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From a deep dive into how OpenTable, Cover and others are revolutionizing restaurant payments to an inside look at how Whole Foods is using tech to stay competitive, these are last week’s top food tech news stories. Like what you read? Feast your eyes on the full roundup here. Or better yet, sign up for our newsletter and get the latest and greatest in food tech delivered to your inbox every week.
Our own Danielle Gould writes about why we need to lower the barriers to success for food entrepreneurs, and how we plan to do it.
$1.79 billion was pumped into ag and agtech in August, Singapore’s gov’t announced a $63 million fund for farmers and Village Capital launched an ag accelerator.
Forage cofounder and subscription box pioneer Emily LaFave chats with us about her startup’s innovative meal-kit meets restaurant model, her lessons learned and her advice for fellow entrepreneurs.
Eater Data Lead Ryan Sutton looks at facts, figures, and data of mobile restaurant payments.
Exo raised a round led by Collaborative Fund, and Tim Ferriss was a part of an AngelList syndicate round.
A pop-up project in New York City next summer will offer one vision of how the future of bodegas is nothing at all like the present.
From integrating with Apple Pay and Instacart to its new mobile app, here’s how Whole Foods is making changes to lure back customers.
One of the most interesting investments to catch wealthy families and institution’s fancy recently is farmland. Here’s why.