05 Sep

TechAccel partners for animal health product development 05-Sep-2018 By Aerin Einstein-Curtis As part of an effort to address gaps in production for animal health products, TechAccel has formed an alliance with Kansas based Reliance Animal Health Partners to create a “revenue-ready” product production process, says CFA.   This article appears at FeedNavigator, published Sept. 5, […]

21 Aug

This opinion piece was first published Aug. 21, 2018, by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., at Forbes: “The Future of Animal Health.”  Kansas City is at the center of the animal health ecosystem, especially during Global Animal Health Week when the KC Animal Health Corridor hosts its annual Market Insight Seminar, Homecoming dinner, and Investment Forum. Collectively, […]

20 Aug

Novel Partnership Between TechAccel and Reliance Animal Health Partners Will Develop Revenue-ready Products.  KANSAS CITY, MO – (Aug. 20, 2018) – TechAccel today announced a novel partnership with Reliance Animal Health Partners to focus exclusively on bringing animal health innovations to market under the name of Covenant Animal Health Partners. Covenant is dedicated to the […]

05 Jul

This opinion piece, by TechAccel President and CEO Michael Helmstetter, first appeared in Forbes June 26, 2018.  Venture investors poured more than $4 billion* into agtech last year, and we are on pace to match or exceed that this year. The convergence of AI, cloud computing, big data and gene editing, with applications from soil to […]

26 Jun

Program Funds Novel Method for Genome Editing; Trial will Focus on Tomato Plants   DAVIS, CA and KANSAS CITY, MO–June 26, 2018–TechAccel, the Kansas City–based technology and venture development company, today announced its selection of a grant recipient under the Venture Catalyst Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR™) Grant program at The University of California, […]

18 May

Written by TechAccel President and CEO Michael Helmstetter, this article first appeared on the GlobalAg Investing website May 17, 2018. It also appears in the GAI Gazette June 2018, Volume 5, Issue 2.  The 2015 agtech investment bubble was a master class in the difference between ‘big money’ and ‘smart money’. Big money flows indiscriminately into […]

12 Apr

AgriTech Tomorrow published this article by TechAccel CEO Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., April 12, 2018: Last year recorded groundbreaking technological advances in agriculture, even as the ag giants focused on consolidation. In looking back over the trends that shaped 2017, we can locate the signs pointing to the big stories we anticipate this year. Last year […]