Agfunder, KK&P, The New Food Economy
First published September 2019
Startups have evolved from being the ‘next big thing’ to solving some of the world’s largest social, environmental and economic problems. Food is no exception.
Agri-FoodTech, in particular, is an emerging category within the food startup universe with enormous potential to impact critical issues from climate change to food insecurity. More and more venture capital is being invested in the sector, but it’s not reaching one of the leading groups of entrepreneurs—female founders.
This is a problem on many levels, and one this report aims to dissect, diagnose and create a platform for addressing.