This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the job cuts at UiPath, the issues of third-party document verification at an example of IDNow and Veriff, the OECD United Approach proposal, the new podcast series from our friend Martin Bryant, and much more. The featured interview of this episode is one with Mark Durno, managing partner at Rockstart AgriFood in Copenhagen.
Augmenta, an Athens-based agritech startup, has raised $2.5 million seed funding to improve the life of farmers through automated precision software that retrofits to existing farming equipment. The round was led by Hardware Club, the first global VC focused on hardware and full-stack startups, with support from Marathon Venture Capital. Agriculture is one of the […]
Finnish IoT sensor startup Soil Scout has secured a late-seed funding round led by Husqvarna Group. Soil Scout plans to use the funding to scale production so it can help more farmers, sports venues, and managers of green spaces around the world better manage their water resources. The startup has developed a singular system for […]
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MoA Technology Limited (MoA) has raised £6.3 million in Series A round to develop its crop protection discovery platforms in a bid to avert the global herbicide resistance crisis. Overuse of a small range of herbicides in the last 30 years has led to increasing levels of weed resistance worldwide. Spun out from Oxford University’s […]
Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS), a Scottish-founded agritech startup, has reaped £5.4 million in a funding round led by the US-based S2G Ventures, with participation from AgFunder and Scottish Investment Bank (SIB). IGS has built a plug-and-play vertical farming solution that it sells to indoor farms. The technology used in IGS’s products, according to the company, […]
German-founded Urban farming startup Infarm has secured a $100 million funding round described as a mix of equity and debt financing led by Atomico, with participation from existing investors Balderton Capital, Astanor Ventures, Cherry Ventures, and TriplePoint Capital. Infarm has developed a quickly-deployable modular urban vertical farming platform. The company currently operates in Germany, Switzerland, […]