27 Jul

This article originally appeared in The University Network: https://www.tun.com/blog/techaccel-research-universities-global-demand-food/  By Jackson Schroeder The global demand for food is rapidly rising and becoming increasingly difficult to sustain. By 2050, the world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion and food demand is supposed to increase anywhere between 58% and 98%. There is substantial confusion and uncertainty […]

14 Jul

This article was published in the Kansas City Business Journal July 13: All-star ag tech VC’s mission: Solve the global food crisis. Technology Acceleration Partners LLC may be locally based, but its mission is thinking global – and big. Its primary goal is to help solve the global food crisis. CEO Michael Helmstetter talks about the […]

11 Jul

It started with a simple error. The young rice plants were carefully ordered in the greenhouse, arranged in rows labeled with their specific transgenic modification. All conditions controlled, the stage was set for an experiment to determine if the transgenic manipulation in these strains of rice would improve photosynthesis and, therefore, yield. But instead they […]

11 Jul

Five Equity Investments & Seven Engaged Science Advancement Projects Underway with Research Universities to Address World’s Growing Food Needs KANSAS CITY, Mo.—July 12, 2017—TechAccel, the Kansas City–based technology and venture development company, today announced significant traction toward its goal of investing in companies committed to solving the global food crisis. With five equity investments and […]