‘Gourmet Farmer’ and small business owner Matthew Evans on resilience and hope in the time of coronavirus

- March 23, 2020 5 MIN READ

Matthew Evans runs his family small business, Fat Pig Farm, near the Huon River in Southern Tasmania with his partner, Sadie Chrestman.  The farm has a market garden, pigs and dairy cows. They’ve been building the business for nine years, and in 2016 launched a cookery school, produce store and restaurant serving their home-grown produce.… Read more »

Full Profile

Sydney agritech startup Full Profile uses blockchain tech to help farmers get paid in real time

- September 30, 2016 3 MIN READ

Sydney startup Full Profile is one of Australia’s only companies that is creating solutions for the cross sections of fintech and agritech. Using blockchain technology and smart contracts, Full Profile has developed a platform called AgriDigital that helps farmers get paid in real-time to solve the industry problem of counterparty risk for buyers and banks.

Ripple Effect

Australian platform The Ripple Effect looks to address the stigma of suicide in regional and farming communities

- August 17, 2016 4 MIN READ

To breakdown and address the suicide stigma in regional and farming communities Sandpit has created a web application called The Ripple Effect. The startup is a personalised web application that presents real stories and experiences of people who have experienced suicide in their community. Each story is presented to the user in a way that is relevant to them and their relationship to the subject.


Melbourne startup AgriWebb is a livestock management solution for farmers

- May 12, 2016 5 MIN READ

Melbourne startup AgriWebb has created a livestock management solution with full data transparency to capture information and help farmers make smarter farming decisions. The agritech startup uses an e-notebook to take the pain out of cattle and sheep record keeping, allowing farmers to focus on their enterprise rather than audits and compliance.


AgriMap is making it easier for farmers to keep thorough records and save money

- October 26, 2015 3 MIN READ

Farming is a multi-billion dollar industry and in terms of new technologies, the AgriTech space is one of the fastest growing on the planet right now. As the industry struggles to manage the growth of the world’s food resources in trying conditions, startups are beginning to create ways to make operations more efficient and cost effective.