Fulcrum Global Capital shares their views on venture investing in animal health.
The announcement of Telus Agriculture marks Animal AgTech 2.0 as the Canadian comms company seeks to digitally connect the beef supply chain. Here's why that matters:
As the sun sets on 2020, two juxtaposed themes to note: This once-in-a-generation massively disruptive & wildly uncertain thing began crashing down on us in March and one of the first things consumers did was fill their freezers with meat, as evidenced by empty retail meat cases in the spring or by the fact that [...]
ButcherBox CEO & founder, Mike Salguero, paints a vision for a robust grass fed cattle feeding segment in the US including the challenges that must be overcome first.
“We are going to replace animals in the food system by 2035,” said Pat Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods, in late August 2019. According to a Harvard Business School case study on plant-based meat alternatives: “In 2016, after $80 million in research and development, Impossible Foods launched its first product: a plant-based imitation of [...]
“We don’t see many options." "It’s not relevant, it doesn’t move the right needle." These are 2 common themes about technology solutions that I hear when talking with big players in animal ag production that would be customers, the strategics that would be acquirers, and the angel & venture investors that would provide early capital [...]
Tyson recently announced their next CEO and there’s only one way that decision makes sense: Tyson intends to be a tech company. The natural next questions are, why & how would Tyson do this? To answer the Why, follow the margin. Here’s a snapshot of Tyson’s FY Q3 margins across business lines for 2020 [...]
This week Tyson Foods named Dean Banks as its next Chief Executive Officer. Dean Banks was named president of Tyson Foods last December, but the media references his experience as a “ tech executive” and his time at Alphabet. Curious about this experience, I went to his LinkedIn profile. Was he a C-level executive at Alphabet? Division [...]