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AgriFood Tech startups, those innovating all the way from farm-to-fork, raised $16.9 billion in 2018, a 43% year-over-year increase, in-line with the overall VC market globally. In contrast to all VC industries there was an 11% increase in deal activity, particularly at the seed stage where levels have contracted in...

In August, the Chinese government released a report praising the trend of “Smart pig raising,” highlighting the need for the pork industry to embrace the “ABCDs,” which naturally, stand for Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology, Cloud Computing, and Big Data. Now, according to The New York Times, the government is leaning even harder into...

Accelerator or Incubator? What to Look for in a Biotech Startup Program Early stage biotech companies and scientists interested in commercialization need great accelerator programs, not more biotech incubators. Source: Accelerator or Incubator? What to Look for in a Biotech Startup Program...

In most organizations, consensus decision-making is the default. Unfortunately, a lot of evidence, both scientific and anecdotal, is beginning to ask whether consensus is as valuable as once assumed. Source: How Consensus Kills Innovation...