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VCs throughout the world invested $1.6 billion in agtech companies last quarter, bringing the year's total to $4.2 billion. Although the capital raised in Q3 marks a 14% drop from Q2, the sector has already hit a decade high for annual deal value, with the total through Sept. 30 surpassing...

The Maryland Department of Commerce is partnering with the Maryland Business Innovation Association (MBIA) to launch the Maryland Business Innovation Challenge (MDBIC), a unique program which will bring together the state’s corporate community with local innovators to solve real-time business challenges.@F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3techSource: Maryland Commerce, Maryland Business Innovation...

After five founders stepped up to pitch (virtually) during demo day this week, leaders of the F3 Tech Accelerator announced Boyds, Maryland-based EnergyLink3 as the winner of $25,000 in funding.It capped a four-month program providing resources to the startups, who are working on problems in F3 Tech’s focus areas of...

The F3 Tech Accelerator Program Final Award Event will take place virtually on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST.The five promising new companies will provide a 10-minute presentation to a panel of five judges.One finalist with the greatest ability to obtain investment and generate revenue will be awarded...

Solar Oysters, one of F3 Tech's Accelerator companies, has created a high-tech, revolutionary way to farm oysters.“A normal oyster farm is about 300,000 oysters per acre,” says Mark Rice, a manager at Solar Oysters LLC, which has been testing production on smaller barges in the waters near Solomons Island.Watch the...

According to a Private Industry Notification article targeted to the agricultural industry, the Federal Bureau of Investigation Cyber Division warned the food and agriculture sector that it is increasingly becoming vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks. The report warns farmers to be aware of and understand the cyber risks associated with using...

EnergyLink3, one of F3 Tech’s 2020 Accelerator companies, batteries will be manufactured in New York at a former IBM campus by C4V and iM3, which has been supported by a $13.25 million investment by Governor Cuomo’s administration, making it the world’s seventh Gigafactory.@F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3tech Source: EnergyLink3 and C4V...