22 Nov

By Brett Morris, CFA® This article also was published Nov. 22, 2018, at AgFunder.  Ag Biotech (agriculture biotechnology)  applies to all technologies used on the farm involving biological or chemical processes. It is a broad category involving many types of technology and science, including breeding, genetics, microbiome research, and animal health and nutrition. Ag biotech […]

16 Nov

Second “Path to Commercialization” Grant Awarded to Donald Danforth Plant Science Center KANSAS CITY, Mo.—November 16, 2017—TechAccel, the Kansas City-based technology and venture development company, today announced it has awarded a second grant under its “Path to Commercialization” program at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, one of the world’s largest independent plant science institutes, […]

10 Nov

Excerpted from the Kansas City Business Journal, Nov. 10, 2017 Special Section: “Table of Experts: Agribusiness in the Kansas City Region.” Kimberly Young of the KC Animal Health Corridor: What are the most important trends in agriculture and ag-tech? Michael Helmstetter of TechAccel: There are both good and challenging trends right now. One challenging trend […]

01 Nov

This article by Brian Boyce originally appeared Nov. 1, 2018 in AgDaily. Deep in the darkest dirt of America’s Midwest, Wall Street capital waters the seeds of Silicon Valley technology. And the gadgets and systems once considered storylines for science-fiction films are coming up by the wagon-load as a result. Sam Fiorello, Chief Operating Officer […]