What’s Next for Global AgTech

Twenty-sixteen was a year of contrasts for the agriculture technology startup market and paves the way for the sector’s next generation of technologies in 2017. Last month, we published the 2016 AgTech Investing Report, detailing $3.23 billion in investment across…
How to Encourage the Adoption of Agtech Innovation in India

Editor’s Note: Hemendra Mathur is agribusiness investment lead and venture partner at Bharat Innovations Fund, a new $150 million early stage fund with a focus on agtech, cleantech, health-tech and enterprise-tech ventures. Mathur previously worked at SEAF India Investment Advisors and Yes…
African Challenges to African Development

The parlous story of African economic and social development since independence best expressed in the failure to achieve the autonomous capacity for self-actuated development and in particular to create conditions of national and continental modern mass production and prosperity is…
Here is why Customer Capital Is better than Venture Capital

The decision on how to fund your early stage agritech startup has significant consequences for founders who are navigating the avalanche of information surrounding startup financing.  About 18 months ago I was looking to raise Venture Capital (VC) Series A…