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The latest happenings in the GROW agrifood tech ecosystem 

GROW IN THE NEWS

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2 June 2021

“The fact that we are seeing increasing numbers of local and regional entrepreneurs turning their attention to the agrifoodtech sector, successfully raising funds, and going on to expand outside of their home markets is evidence of a vibrant startup ecosystem that simply didn’t exist a handful of years ago,” said John Friedman, director of AgFunder Asia.

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18 February 2021

 "Its innovation agency, Enterprise Singapore, has partnered with investors and accelerators including AgFunder-backed GROW to develop the domestic foodtech ecosystem and attract foreign entrepreneurs to its shores."

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5 October 2020

"AFN is zeroing in on supply chain technologies that align with the Food Bowl objective of helping Singapore meet its ‘30 by 30‘ nutrition sourcing goal by building “a more resilient, sustainable, and decentralized agrifood ecosystem.”

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13 May 2021

"GROW, a Singaporean accelerator programme aimed at driving change in the global agrifood system, has unveiled the second cohort of its latest initiative, the Impact Accelerator."

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19 January 2021

"This is a unique opportunity for startups operating in new frontiers of foodtech and agtech to supercharge their growth by tapping into a global network with GROW as their gateway to Asia and the world."

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29 September 2020

"To mark the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (or #FLWDay for short) AFN recently held a roundtable discussion with three other members of the Singapore Food Bowl cohort, each of which is focused on reducing food loss and waste."

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9 May 2021

"GROW’s newest group represents its most diverse yet, hailing from 9 countries globally and 70% founded by women."

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19 January 2021

"If you have an agri-food tech idea or you already own a small farming business and want to improve yield and work processes through innovation, below are some Singapore-based accelerator programmes and incubators you can consider approaching to kickstart or scale-up your business."

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21 September 2020

"Over the next few weeks, AFN will run mini-profiles of the 12 startups taking part in Singapore Food Bowl. Today, we’re taking a look at the two ‘Innovative Food’ teams participating in the program – SingCell and Smoocht."

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6 May 2021

"Representing some of the most promising technological innovations for the food and agriculture sectors, the diverse cohort was picked from over 270 applicants hailing from 58 countries."

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12 October 2020

"In the last of our mini-series profiling the Food Bowl cohort, we meet the representatives of four teams using technology to make farming — including indoor and urban ag, vertical farms, and traditional rural agriculture — a more sustainable food source for major cities like Singapore." 

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GROW ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

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16 June 2021

Green Rebel unveils ‘Asia’s first’ plant-based whole cuts

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8 December 2020

DiMuto - Singapore offers $9m boost to blockchain projects, starting with farmer finance

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11 June 2021

Mi Terro: Winner at Future Food Asia 2021 Award

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2 June 2021

S4S' Shital Somani Kasat: leading change for rural Indian women

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24 May 2021

Mayani partners with Walter Supermarket to support local farmers

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20 May 2021

BYAS develops flavouring to elevate plant-based seafood