8 Types of Ag-tech Startups

8 Types of Ag-tech Startups

Kraft Heinz recently became the latest food giant to launch a venture fund dedicated to investing in emerging technology that could transform how food is grown and transported from farm to table. Named Evolv Ventures, the fund has yet to make an investment, but Kraft...
Billion dollar agri-tech startups disrupting farming

Billion dollar agri-tech startups disrupting farming

Hauling corn from field to silo on a truck, South Dakota farmer Chet Edinger is having a good harvest. The mood of the 53-year-old, who also farms soya beans and wheat on more than 5,000ha of farmland, has been boosted this year by a corn seed recommended by Farmers...
WhatsApp is Changing the Way India Talks About Food

WhatsApp is Changing the Way India Talks About Food

The application, blamed for all kinds of mayhem on the subcontinent, has proven an attribute for farmers, home cooks and chefs who once lacked a way to share. Anil Bandawane, a farmer living outside Pune, started a WhatsApp group for farmers across the country to...
The Future of Food Is Here, and It Might Just Save Us

The Future of Food Is Here, and It Might Just Save Us

German chemist Fritz Haber saved his country from famine. During the late 19th and into the early 20th centuries, Germany’s population was growing fast and agriculture was unable to keep up. Unless something changed, nearly 20 million people faced starvation. In 1913,...
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