What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, and eat our food is changing. New technologies and food products are playing a key role in shaping that change. In this podcast, we speak to the people driving that future, from entrepreneurs and venture capital investors, to farmers and food businesses. Welcome to Future Food!
How can robotics startups respond to the urgent need for automation in the food industry?
The time for automation in food and agriculture is now. But are the robots ready to be unleashed?
Foodtech & sustainability in Asia amid food security challenges
Covid-19 started in Asia, and the region was the first to feel the social and economic impacts of the disease as it spread worldwide. It’s also where businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, and governments have spent the most time dealing with Covid-19 and its effects. Their insights and experience – and the strategies they’ve adopted to ride out the pandemic – could prove invaluable to agrifood players not just in Asia, but elsewhere in the world, too. This is the recording of our second webinar.
From software to regenerative agriculture, SoilWorks believes the key to better health is in the ground
In this episode of Future Food, which I co-hosted with my wonderful colleague Lauren Stine, our reporter and resident rancher, we talk to Lew Moorman and Nick Honegger of Soilworks, a newly-created investment group focused on regenerative agriculture. Nick and Lew founded SoilWorks after working together at Scaleworks, the B2B SaaS focused investment organization founded by Lew.
Digging into the future and sustainability of protein in our diets
The importance of protein in our diets is hardly breaking news.
When you combine the developing world’s desire for more meat, with the over-consumption of meat and protein in the developed world, alongside a growing desire in multiple corners of the world to eat fewer animal-based products, there’s clear pressure on the globe’s protein supply.
Sara Eckhouse & Victor Friedberg from FoodShot Global speak about their hopes for a more precise protein industry.
How the digitalization of agriculture will increase food's sustainability
How does an environmentalist become an aerial imagery data analytics and A.I. entrepreneur? Find out in this episode with Al Eisaian, a serial entrepreneur from the mobile apps and software space.
Al's company IntelinAir uses images captured from airplanes to help farmers identify problem areas in their fields and make decisions that can reduce the burden of their activities on the environment, such as reducing pesticide or fertilizer usage. It can also importantly help the bottom line of those farms.
The future of agrifood investing in the wake of Covid-19
Covid-19 is the first big crisis for agrifood investing, an investment area that largely emerged in the wake of the global financial crisis. How will investors respond and what does it mean for the future of investment across the sector?
This is part of a new series of webinars AgFunder is hosting to navigate the crisis. This first episode features Dave Friedberg, founder of agech's first unicorn, and Blake Stevens, principal at Alexandria Ventures.
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