Food & Agriculture Innovators
By Mike Betts
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Mike Betts from the Food and Agriculture Innovators Podcast and formerly Investment Director at AgFunder sits down to interview entrepreneurs, investors and stakeholders from around the world building technology innovation to sustainably and profitably improve the global food system. Discover untold stories about how companies have been built, technologies on the horizon, where investors are seeing opportunities, and the challenges and opportunities abundant today as we work to feed the growing population. You can get full show notes for all episodes at: foodaginnovators.com/podcasts.
||Clean7: Less Sugar, More Protein Using Mushroom Technology - Alan Hahn of MycoTechnology||Alan Hahn is the co-founder and CEO of MycoTechnology, a food ingredient technology company. The company creates fungi-based powders using a proprietary fermentation process. Their product line today includes a taste modulating powder called...||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Making Healthier Sugars Tagatose and Allulose - Ed Rogers of Bonumose||Ed Rogers is the co-founder and CEO of Bonumose, a food ingredient technology company. The company’s patented process was invented by co-founder Dr. Dan Wichelecki and utilizes combinations of natural enzymes to convert plant-based raw...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Climate Change Fighting Fungi and Empowering Smallholder Farmers - Rusty Rodriguez of Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies||Dr. Rusty Rodriguez is the CEO of Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies (AST), an ag biotech company that has developed microbial solutions that enable plants to battle climate and environmental stress, increasing crop quality and yields. These stressors...||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Ranching in the Ocean with Phil Cruver of Catalina Sea Ranch, a shellfish aquaculture company||Phil Cruver is the Founder and CEO of Catalina Sea Ranch (CSR), which owns the first offshore aquaculture facility in U.S. federal waters. This was a fascinating conversation as Phil tells the story of how he had to essentially build a new...||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Predicting Crop Yields, Satellite Imagery and Machine Learning with David Potere of TellusLabs||David Potere is Co-founder and CEO of TellusLabs, a company that combines decades of satellite imagery with machine learning to predict crop yields and help its customers, which range from farmer to hedge fund manager. Get the full show notes at...||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Investing in Brazilian AgTech with Francisco Jardim of SP Ventures||Francisco Jardim is Co-founder and Managing Director of venture capital firm, SP Ventures. In the interview we discuss how his firm is capitalizing on the opportunity of agriculture technology investing in Brazil. Get the full show notes...||8/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Farming Flies and Business Building in the Sustainability Revolution with Jason Drew of AgriProtein||Jason Drew is the Co-founder and CEO of AgriProtein based in Cape Town, South Africa. In the interview we go back to the early years and career of Jason, how he got started on his path to farming flies, the business of AgriProtein that’s...||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great insights and conversation around all things in the food and agriculture space. Well done Mike.
Informative & Interesting
I didn't realize how interesting agriculture can be. This podast has a really unique look at some parts of the food chain I never knew existed.
Whether you are a professional working in agriculture or technology or a concerned citizen interested in our global food system, this podcast is very informative. The individuals interviewed give thorough glimpses of the importance of and the ins and outs of this work. Very well done and interesting to hear from different perspectives and experiences from around the globe!