21 Dec

This article first appeared on Successful Farming at Agriculture.com on Dec. 14, 2017. By Gil Gullickson.  Gene editing is akin to flicking on a light switch (almost). On the surface, a light switch and gene editing have as much in common as a linebacker does with a ballerina. Dig a bit deeper, though. “In a very […]

21 Dec

TechAccel President and CEO Michael Helmstetter recently talked with Aerin Einstein-Curls of FeedNavigator about opportunities for investment in AgTech innovations.  See the full article at FeedNavigator: What AgTech innovation is sparking investor interest? 21-Dec-2017 By Aerin Einstein-Curtis Crop innovation rather than animal health and nutrition is attracting the AgTech money, says TechAccel. However, it noted […]

18 Dec

This article originally appeared on Global Ag Investing, by Michelle Pelletier Marshall, GAI Media, Dec. 12, 2017: http://www.globalaginvesting.com/15-minutes-techaccel-co-founder-president-ceo-dr-michael-helmstetter/ TechAccel, based in Overland Park, Kansas, is a venture and technology development organization focused on agriculture and animal health. It identifies and invests in new technologies and funds science advancement initiatives with leading research universities to drive the innovations to market. […]

01 Dec

This article originally appeared Nov. 30, 2017, at AnimalPharm, by Joseph Harvey: https://animalpharm.agribusinessintelligence.informa.com/AP013328/TechAccel-Animal-health-is-an-underappreciated-investor-target US agricultural investment firm TechAccel has underlined the need for more venture capital investment in animal health – music to the ears of many start-ups in the industry. The firm’s manager of investments, Brett Morris, said: “We believe animal health and nutrition is […]