The propelling force behind innovations required to meet global food demand

Startups

Since 2010, StartLife has build, supported and funded startups propelling breakthrough technologies designed to build a sustainable food system. Check our listing below for a quick glance of our startup portfolio and learn about their solutions.

Startups

Since 2010, StartLife has build, supported and funded startups propelling breakthrough technologies designed to build a sustainable food system. Check our listing below for a quick glance of our startup portfolio and learn about their solutions.

400 +

Startups supported

320 M

Capital raised

1500

Jobs created

A selection of StartLife Startups

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  • AgriTech

    Agcurate

    Agcurate

    Provide accurate and rich rural agricultural intelligence as a service to agribusiness, agri-finance and governments

  • AgriTech

    Albotherm

    Albotherm

    Improving crop productivity by up to 20% through optimizing light in greenhouses.

  • FoodTech

    Alghètica

    Alghètica

    Produces next generation algae with CRISPR to produce improved plant-based ingredients tailored to customers needs.

  • FoodTech

    Algreen

    Algreen

    Helping microalgae producers in all aspects of their business: from production to downstream, regulation and certification.

  • AgriTech

    Ant Robotics

    Ant Robotics

    Designing quality robots for heavy farm duty with intuitive user interaction and route planning for improving efficiency.

  • Agritech

    BioMosae

    BioMosae

    Developing a widely effective, low-cost biological crop protection & enzyme-based ingredient Canto.

  • AgriTech

    Bsafe Biotech

    Bsafe Biotech

    Helping agriculture to become more sustainable by providing specific and safer biopesticides based on RNAs.

  • FoodTech

    Carezzo

    Carezzo

    Helping agriculture to become more sustainable by providing specific and safer biopesticides based on RNAs.

  • AgriTech

    ChainCraft

    ChainCraft

    Develops mixed culture fermentation technologies in order to produce sustainable biobased chemicals from organic waste residue.

  • AgriTech

    ClearDetections

    ClearDetections
    ClearDetections offers agricultural (inspection) laboratories a turnkey solution for plant health diagnostics.
  • AgriTech

    Crocus Labs

    Crocus Labs

    Disrupting the horticulture industry with smart lighting solutions

  • AgriTech

    Eaglesensing

    Eaglesensing

    Georemote sensing system and  commercial exploitation of geo-information in agricultural sector

  • FoodTech

    Foodcase International

    Foodcase International

    develops innovative methods to create ready-to-eat snacks and meals with an extended shelf life, using customized preservation technologies

  • FoodTech

    Fotein

    Fotein

    An R&D company operating in the agriculture and food sector with a focus on storage and transport technology for fresh products

  • FoodTech

    Gaia Tech

    Gaia Tech

    Transforms agricultural sidestreams to high-value ingredients for the processing industry

  • AgriTech

    Glaia

    Glaia

    Nanotechnology-based solutions that optimize plant performance for a sustainable agriculture

  • FoodTech

    GreenFood50

    GreenFood50

    Develops, produces and sells innovative quinoa ingredients for tasty, sustainable and healthy food

  • AgriTech

    Heliopas.AI

    Heliopas.AI

    Reducing efforts and risks in open-field irrigation with sensorless environmental monitoring.

  • AgriTech

    Hudson River Biotechnology

    Hudson River Biotechnology

    Providse solutions to enhance the functions of plants using CRISPR plant breeding and smart delivery systems

  • FoodTech

    Infitiv

    Infitiv

    Early-warning solution for food quality degradation and spoilage detection

  • FoodTech

    InPhocal

    InPhocal

    Sustainable and waste-free marking of food and packaging

  • AgriTech

    Irriot

    Irriot

    Wireless intelligent irrigation automation

  • AgriTech

    Livestock Robotics

    Livestock Robotics

    Improves life of farmer and animal by using smart mobile robots that act in a livestock environment

  • AgriTech

    Muddy Machines

    Muddy Machines

    New generation of agricultural field robots

  • FoodTech

    Naturannova

    Naturannova

    Plant protein discovery platform for the design of tailor-made ingredients

  • FoodTech

    No Fairytales

    No Fairytales

    Offers recipes that are healthy and obese free

  • FoodTech

    NutriLeads

    NutriLeads

    Develops scientific and clinically proven natural health ingredients from plant-based sources that meet consumer and market demand

  • AgriTech

    Organifarms

    Organifarms

    Farming robots for indoor farms, starting with a strawberry harvester

  • FoodTech

    Pectcof

    Pectcof
    Pectcof has patented a preservation and extraction technology to transform and separate coffee pulp biomass into valuable bio compounds. The...
  • AgriTech

    Phenovation

    Phenovation
    Delivers cutting-edge, multispectral imaging systems for plant growers, researchers, and multinationals.
  • FoodTech

    Phycom

    Phycom

    Developing algae based solutions to provide sustainable and nutritious products for humans and animals.

  • AgriTech

    Plant-e

    Plant-e

    Plant-e develops technology in which living plants produce electricity

  • AgriTech

    Scope Biosciences

    Scope Biosciences

    Develops a revolutionary on-site diagnostic platform, using CRISPR-Cas’ inherent specificity and ease of use.

     

  • AgriTech

    Serket

    Serket
    Individual Livestock Recognition Serket is a software company. Our recognition software helps farmers to monitor and trace their pigs individually and...
  • AgriTech

    Sigrow

    Sigrow

    Producing sensor technology and data to improve greenhouse climates, plant productivity and sustainability.

  • AgriTech

    Solasta Bio

    Solasta Bio

    Nature-based insecticides for safe and effective crop protection

  • FoodTech

    Solmeyea

    Solmeyea

    Patented technology to produce carbon neutral microalgae ingredients that are increasingly sought by FMCG’s.

  • FoodTech

    Sophie’s Bionutrients

    Sophie’s Bionutrients

    Develops a range of microalgae-based protein flours for plant-based meat and alt dairy categories

  • AgriTech

    Surfix

    Surfix

    Ultrasensitive plug-and-play photonic diagnostics platform

  • FoodTech

    TheAlgaeFactory

    TheAlgaeFactory

    Produces delicious and healthy algae-based snacks

  • AgriTech

    Trabotyx

    Trabotyx

    Provides robots that use computer vision to accurately remove 80% of weeds and reduce manual labor with 25% on organic farms.

  • FoodTech

    Umami Meats

    Umami Meats

    Pioneering cultivated seafood by crafting delicious, nutritious and affordable cultivated fish.

  • FoodTech

    Upstream Foods

    Upstream Foods

    Animal-free, cell-based fish fat to improve plant-based protein

  • FoodTech

    Verdify

    Verdify

    Develops innovative software for personalising online meal inspiration, enabling people to make better food choices for personal health

  • AgriTech

    Veridi Technologies

    Veridi Technologies

    Pioneering the use of AI and automated microscopy to scale up soil microbiome diagnostics

  • AgriTech

    Vertigo

    Vertigo

    We develop hardware and software tools to enhance accuracy in the fields of (bio)material testing.

  • FoodTech

    Viroteq

    Viroteq

    Intelligent AI-powered software to optimize stacking and packing processes

  • AgriTech

    VitalFluid

    VitalFluid

    Provider of Plasma Activated Water, the solution for natural nitrogen, seed treatment, crop protection and medical wound treatment.

  • AgriTech

    Vivotro Laboratories

    Vivotro Laboratories

    Efficacy testing and detection for products & therapeutics that combat infectious disease in animal production and public health sectors

  • AgriTech

    Voltiris

    Voltiris

    Transforming greenhouses into renewable powerplants with solar modules optimized for agriculture

  • AgriTech

    Wageningen Agricultural Monitoring

    Wageningen Agricultural Monitoring

    Supports trading decisions by providing insights in expected yields of agricultural products, at every stage of the growing season, in every location of the world.

  • FoodTech

    Wasabi4you

    Wasabi4you

    Specialized in producing fresh Wasabi rhizomes and producing grated Wasabi since 2013.

  • AgriTech

    Weendle

    Weendle

    Using tropical insects as a super bio-converter that can be mass-reared on organic waste and provide valuable products like protein for animals.

  • Wholy Greens

    Wholy Greens

    On a mission to make nutritious products from vegetables from happy farmers and healthy fields.

  • AgriTech

    Wingssprayer

    Wingssprayer

    An innovative system that ensures optimum dispersal of every spray fluid saving time, water and spraying fluid

  • AgriTech

    YellowPallet

    YellowPallet

    Working with experienced strategic mechanical engineering partners to realise the factories and services that produce blocks and pallets from residual agri-fibers.

  • AgriTech

    Zip Drill

    Zip Drill

    Developing tools for conservation agriculture by focussing on no-tillage seeding and fertilization.

  • FoodTech

    Zymoptiq

    Zymoptiq

    A disruptive analytic tool to characterize, measure and assay the enzymes activities in a very fast, simple and cheap way.

  • FoodTech

    Zzinga

    Zzinga

    A refreshing, low alcoholic drink with a unique honey taste and positive impact on bees.

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