Creating solutions that enable anyone anywhere to grow the safest, healthiest, and freshest produce.
- Recognized by the World Economic Forum as a 2021 Global Innovator, 2020 SDG Champion for Zero Hunger, and 2019 Technology Pioneer.
- Lead investors include Mistletoe (Asia's top impact fund), BitsxBites (China's top agri/foodtech VC), and major family offices.
- CEO has given a TED Talk at the TED World Theater and presented at the UN FAO headquarters, Forbes Summit, and other global conferences.
Currently Operating in Four Regions
January 29, 2020
Stuart Oda: Are indoor vertical farms the future of agriculture?
By 2050, the global population is projected to reach 9.8 billion. How are we going to feed everyone? Investment-banker-turned-farmer Stuart Oda points to indoor vertical farming: growing food on...Read on TED »
August 22, 2021
Startup Spotlight: Dubai-Based Agritech Startup Alesca Life Technologies Is On A Mission To Ensure Sustainable Farming Practices In The UAE
Alesca develops precision farming solutions and turnkey indoor vertical farms to improve the productivity, efficiency, and predictability of food production by up to 10 times.Read on Entrepreneur »
July 1, 2019
These are the World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneers of 2019
One company plans to 3D-print rockets on Mars, another is using AI to make driverless cars understand the behaviour of other road users, while a third is using big data to help avert natural...Read on World Economic Forum »
June 26, 2018
Despite growing demand for better food, China isn't quite ready for indoor farming
Every Monday and Thursday morning, a team of urban farmers go to a high-end restaurant in eastern Beijing. They deliver radish, wheatgrass, and bean sprouts seedlings and place them inside four...Read on TechNode »
December 4, 2017
Barclays & Unreasonable Group | Jobs of Tomorrow, Solutions for the Planet
Unreasonable Impact, created by Barclays and Unreasonable Group, is a programme centered around scaling growth-stage ventures across the globe that are well positioned to create thousands of jobs...Read on 3BLMedia »
September 20, 2017
12 sustainability-forward initiatives - 12forward by White Guide
12forward lists the 12 eateries in each chosen city that at any given moment represent the very forefront of gastronomy – ranging from fine dining restaurants to hole in the wall jointsRead on 12forward by White Guide »
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