AgriWebb, which has created a farm and livestock management solution, has secured a $14 million investment from UK outfit Wheatsheaf Group for a minority stake in the business.
The vision for Munch Crunch Organics is not to compete with the big retailers but to provide a sustainable and affordable model to meet demand for produce.
Australian agtech startup OneCrop was this week named the winner of the first prize at the Future Food Asia Awards, taking home US$100,000 in prize money.
T-Provenance will look at the applications of its blockchain tech to ensure food safety, traceability, and authenticity throughout the supply chain.
Bridestowe Lavender Estate’s Bobbie the Bear took China by storm a few years ago, transforming the scented teddy bear into an overnight celebrity.
With almost two years in Melbourne under its belt, agtech-focused innovation hub SproutX has partnered with Mildura Regional Development (MRD) to open a coworking space at Mildura hub The Mill.
Rocket Seeder will guide those working on ideas around personalised nutrition, snacking on the go, healthy ageing, and sustainable consumption & packaging.
AgriFutures Australia has launched an education program aimed at helping schoolchildren in rural and regional Australia learn about innovation and entrepreneurship in relation to the problems facing the agricultural sector.
FluroSat has raised $1.5 million from the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures, AirTree Ventures, and a group of strategic investors in the agricultural space led by Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) to help further develop its technology.
Monash University has partnered with Bosch Australia to create an agtech facility in Melbourne, which will work on the creation and testing of smart farming techniques.
Despite the fact they predominantly serve customers across regional areas, agtech businesses are earning a name for themselves in the wider startup space.
Leading investment totals for IoT agtechs is The Yield, which applies its flagship ‘Sensing+’ technology to detect the microclimate of an ecosystem
SparkLabs Groups has partnered with the NSW Government to launch Cultiv8, an accelerator targeting food and agtech startups.
Through the cloud-based ‘Spring Portal’ platform mining companies are able to easily manage their exploration and field staff online.
SproutX has announced the lineup of startups accepted into the SproutX Accelerator Program, the first agtech-based accelerator within Australia.