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ChickP completes Round A of US$8M to accelerate growth under new CEO

FoodTech start-up ChickP, Ltd. names Liat Lachish Levy as the new CEO and has finalized Round A of US$8M in total. This investment round was led by a group of executive investors from Singapore under Genisys Capital Private, Ltd., and backed by strategic partner and plant-based nutrition foodTech company Growthwell Foods, Ltd. with its leading […]

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AgTech Events Food and Agribusiness FoodTech

Cultivate Tomorrow Pitch Day

Cultivate Tomorrow is a grassroots initiative launched by students from MIT, Northwestern, Yale, UW Madison, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC San Diego, UVM, and Ohio State University. The Founder and Director is Jasmin Kern, currently an undergraduate senior at MIT studying Chemistry with a focus on Food and Agriculture. Other organizers include PhD candidates in […]

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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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FoodTech Healthcare Plant-based Foods

Sweet Victory Over Sugar Cravings

Good news for those who chronically capitulate to sugar seduction: Israeli start-up Sweet Victory, Ltd., created a delicious line of botanical-infused chewing gums that are designed to stop sugary treat cravings in their tracks. The proprietary chewy composition works within two minutes by blocking the sugar receptors on the tongue, and its effect can last […]

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Agriculture AgTech 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 […]

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AgTech Events Precision Agriculture Webinar

Webinar series: Industrial challenges in AgTech & new startup technologies

RootCamp is organizing a series of 4 webinars about relevant topics that are shaping the innovation scene in the agtech industry: robotics, digitalization, circular economy and soil health. Join the panel discussion and get to know from experts, corporate partners and startups the latest status and newest trends on these topics. The webinars are organized in […]

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AgTech Events FoodTech Medical Cannabis

Opportunities for the Asian Hemp and CBD Industry: What Lies Ahead?

The medical cannabis market in the Asia Pacific is valued at USD 3.75 billion in 2021 and projected to reach USD 11.49 billion by 2026, forecasted to hike at a decent rate of 25.13%. Thailand became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize the production, import, and export of cannabis for medical purposes in […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods

Cutting Sugar Loads from Hazelnut & Chocolate Spreads

As children head back to schools, monitoring their sugar consumption in food and beverages becomes more challenging.  Food-tech start-up B.T. Sweet, Ltd. introduces CAMBYA™, its plant-based, sweetening platform to cut loads of sugar from favorite treats, such as hazelnut and chocolate spreads. B.T. Sweet cracked the code on helping manufacturers create tasty hazelnut and chocolate […]

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AgTech FinTech Investments

Trendlines Invests in Agri-Fintech Company AgriG8

The Trendlines Group Ltd. (“Trendlines”), is pleased to announce that its fund, The Trendlines Agrifood Fund Pte. Ltd., has invested in AgriG8 Pte Ltd. (“AgriG8”) as its first foray into the thriving agri-fintech space. Co-created in Q3 2021 with Golden Sunland Singapore Pte Ltd (“GSS”), AgriG8 leverages on the diverse experiences of its founders and […]

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AgTech Imagery Precision Agriculture

AgroScout Acquires the Assets of TerrAvion to Broaden its Imagery Capabilities in Agro Data Management

AgroScout agro analytics platform, announced today that it acquired the assets of TerrAvion, a market leader in imagery data management for agriculture. The acquisition fuels AgroScout’s high-resolution agriculture aerial imagery capabilities and agro data artificial intelligence for a wide range of crops. Effective immediately, current AgroScout and TerrAvion clients will have access to a powerful […]