October 11, 2019

Shenandoah Growers opens new organic indoor farms

… Shenandoah Growers will now grow, pack and ship locally grown organic produce from its indoor farms to its customers in the Mid-Atlantic region year-round … read […]
October 11, 2019

Only 3% of agri-food tech investment dollars go to female-founded companies, study says

… Companies with only female founders in agriculture and food tech receive only 7% of investment deals, representing just 3% of all dollars, according to a […]
September 28, 2019

Bankrolling start-ups: What are investors looking for in alternative proteins?

… Significant investment is required to get innovative protein start-ups off the ground. So what are investors looking for when deciding to bankroll new talent? And […]
September 5, 2019

Canadian plant cell tech start-up Terramera raises $45m

…The start-up behind technology that could sharply reduce the amount of plant pesticides as well as enhance the effectiveness of natural and organic crop protection has […]
September 5, 2019

Deal offers lift-off for vertical farming company Intelligent Growth Solutions

… Intelligent Growth Solutions has designed vertical farming systems, lower energy lighting for indoor growing and a range of software to monitor how plants grow … […]
September 5, 2019

Farming is the world’s most important career — that’s why it needs a new image

… It seems to me that what’s needed is a rebrand of sorts — a concerted effort to separate myth from fact and promote the potential […]
August 26, 2019

We’re looking for cutting-edge startups in food & agriculture to join the 2019 AgSharks. Sound like you?

AgSharks is a pitch competition for cutting-edge startups in Food & Ag providing new tools and technologies to support a more sustainable and nutritious food system. 
August 22, 2019

Applications open for AgSharks startup pitch competition

… “For three years, Western Growers has come together with S2G to provide this unique opportunity for startups to receive the feedback and seed money needed for […]
August 14, 2019

Investors put $13M behind Hazel Technologies’ packets to reduce food waste

…Chicago-based startup Hazel Technologies closed a $13 million Series B round of funding for its shelf life-extending sachets. It was led by Pangea Ventures and S2G Ventures… […]