iSelect Fund, The Van Trump Report and The Yield Lab Institute are pleased to announce the launch of a new weekly webinar series entitled Agrifood Conversations featuring the best in agricultural innovation. With in-depth presentations from some of the leading companies and entrepreneurs in the agtech space, Agrifood Conversations is all about driving agriculture innovation forward and sharing the stories, successes and developments in the industry.
Based in Brooklyn, NY, Agrilyst’s SaaS-based platform provides indoor farmers with data-driven insights to make more profitable production decisions, optimizing labor cost efficiency and improving crop yield. With Agrilyst, indoor growers create seeding plans, schedule harvests, assign tasks, manage climate and nutrient density, and forecast yield, sales, and varietal performance.
Based in Boulder, Colo., Rebound Technologies is commercializing a freeze point suppression cooling cycle technology that targets the most critical part of the cold chain: refrigeration.
From AgDaily: Software, social media and the latest wearable gadgets might be getting all the attention, but its the technological changes that are shaking up the agriculture market that are really going to change lives over the next decade. And it’s coming not a moment too soon.
Agrilyst, the intelligence platform for indoor farms, is pleased to announce the recent closure of its latest strategic fundraising round. New investors included iSelect Fund, Argonautic Ventures, Horizons Lab and Onlan Capital Ventures, with existing investors Compound and New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund joining as a follow-on.
Welcoming Dr. Charles Mully to Davos on the Delta
At Age 6 Charles Mully found himself on the streets of Kenya. No parents. No Home. Through diligence and hard work, by the 1980’s he had put that life behind him, now a successful businessman on top of the world. In spite of his tremendous achievements, the plight of the growing street children problem in his country remained strong in Charles’ heart. He was unable to shut out their cries, the cries he understands so well, and he realized he must respond. He then started a new life, building the Mully Children’s Family (MCF). Since 1989, MCF has become and remains a home to many less fortunate as it transmits them from a state of homelessness to homeowners, a state of hopelessness to one full of hope and dignity. Dr. Mully sees the opportunity to change the nature of agriculture in Kenya, creating opportunity, innovation, productivity. He is coming to Davos on the Delta to learn how to accelerate food system innovation in Kenya, integrating the best of the technology from Davos with the practical opportunities in Kenya.