Tech.eu Podcast #141: What’s going on at UiPath, who is verifying your ID online, the OECD “digital tax” proposal, interview with Rockstart’s Mark Durno

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.

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Augmenta gets $2.5 million to transform farming without changing farmer behavior

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 […]

Feeding the future is not just for agritech: Win €15,000 and get long-term investment in a cross-industry startup challenge by Lely

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it’s independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, Feed the Future. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on Tech.eu, read this and contact us if you’re interested in partnering with us. We’ve probably all […]

Scottish vertical farming startup Intelligent Growth Solutions picks up £5.4 million

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, […]

Berlin-based urban farming platform Infarm lands $100 million from Atomico

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, […]