Yamaha investment boss interested in vertical farming companies

Yamaha’s agricultural technology investments leader says he is observing the vertical farming market with a view to backing startups in the sector.

“Vertical farming is one of those technologies which has the ability to transform the way food is grown and consumed.

“It’s very capital-intensive, but it’s something that – if successful and somebody is able to get that model to work – I think can be a big game-changer for sure.

“It’s an area that we’ve focused on. We haven’t found something yet to invest in, but there’s a lot of really smart people doing amazing things, so it’s certainly on our radar.”

Read more at Robotics and Automation News (Abdul Montaqim)

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