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.

NutriLeads attracts €6.5M Series B funding to launch innovative immune-enhancing ingredient

Dutch Health Ingredients company Nutrileads has announced the closing of a Series B financing round of €6.5 million. The funding is provided by Icos Capital together with Goeie-Grutten and existing shareholders DSM Venturing, Oost NL, Shift Invest and Thuja. Nutrileads will use the capital to launch its the immune-enhancing...

Crop Protection Startup Enko Launches After Raising $66 million

Enko Chem, a startup employing AI and machine learning to help farmers sustainably protect their crops from pests and disease publicly launched after securing $45 million in a Series B round of financing, bringing its total funding raised to date to $66 million. Led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the...

Virtual Graduation Day of StartLife Spring 2020 Cohort

With great pleasure StartLife, one of the co-founders of F&A Next, invites you to the graduation of nine ambitious Food- & AgTech startups of the StartLife Accelerate Spring 2020 Cohort, which takes place online on Wednesday, June 24th 2020 from 15.30 to 18.00 (Central European Summer Time). For the first time StartLife opens...