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F&A Next Presents Eight ‘Next Heroes in Food & Agtech 2021’

Today, we are excited to announce the eight highly promising Next Heroes in Food- & Agtech 2021. During the summit they will pitch their innovative solutions for a healthy and sustainable food system and including questioning by three seasoned investors a.k.a. "the judges". Agfunder spoke to the startups and...

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The carbon question: Making global carbon markets work for farmers

Tune into the ‘Targeting Zero Carbon in Food & Ag’ session, featuring Barbara Baarsma, CEO of Rabo Carbon Bank; Paul Gambill, CEO of carbon marketplace Nori; Béla Jankovich de Jeszenice, chairman of Commonland; Matt Marshall, senior director of corporate strategy for Nutrien; and Ken Giller, professor of plant production...

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The View From Big Food

At the upcoming F&A Next summit, Nicholas Fereday, Executive Director Food & Agribusiness of Rabobank, will discuss the Impact of Innovation and compare his notes with Rob Leclerc (Agfunder). Want to pre-view some of Nicholas’s notes already? Read his 'View From Big Food’ in which he gives special attention...

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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...

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Mosa Meat CEO on choosing non-GMO, differentiation & pricing the novelty factor

In collaboration with F&A Next, Agfunder spoke with Mosa Meat’s CEO Maarten Bosch ahead of his speaking slot at F&A Next 2021 in May. AFN spoke about the company’s first burger, its evolution since, and how the company is charting its future in the currently murky regulatory environment that...

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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...

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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...

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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...
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