100 solutions for 1 problem: feeding the hungry planet

As someone who has enough food to eat on their plate every day, the fact that over 820 million people around the world still suffer from different forms of hunger horrifies me. This concern increases since the global population continues to rapidly increase while arable land decreases. To address this concern, Bayer Crop Science aims … Read more100 solutions for 1 problem: feeding the hungry planet

Cooltivando: A youth-led initiative that empowers rural families

Cooltivando was founded in 2019, in the metropolitan region of Curitiba (South Brazil). It supports small-holder, family farmers in the management of their produce. The first digital product we launched for validation was the so-called “Field Notebook” (Caderno de Campo, in Portuguese), a digital tool that aimed to support producers to record and keep track … Read moreCooltivando: A youth-led initiative that empowers rural families

Get involved with the Youth Alliance for Zero Hunger

Do you remember the youth-led group advocating for stronger youth participation, engagement, and involvement in the global agri-policy spaces? It was formerly known as Rome-based Agencies (RBA) Youth Council, but now has changed to the Youth Alliance for Zero Hunger. The Youth Alliance for Zero Hunger is a youth-led, youth-governed group to act as a … Read moreGet involved with the Youth Alliance for Zero Hunger

How one VC firm wound up with no-code startups as part of its investing thesis

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading.  Ready? Let’s talk money, startups and spicy IPO rumors. How one VC firm wound up with no-code startups as part of its investing thesis Throughout … Read moreHow one VC firm wound up with no-code startups as part of its investing thesis

The Right to Be Banked: How fintech entrepreneurs can benefit from a financial inclusion law

BigStock Photo Guest Commentary: Fintech entrepreneurs in the US face many challenges when taking their products to market. They have to contend with outdated regulations that sometimes leave them operating in a legal gray area. Then there is the less-discussed issue of banks denying startups access to essential services, like an account. In most cases, … Read moreThe Right to Be Banked: How fintech entrepreneurs can benefit from a financial inclusion law