Anterra Capital Announces $175 Million Initial Closing of Second Agrifoodtech Fund

Anterra Capital, co-founder of F&A Next, announced the initial closing of its second agrifoodtech fund, Anterra F&A Ventures II, at $175 million. Due to the positive market reception for the fund’s mission and strategy, Anterra is tracking towards an upsized second fund, and anticipates a final closing in the...

WUR And Impact Investor Pymwymic Join Forces For A More Sustainable Food System

Wageningen University & Research and impact investor Pymwymic are to collaborate in the domain of sustainable food systems. The partnership aims to support innovative ideas and technologies. This cooperation forms the cornerstone of Pymwymic’s Healthy Food Systems Impact Fund II, which is currently being launched and working with WUR...

Calling All Dutch Innovative Protein Pioneers

Foodvalley NL, ScaleUpNation and InvestNL have joined forces to launch a new ‘Fastlane programme’ for innovative protein pioneers. For this programme they are now looking for ambitious entrepreneurs, based in the Netherlands, who have an innovation in the field of the protein transition, want to scale-up and need to...

How ICL Converges Food, Ag and Tech Together With Startups

ICL is a global specialty minerals and chemical company that is committed to advancing humanity for a sustainable future. F&A Next reached out to Hadar Sutovsky, VP External Innovation and General Manager of ICL Planet at ICL and panelist in the “Convergence of Food, Ag and Tech” discussion, for...

The Battle Of Next Heroes In Food & Agtech In Times Of A Pandemic

Changing our food system for the better is a challenge in and of itself for any startup in any year. But definitely more so in a year of a pandemic causing many enduring lock-downs. Last year we presented eight promising agrifoodtech startups at F&A Next. Where do they stand...

Livekindly Collective Raises $335M To Make Plant-Based Living The New Norm

The Livekindly Collective, a collection of heritage brands and startups, announced a successful capital raise of $335 million. This brings the total funds raised in its first year to a staggering $535 million, making it one of the top three highest-funded and fastest-growing plant-based food companies. The funding will...

F&A Next 2021: The Impact Of Innovation

F&A Next invites investors, entrepreneurs and experts to address the next challenges of our sector on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at the 6th annual F&A Next Summit. Aside from offering you the opportunity to virtually meet and greet with all participants, we look forward to showcasing the next scaling food and agtech companies and...

Are you our Next Hero in Food- & Agtech 2021?

F&A Next, Europe’s first and foremost platform for tech startups, scale-ups, investors and corporates in food & agriculture to boost disruptive innovations, is open to applications from startups that want pitch at the F&A Next 2021 summit in May and be titled ‘Next Hero in FoodTech & Agtech’. Startups...

Anterra Capital and StartLife Strengthen Ties Through Investor Partnership

Today Anterra Capital and StartLife, both co-founders of F&A Next, announced that they have formally entered into an investor partnership. Together they will back entrepreneurs who are building a healthier and sustainable food system. The partnership is an expansion of years of fruitful collaboration.