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AgTech Precision Agriculture Sustainability

PheroSyn Awarded Grant to Develop Supply of Novel Fruit Pest Pheromones

PheroSyn, the company spun-out from Rothamsted Research to develop and produce novel pest pheromones, has secured an Innovate UK smart grant for a project to validate new high-value pheromones, and to scale-up their production and distribution. The £0.5 million project is a 36-month collaboration with Rothamsted Research, the globally acclaimed agricultural research institute, and Andermatt […]

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AgTech FoodTech Startups

Announcing THRIVE’s Latest Accelerator Cohort!

We are delighted to announce the ten global startups selected to join the 8th cohort (THRIVE VIII) of award winning accelerator program. The ten companies were selected from an applicant pool of over 800 startups from across 78 countries. The competitive selection process, conducted by THRIVE’s corporate partners, focused on the startups’ potential impact on sustainability […]

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AgTech Precision Agriculture Vertical Farming

Future Crops Announces New Investment Round, Led by Tencent

Future Crops announces a new investment round led by Tencent to accelerate growth. Future Crops is shaping the future of agriculture and our food system, making it more safe, resilient, and efficient.  An Israeli-Dutch venture, Future Crops has developed advanced vertical farming from cutting-edge technology that uses a unique soil-like substrate to better reproduce the […]

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AgTech Fresh Produce Greenhouse - Agriculture

Future Crops’ advanced vertical farming system scales up to grow high-yield, long-life aromatic basil

AgriTech start-up Future Crops, Ltd., is boosting output of a pure, high-yielding basil variety it successfully adapted for cultivation in the company’s primarily solar powered 2,000m2 vertical farm. The advanced, clean-farming technique for this aromatic basil variety will impart a long shelf life and secure a steady supply of locally grown, pesticide-free herb to the […]

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Agriculture Startups Sustainability

When Zero-Waste Meets 3D Printing

GREENFILL3D – a Polish start-up operating on the edge of ecological, biodegradable materials and 3D printing, announces the premiere of its unique filament based on wheat bran – GF3D Branfill3d. The material was created in accordance with the modern concepts of zero-waste and circular economy – the wheat bran is a production waste resulting from […]

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Agriculture AgTech FinTech

Arya.ag and MAS Financial Services tie-up to offer Agri finance to small farmers & FPOs

Arya, India’s largest integrated grain commerce platform, announced a tie-up with leading NBFC, MAS Financial Services Limited to offer Agri-finance to farmers with a specific focus on small farmers and FPOs. The services will be offered by Arya.ag’s lending services arm, Aryadhan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. The alliance will leverage Arya.ag’s digital technologies-led customer interface […]

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Agriculture AgTech FoodTech

AGRIVI Opens US Office and Appoints Bob Westbrook as Head of Sales 

AGRIVI has announced the opening of office in the United States and appointing Bob Westbrook as the Head of Sales. After the strong success in digitalizing agriculture worldwide and supporting some of the major agri-food businesses like Driscoll’s, Nestlé, BASF, Tequila Sauza, and many others, opening the US office will strengthen AGRIVI’s global leadership in […]

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Agricultural Books AgTech Precision Agriculture

Agritech and the future of farming

“The Complex problems faced by farmers made me look for simple and sustainable solutions. Agritech I strongly believe is the way to go. The book offers high impact solutions and an implementation path based on my grassroots work, which can be adopted rapidly.  I hope my efforts succeed in convincing all stakeholders including the farmers, […]

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AgTech Precision Agriculture

Agmatix Launches a New Plant Nutrition Carbon Footprint Optimizer to Reach Crop Yields Targets with Lower Carbon Footprint 

Agmatix, a start-up AgTech business owned by leading global specialty minerals company, ICL, today announces the launch of its Plant Nutrition Carbon Footprint Optimizer within its highly acclaimed new data technology platform. The new and unique feature now enables ag-professionals and crop consultants to better understand the carbon footprint of their crop nutritional recommendations and […]

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Agriculture Commodities Fund Raise

India’s largest grain commerce platform, Arya.Ag, raises USD 60 Million Series C

Arya, India’s largest integrated grain commerce platform, today announced the close of its Series C round, having raised USD 60 million in a mix of equity and debt. The equity round was led by Asia Impact SA, Lightrock India and Quona Capital. The agritech platform also raised debt financing from the US International Development Finance […]