Hear from Pitch Across Maryland Finalist
Discovered during the year-long STRT1UP Roadshow
- Angel Academy session as well as Opportunity Zone Overview and Pathways to Early-stage Capital
- Finalist Pitches
- Mobtown Fermentation
- Tsao Baltimore
- Are You Cheating
- Industry Sector Finalists
- “Where are they Now?!” accomplishments and stories of past ventures
And (of course) Networking with the...
Can a robot pick a strawberry better, faster, and cheaper than a seasonal farmworker?
Source: Farmworkers could be replaced by robots sooner than we think - The Washington PostRead More
Recent advances to address hunger through agricultural advancement have been shown to boost crop growth by 40 percent by creating a shortcut for a glitch that plagues most food crops.
Source: How to feed the world by 2050? Recent breakthrough boosts plant growth by 40 percent -- ScienceDailyRead More
Flurosense, Agworld, PCT Agcloud, CSIRO, and AgLink Australia recently won a grant to build an interoperable agronomic analytics engine to resolve many of the inherent challenges surrounding agricultural data. Anastasia Volkova tells us more.
Source: How to Overcome the Many Challenges Associated with Agricultural Data - AgFunderNewsRead More
*Feb 14 17:30 Added further clarification of the nomination process and corrected URL and description for Farmy* We’re very excited to open our Third Annual AgFunder AgriFood Tech Innovation Awards, where we recognize the innovators and entrepreneurs driving the agrifood tech sector forward. Our nomination committee of experienced agrifood tech investors has selected a shortlist of … Continue reading 60 AgriFood Tech Startups Nominated for 2019 AgFunder Innovation Awards – Vote Now!...
MidAtlantic Farm Credit just released a video from the most December 2018 AgPitch Competition.
A record number of startups applied for the third year of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator, organized and run by global agtech business Alltech alongside Irish tech community hub Dogpatch Labs.
Source: From Lab-Grown Meat to Blockchain, Alltech Accelerator Selects 10 Global Startups at the Cutting Edge of AgTech - AgFunderNewsRead More
The Hunt Valley-based tastemaker teamed with Big Blue to expand the creative palette for new seasonings.
Source: McCormick and IBM add AI to the mix for developing new seasonings - Technical.ly BaltimoreRead More
*THIS IS A FREE EVENT!*
MARC encourages everyone that wants to support pollinators to plant the right plants that will feed them throughout the changing seasons. This is one of the most important and tangible things people can do to support pollinators in our area. This workshop, Gardening for Pollinators, will cover many topics to help you get started on your pollinator garden or help you incorporate pollinator-friendly plants in any space!
Source: Pollinator Workshop - Maryland...Read More
The National Science Foundation (NSF), the fifth largest distributor of SBIR awards among federal agencies, received more than 20,000 proposals over the decade long period from 2008 to 2017, approving more than 3,600 (16.8 percent), according to an SSTI analysis of NSF data. NSF SBIR awards are the least concentrated of all federal agencies, as measured by share of awards going to firms with more than 10+ awards. An SSTI analysis found that New Hampshire (28 percent success rate), Wisconsin...Read More