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New VofV Podcast Episode – How to Make Tech Adoption Go from Revolution to Evolution

Posted on January 18, 2022 12:00 PM by WGCIT

In a country like Brazil where extraordinarily-resistant pests run rampant on crops, how are agtech venture capitalists saving the day? By providing young economies and companies an opportunity to thrive.

In the newest episode of Voices of the Valley, Francisco Jardim—founding founding partner at SP Ventures (Latin America’s largest agtech venture firm)—explains how investment in biologicals, agriculture financing (aka AgFinTech) and e-commerce platforms has paved the way for a tech evolution in the country’s farming community. He also explores the potential of a dual hemisphere strategy to accelerate solution in key areas and outlines the exact steps of how biologics in Brazil became went beyond a revolution to become an evolution.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO FRANCISCO'S EPISODE. Also, listeners can subscribe to the Voices of the Valley podcast and hear all episodes in several ways:

Click here to learn more about SP Ventures and how the company is making investments in up-and-coming technology such as IoT, genetically modified proteins for animal livestock, data science, satellite imagery and more.

The Voices of the Valley Podcast is hosted by Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology. To learn more about the Voices of the Valley podcast or to be featured as a guest, contact Dennis Donohue at ddonohue@wga.com.