Agricultural Giants Risk Being Left Behind in Agtech Boom

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Editor’s Note: Paul Cuatrecasas is CEO of Aquaa Partners, a specialist investment bank that advises growth-focused traditional companies on acquiring the right technology company.

There’s a real risk that the biggest agricultural companies in the world right now might not be the same in 10 years’ time. That doesn’t have to be the case, but if you look at the data, it’s not hard to imagine it happening.

While a number of forward-thinking agricultural corporates are investing big money in technology, there’s a significant majority who are not. They are waiting on the sidelines, perhaps understandably thinking that it makes sense to follow a “wait-and-see” strategy


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