Agtech

Green Shoots Crop Up for Investor Interest in Sustainable Food & Ag Funds

March 21, 2019

Investors of all flavors — from big institutions to family offices and other high-net-worth investors — are showing signs that the sector could be poised for take-off in the near...

Plant-Protein Companies Look to Asian Markets for New Growth

February 6, 2019

Institutional investors and food corporates are putting their heft behind plant-based proteins as consumers across Asia, and the world, show increased interest in the products. China,...

New Consumer Food Trends Driving Corporate R&D, M&A Activity: Cargill, SOSV & MissionPoint Partners

October 4, 2018

Growing demand for cleaner and healthier food brands is driving investment into new food brands, alternative proteins, food safety, food waste mitigation and supply chain efficiency.

Food Industry Embracing Blockchain for Safety, Organic Labeling and More

October 4, 2018

Farmers, commodity traders, food processors and others across the food & agriculture industry are making an ever-tighter embrace of blockchain technology to track food ingredients...

Hungry for Investments: Agriculture Companies Hunt for Startups and Innovation

July 30, 2018

Momentum is strong and growing for investments in the Agriculture Technology sector. Key investment themes include: alternative protein, food safety & traceability and healthy food...

Indoor Vertical Farms Yield Growing Investor Interest - Industry Analysis & Funding Activity

October 7, 2017

Money is flowing into companies that specialize in indoor, vertical farms, often located in warehouses or other urban locations. Such farms are expected to grow in coming years as...

China Roundup: China Turns to Drones for Pollution Monitoring, Farming

September 8, 2017

China Tech Giant Tencent Invests Heavily in US Cleantech; New Incubator for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency Formed in Singapore; Renewable Energy Gets Huge Boost from China's Belt-and-Road...

Four Midwest Start-Ups to Split $1 Million in Early Stage Funding

May 13, 2016

Their efforts range from carpooling and food storage to industrial applications and electrifying villages in sub-Saharan Africa.

Making the Business Case For Early Stage CleanTech Investment, Deployment

April 9, 2016

Early stage cleantech developers face pitfalls that doom many nascent products from becoming commercially viable, driving the development of new financing and partnership models. Speakers...

New Technology on Display as ARPA-E Preps for Funding Surge

April 11, 2016

We take a look at some of the new technologies displayed at last month's ARPA-E Innovation Summit, as well as funding initiatives over the past year and some of the numerous companies...