relationship between Trimble and SVG's THRIVE platform signifies the continued commitment to advancing a safer and more sustainable agriculture supply chain and to providing innovative solutions to farmers and their production partners worldwide.
Arian Aghajanzadeh for GreenBiz: A 2015 report by McKinsey & Company stated that agriculture and hunting remain the least-digitized industries in the United States. However, farmers long have sought cost-effective tools to increase the efficiency of their fields.
Ashley Nickle for The Packer: The center continues to work on strengthening relationships with the venture capital community, and it is seeking feedback from growers on the startups at the center and the technology in development.
Aditi Roy for CNBC: Kimbal Musk has an accelerator, Square Roots, that teaches millennials how to farm out of a shipping container in Brooklyn. Musk says today's millennial farmers are trying to make a difference in how food is produced.
NANALYZE: One of the big reasons we're rooting for the future is that the world's biggest tech fund, the SoftBank Vision Fund, planted $200 million in the biggest agtech funding round ever for San Francisco-based Plenty. That brought total funding for the three-year-old company up to $226 million.
Nina Sparling for Technical.ly Brooklyn: The Brooklyn landscape is going green - and not just on rooftop farms. Of late, the borough has seen an explosion of innovation about how to grow fresh, healthy food in the heart of the city.
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