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Meet These 7 Agri-Food Tech Startups Of GROW’s New Female-Led Cohort

4 Mins Read GROW, the AgFunder-backed food and agri-tech focused accelerator, has just welcomed its new cohort of startups set to join its program in Singapore. These startups have been selected for their food chain resilience and sustainability solutions, innovating novel foods and ingredients, alternative proteins and fixing the key issues of food waste, decarbonisation and more. GROW’s […]

Total Agri-Food Tech Funding In 2020 To Reach US$30.5 Billion, New Data Shows

5 Mins Read Investment into the agri-food tech industry in 2020 is expected to top US$30.5 billion, representing a 34.5% increase from the year before, according to new statistics. As the pandemic continues to spotlight the critical need for resilient supply chain solutions, funding has been pouring into a range of ventures in the industry, spanning from novel […]

Singapore Unveils New US$45.2M Agritech Fund To Empower Farmers Through Food Tech Innovation

4 Mins Read In a recent announcement, the Singapore government will dedicate S$60 million (US$45.2 million) for a new agritech fund that will focus on supporting farmers through the use of technology that ultimately boosts domestic food production. The purpose of the Agri-Food Cluster Transformation Fund is to help farmers through the use technology in local food production. […]

5 Things I Learnt While Writing My Book On Agrifood Tech & Alt Protein

6 Mins Read By: Shen Ming Lee Hungry For Disruption offers a futuristic vision for embracing the scientific and technological advances in food for the coming decades. The book explores how breakthrough innovations in smart agriculture, novel farming systems, genomics, alternative protein, and food waste management will play a key role in the future of food and agriculture. […]

AgFunder Launches ESG-Focused GROW Impact Fund

2 Mins Read AgFunder, a venture capital firm focused on agri-food tech startups based in Silicon Valley and Singapore, has just launched GROW Impact Fund, its first to be entirely dedicated to technologies that will perform on environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics across the food system. It comes as ESG-related funds have proven more crisis-resilient and have […]