Episode 16: Doug Fitch on whether VC is a good fit for agtech

Doug Fitch is the CEO of AgWorld, a global farm management platform that provides an integrated and centralized software solution for data collection and decision-making. Reflecting on AgWorld’s journey to 40,000 users in more than 15 countries, in this interview Doug shares his thoughts on: 

  • How to apply the best practices of data standards to agriculture

  • Whether VC is a good fit for agtech

  • Challenges of global expansion and the importance of relationships in agriculture

  • Agworld’s biggest competitor in the US and in Australia (might surprise you!)

  • How Agworld thinks about failure and why they spend $100k per year on coaching for their team


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