ImpactAlpha, Feb. 26 – Humans have deployed technology to defy nature’s limitations on the cultivation of food – to nature’s detriment. Now, a growing number of venture capitalists are doubling down on technology – to harmonize agriculture and nature. Mission-driven investment firms are writing early checks to companies making biological crop treatments, food preservation techniques and
Lab-grown protein may be “the deepest, fastest, most consequential disruption in food and agricultural production since the first domestication of plants and animals,” says a report by RethinkX.
Delhi-based TechnifyBiz works with India’s farming cooperatives to boost the value of their products with basic sorting and processing, then connects farmers to buyers via an online marketplace.
Australia’s green bank, Clean Energy Finance Corporation, and billionaire Mike Cannon-Brooke's Grok Ventures backed the early-stage fund.