Agriculture and food tech accelerator SparkLabs Cultiv8 has selected 10 new startups for its 4th cohort. The global Sparklabs Group invests in early-stage companies and each startup will receive up to A$100,000 in seed funding. This year’s group includes a CSIRO project using seaweed in livestock feed to reduce their methane production, a consumer app… Read more »
Wagga Wagga is set to boost its agtech chops further, with impact investment services firm Blue River Group launching Bridge Hub, an innovation hub to test and commercialise new ideas in the agrifood sector.
German startup giant Rocket Internet has acquired Australian online corporate catering business Order-In. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Feastively’s promise is that meals take only 15 minutes to cook or prepare, in one pan, with Feastively’s chefs doing all the chopping of ingredients and pre-cooking for them.
SnackProud looks to help companies do their part to ensure their employees are snacking healthily by providing snack boxes packed full of snacks that deliver the energy hit without the nutritional hit.
SparkLabs Groups has partnered with the NSW Government to launch Cultiv8, an accelerator targeting food and agtech startups.
The Cater Crew’s Rizvi Mridha promised he’d “never do something half-arsed” after shuttering his first business
“I promised myself I’d never do something half arsed…the decision was already made in my mind that if I was going to do something, I’d do it full time.”
Applications are open for Rocket Seeder, a new incubator program aiming to help Victorian-based startups in the food and agtech space further develop.
Scaleup Mediafund, a fund providing media ad inventory for equity, has announced food ordering and payments platform Hey You as its latest investment.
Tayble allows customers to look at a restaurant menu and order as soon they take a seat. The mobile app also acts as a discovery platform for nearby venues.
Government announces $151 million in funding for Cooperative Research Centres focused on food, agtech, and transport
The government has announced funding of $151.5 million to develop four CRC’s dealing with food, agtech and transport for research and innovation.
GetFoodi is a new foodtech startup that wants to connect local boutique bakeries with their customers. The startup wants to create a one-stop platform where consumers can visualise cakes and desserts their bakeries have to offer.
Sprout Kitchen is a Melbourne-based startup that allows businesses to rent out flexible kitchen space. The startup provides a service for restaurants to expand into new suburbs and areas without the overheads of cost and a locked in contract.
Ordermentum raises $2.5 million Series A round to help suppliers and retailers in food and beverage space manage orders
Sydney B2B startup Ordermentum, which helps suppliers and retailers in the food and beverage space manage orders, has raised $2.5 million in a Series A round.
Freemantle startup Life Cykel repurposes coffee waste to grow local and gourmet oyster mushrooms to create a sustainable and healthy food source.