Sustainable Food & AgTech Market Update – January 2019



Sustainable Food & AgTech Market Update Newsletter - January 2019

Greentech Capital Advisors’ Sustainable Food & AgTech Monthly Market Update summarizes key announcements, M&A, and capital raising activity related to sustainable agriculture, while providing detailed trading metrics on public companies across the sector.

Key Takeaways:

  • Kroger has partnered with Microsoft to re-invent the consumer experience in order to stay competitive with delivery services and e-commerce platforms
  • Online delivery platforms like Gousto and Postmates are continuing to attract capital, as investors seek to capitalize on consumers’ shift towards in-home shopping and dining
  • Vertical farming startups such as 80 Acre Farms will become an important part of agricultural production in the coming years given enhanced yields and year-round growing