FIAL’s recent ‘Capturing the Prize’ report found Australia’s food and ag sector could unlock $200b+ in value and 300,000 new jobs by 2030 if the sector can collaborate to capitalise on 19 identified growth opportunities. Get involved.
AgFunder’s mid-year investment report has found that ‘innovative food’ start-ups, notably those in the alt-protein space, attracted more investment capital in the first half of 2020 than in the entire previous year.
‘Exceptional opportunities for smaller brands’: Chinese millennials looking for new supplement stars
Australian e-commerce platform BuyNatural believes there are ‘exceptional opportunities’ in China for local dietary supplement brands, with consumers eager to purchase ‘newer and smaller’ brands.
Big brands can no longer rely on their heavyweight clout for food business success in Australia, with consumers and retailers increasingly attracted to smaller ‘underdog’ start-ups, which they perceive to be more innovative.
Two stories in the Australian Financial Review look at the challenges and opportunities the COVID-19 pandemic presents to tech entrepreneurs.
CSIRO is offering free entry to its new, online Innovation Enabled Growth program to a select group of small-to-medium enterprise leaders in the agrifood space.
The Australian Government’s $130bn stimulus package is designed to counter the impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic. Here, we outline what it covers, and where to get free business advice.