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SVG Ventures | THRIVE and NEC X Partner to Incubate Novel Solutions in Agrifood

SVG Ventures|THRIVE and NEC X, NEC Corporation’s Silicon Valley innovation hub and venture studio, recently announced that they have partnered to build bridges between agtech entrepreneurial ecosystems and NEC X venture-building capabilities. They will collaboratively identify opportunities for new ventures in agriculture and fast-track acceleration of resulting ventures from NEC X. The organizations will join […]

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AgTech Precision Agriculture Sustainability

cultYvate launches Alternate Wet and Dry (AWD) technology to support sustainable agriculture

Farms2Fork Technologies Pvt. Ltd.’s platform cultYvate provides farm-based precision analytics in irrigation, fertigation, fertiliser utilisation for water-intensive crops like paddy, sugarcane etc. cultYvate has been implementing projects pan India over the last 3 years and has gained valuable insights into the unique challenges faced on the ground. The IoT sensors deployed on farm help to […]

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Beverages FoodTech

CoffeeTech start-up brings a fresh perspective and a greener outlook to the coffee break

CoffeeTech start-up ansā Roasting Inc., is applying new green technology to redefine the way coffee lovers indulge in their favorite beverage. Its sleek, fully autonomous mini-roaster, designed to elegantly perch on any office countertop, introduces on-demand roasting of raw green coffee beans. ansā’s pioneering initiative offers a more Earth-friendly approach to savoring coffee and promises […]

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AgTech FoodTech Startups

“Food is climate; Food is health”: AgFunder GROW Impact Accelerator reveals startups in fourth cohort

GROW, the agrifoodtech ecosystem catalyst, has unveiled the latest cohort for the fourth annual AgFunder GROW Impact Accelerator. The handpicked cohort reflects the increasingly crucial interconnections between food, planetary health, smallholder financial inclusion, and climate. These 10 selected startups, who were picked from a competitive applicant pool of over 600 applications hailing from 82 countries, […]

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Food and Agribusiness Investments

Convent Capital AgriFood Growth Fund reaches EUR 100m in commitments

Amsterdam-based investment firm Convent Capital has invested in circularity since 2011 and launched its article 9 sustainable AgriFood Growth Fund in April 2022. Convent is proud to announce the successful second close of its AgriFood Growth Fund now at EUR 100m. The increase includes a €10m commitment from the Dutch insurance company a.s.r. The fund […]

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AgTech Imagery Traceability

AI Assessment closes in on grain quality

South Australian AgTech company GoMicro has just released an AI powered assessment app that empowers Australian farmers to determine the quality of their grains – using their phones. South Australia’s bumper crop this harvest – created a problem. Fully loaded grain trucks formed long lines at receiving sites as they waited for thousands of grain […]

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Agreena raises €46M to scale the regenerative revolution

Climate and fintech company Agreena, whose soil carbon platform is one of the largest globally, today announced its Series B raise of €46M. Led by Germany’s leading multi-stage investor HV Capital, the round has an exciting composition of new investors including impact fund AENU and fintech-focused Anthemis. The equity raise is also supported by a doubling-down […]

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AgTech Imagery Precision Agriculture

Agmatix partners with NASA Harvest to support the uptake of sustainable agricultural practices

Agmatix, a start-up AgTech business specializing in turning agronomic big data into powerful models and insights, today announces a partnership with NASA Harvest – NASA’s global Food Security and Agriculture Consortium – to support crop production in a sustainable way at the field level and mitigate the impact of climate change. A combination of ground […]

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FoodTech Sustainability

SimpliiGood, Haifa Group co-pioneer sustainable closed-loop spirulina production

International plant nutrition leader, Haifa Group, Ltd., and food-tech innovator, SimpliiGood by AlgaeCore Technologies Ltd., have joined forces to optimize the SimpliiGood spirulina supply chain while promoting their net zero goals. This partnership delivers benefits to both companies’ products and bottom lines in the short term. It also positions them to create a sustainable circular […]

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AgTech Fund Raise Organic Food and Agriculture

AgTech startup E-TERRY closes first investment round to propel sustainable food production

Erfurt-based robotics startup E-TERRY has successfully closed its first financing round in the seven-figure range. Several investors, including beteiligungsmanagement thüringen gmbh (bm|t) as lead investor, as well as FutureWork Verwaltungsgesellschaft, Dr. Thomas Gnefkow and Christoph Ratke invest in the company which was founded in 2022. The three founders Michael Rieke, Martha Wenzel and Fabian Rösler […]