Saturday December 14, 2019

New agri fund to back start-ups feeding the world

23rd December, 2018

Irish agriculture investor Aidan Connolly has launched a new fund aimed at supporting the growth of start-ups that can help feed a potential global population of ten billion people by 2050. Previously Connolly was chief innovation officer and vice-president with Alltech, with whom he spent 28 years, living in seven countries.

According to Connolly, AgriTech Capital will eschew the path taken by “traditional agri-funds”.

“I want to focus on advising, leading and consulting in start-ups,...

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