Cropin raises INR 113 Cr funding from ABC Impact, Chiratae Ventures, Google, and JSR Corporation
12-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Cropin, the global agritech pioneer that has built the world's first industry cloud for agriculture, has secured INR 113 crores in funding from new investors Google and JSR Corporation, as well as existing investors ABC Impact and Chiratae Ventures.
Agri tech startup Greenikk raises INR 5 crore in pre-seed funding from Indian, foreign investors
11-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Greenikk, a Kerala-based fledgling startup that launched India’s first full-stack supply chain seamlessly connecting banana cultivators, wholesalers, exporters and B2B buyers on a single platform, has raised INR 5.04 crore in pre-seed funding from a string of institutional funders, angel investors and serial entrepreneurs from India and abroad.
India's agrifood startups raises a whopping US $4.6 billion funding in FY2022
30-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
India has overtaken China as Asia-Pacific's biggest funder of agrifoodtech innovation, attracting record levels of investment in the fiscal year April 2021 to March 2022, according to AgFunder and Omnivore's fourth India AgriFood Startup Investment Report.
Farm-to-consumer firm, Deep Rooted raises $12.5 MN in Series A from IvyCap & Accel
22-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Deep Rooted, India's leading farm-to-consumer (F2C) brand for fruits and vegetables has announced that it has raised US $12.5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by IvyCap Ventures with participation from existing investors including Accel, Omnivore, and Mayfield.
Roeslein Alternative receives a USD 80m grant to create a new climate-smart agriculture value chain
16-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) announced that it had received USD 80 million in federal funding for a five-year pilot project to create a value chain for climate-smart agriculture where farmers who plant prairie grasses and cover crops are compensated with environmental credits and receive income from renewable energy.
Agtonomy receives seed III funding from Cavallo Ventures and Mirae Asset
16-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Ag-tech innovator Agtonomy announced it closed a USD 13.5 million funding round for its cutting-edge software and services.
Proveye receives funding from the European Space Agency worth USD 225k
14-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded Proveye, an Irish AgTech business that invented the use of digital image data for agricultural and environmental protection, USD 225,000 through the ARTES 4.0 Downstream Applications Demonstration Fund.
B2B food processing firm Suite42 raises $4.3 MN in seed round from Omnivore, Orios
07-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Suite42, a B2B food processing platform, announced today that it has raised USD 4.3 million in Seed funding.
Farmley raises $6M in Series A funding
24-Aug-2022 - 0 Comments.
Farmley, a full-stack nuts & dry fruits brand, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by DSG Consumer Partners and Alkemi Growth Capital alongside existing investors Omnivore, Insitor Partners, and other angel investors.
Agri-Insurtech startup IBISA raises seed funding from Ankur Capital
16-Aug-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agri insurtech startup IBISA announced that Ankur Capital, an India-based leading early-stage venture capital fund focused on transformative technologies in deeptech and climate tech has joined its seed round.
Piatrika Biosystems raises $1.2 MN seed funding led by Ankur Capital
Agri-Genomics startup, Piatrika Biosystems has raised $1.2 Million in a seed round led by Ankur Capital.
Climate-smart deeptech startup Ecozen raises INR 54 Cr in Series C funding led by Dare Ventures
20-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Climate-smart deeptech startup Ecozen has announced that it has raised INR 54 crore of additional funding as the first tranche of a planned INR 200 crore Series C round.
Anuvia Plant Nutrients raises USD 65.5m in series D funding led by Riverstone Holdings, Piva Capital
27-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Anuvia Plant Nutrients, a Winter Garden, FL-based company that makes sustainable field-ready fertilisers for the agriculture, turf, and lawncare industries, has raised USD 65.5m in Series D funding.
Seso raises USD 25m in seed funding lead by Index Ventures
18-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Seso, a San Francisco, CA-based workforce management platform for agriculture, closed USD 25m in Series A funding.
Agrizy raises $4 million seed funding from Ankur Capital
13-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Bengaluru-based ag-tech startup, Agrizy has raised $4 Million in a seed round led by Ankur Capital. This round also saw participation from Omnivore and notable angels like Rajesh Yabaji (CEO, BlackBuck), Zetwerk's Co-founders Srinath Ramakkrushnan, Amrit Acharya, Rahul Sharma, and Vishal Chaudhary among others.
Leaf Agriculture raises USD 5m seed funding from S2G Ventures
31-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Leaf, food and agriculture's data infrastructure company, has raised USD 5m in seed funding led by S2G Ventures with participation from all existing investors including Cultivian, Radicle Growth, and SP Ventures.
Koidra raised USD 4.5m seed funding from Ospraie Ag Science for IA of greenhouses
30-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Koidra, intelligent automation (IA) platform company based out of Seattle, has raised USD 4.5m in its seed round. Ospraie Ag Science (OAS) led this round of funding, with participation from Amritam Holdings, Cavallo Ventures, and Foothill Ventures.
ThriveAgric secures USD 56m in debt funding for business expansion in African market
24-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
ThriveAgric, an Abuja, Nigeria-based agtech company, raised USD 56.4m in debt funding. Investors included local commercial banks and institutional investors. The USAID-funded West Africa Trade and Investment provided USD 1.75m as a co-investment grant.
Aquaconnect raised USD 8m from Trifecta Capital for business expansion
22-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Aquaconnect, a Chennai-based network for aqua farmers, has raised USD 8 million in a venture debt funding round led by Trifecta Capital.
Apollo Agriculture secures USD 40m from Softbank, Chan Zuckerberg
22-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Apollo Agriculture, a Kenya-based technology company that offers market access and financial services to farmers, secured USD 40m in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 which former will use the funds for expansion of its business.
AgDevCo secures USD 90m of DFI funding to invest in African agribusinesses
04-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
AgDevCo, the specialist investor in early-stage African agribusinesses, recently announced a USD 90m package of new funding from the CDC Group (USD 50m), Norfund (USD 20m) and DFC (USD 20m) which will allow AgDevCo to continue to grow its investment activities in agriculture across Sub-Saharan Africa.
AgriAku Indonesian agritech raised USD 6m from Go Ventures in pre-Series A funding
04-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Jakarta's AgriAku, a B2B marketplace for farmers, announced that it has raised USD 6m in pre-Series A funding. Go Ventures led the round, which also saw participation from MDI Arise, MDI Centauri, Mercy Corps Social Venture Fund, and angel investors.
USDA provides additional funding of USD 80m for long-term dairy industry resilience
03-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an additional investment of USD 80m in the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives.
AGRIM secures USD 10m from Kalaari, Axis Bank to serve USD 50bn in Agri-Inputs market
19-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
AGRIM has raised USD 10m in Series A funding. Kalaari Capital led the round along with Omnivore, India Quotient, and Accion Venture Lab. As part of its Bharat Banking initiative, Axis Bank participated in the round.
Semaai raises USD 1.25m in pre-seed funding from Sequoia Surge, Beenext
18-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indonesia-based agri-tech startup Semaai earlier this week raised USD 1.25m (INR 8.75 crore) in a funding round.
SatSure raises USD 5m in funding from Baring PE India, ADB Ventures, and others
14-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
SatSure, a startup working at the intersection of spacetech, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Software as a Service (SaaS), announces the raise of USD 5m in Pre-Series A funding in a round led by Baring Private Equity India Pvt Ltd, who have now been joined by ADB Ventures (Asian Development Bank's venture arm), according to a company press release.
MoooFarm secures funding from Accel to assist small dairy farmers
02-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Dairytech startup MoooFarm has raised USD 2.4m in an initial funding round led by Accel India. Rockstart's AgriFood fund and Navus Ventures also took part in the funding round.
Farming tech startup Bijak raises USD 19.4m from Bertelsmann, others
02-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Bijak, a B2B trading platform for agricultural products, raised USD 19.37 million as part of its Series B funding round led by Bertelsmann, according to a regulatory filing.
Aqgromalin raises USD 5.25m to resolve animal protein supply chain issues
01-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Aqgromalin, an agritech startup focused on animal husbandry and aquaculture, raised USD 5.25 million in funding in a round led by Sequoia India's Surge, Omnivore Partners India, and Zephyr Peacock India.
AFEX launches second round of funding to strengthen Nigeria's agricultural sector
01-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
AFEX has announced the reopening of its USD 240m Asset-Backed Commercial Paper (ABCP) to help stabilize Nigeria's agriculture sector by providing low-cost loans to Agro-processors to bridge the funding gap between lenders and borrowers, according to media report.
Bayer’s Grants4Ag Program awards funding for 21 new crop science research proposals
27-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Bayer has announced its 2022 cohort of Grants4Ag grant recipients who were chosen to receive awards ranging from 5,000 to 15,000 Euros to help them complete research on challenges facing agriculture.
WayCool Foods raises US $117mn in Series D round of funding from World Bank, Gawa Capital
15-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
WayCool Foods, India's fastest growing Agri-commerce company, has raised USD 117 million in their Series D round which saw participation from new and existing investors such as - LightRock, LightBox, FMO, Lightsmith, World Bank Group’s- IFC, Redwood Equity Partners and Gawa Capital. WayCool Foods will use the fresh capital to accelerate and leverage deep tech and automation to enhance its efficiency multi-fold.
Agritech precision farming startup Samhitha raises $1.5MN in seed funding
02-Dec-2021 - 0 Comments.
Samhitha Crop Care Clinics, an agritech start-up offering precision farming advisory, announced on December 1, 2021, that it has raised $1.5 million in a seed round led by TechStar Group, and participated by Quadrant Resource and angel investors.
Agritech robotics startup TartanSense raises $5mn from FMC, Omnivore and Blume Ventures
25-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Agritech robotics startup TartanSense has announced that it has raised USD 5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by FMC Ventures and Omnivore, with participation from existing investor Blume Ventures.
Deep tech start-up AgNext raises US $21 million in Series A from Alpha Wave Incubation
21-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
AgNext Technologies, India's leading deep-tech agritech start-up, announced today that it has raised a total of USD 21 million in Series A funding.
India using modern technology for crop production forecasting, says agri minister
09-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers’ welfare ministry is funding various projects for Crop Production Forecasting, which includes FASAL Scheme (Forecasting Agricultural output using Space, Agro-meteorology and Land based observations) and CHAMAN (Coordinated Horticulture Assessment and Management using geo-iNformatics).
Govt releases funding for APMCs under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund scheme
09-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
India government has launched the Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) to boost Agriculture Infrastructure relating to Post-Harvest Management (PHM) and Community Farming Assets in the country.
Sea6 Energy raises USD 9 million in funding for Ocean farming
22-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Bengaluru-based ocean farming startup Sea6 Energy has recently raised USD 9 million as a part of its Series B funding round led by Netherlands-based aquaculture fund Aqua-Spark. Silverstrand Capital a Singapore-based company also participated as a part of this round.
IFAD dispense funding to assist small Tanzanian farmers impacted by COVID-19
07-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
The IFAD grant will help farmers access inputs, provide market linkages, and access agricultural and market information to improve their productivity and increase their resilience.
Skylark Drones raises USD 3 Million from InfoEdge Ventures, IAN Fund
07-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Skylark Drones, a drone platform company, announced that it has secured USD 3 million in a pre-series A funding round to strengthen its product offerings and fuel international expansion.
Agri fintech startup Dvara e-registry raises pre-Series A funding from Omnivore, Dvara Holdings
06-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Dvara E-Registry, an agri fintech startup has announced today that it has raised a pre-Series A round of funding from Omnivore, an India based venture capital firm and Dvara Holdings.
TrendiTech raises USD 1.18 MN seed funding for AI Biotrim Technology
29-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
TrendiTech Inc (Trendi), a Canadian-based start-up dedicated to creating new robotic, AI-driven food waste processing solutions, has raised USD 1.82 million (CAD 2.25m) in seed funding for its Biotrim mobile processing technology.
Jai Kisan raises USD 30mn in Series A funding led by Mirae Asset
31-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
Rural fintech startup Jai Kisan has raised USD 30mn (INR 217 Crores) in a combination of equity and debt in a Series A round of funding led by Mirae Asset. Blacksoil, Stride Ventures, and Trifecta Capital contributed the debt in the round whereas, Veda Corporate Advisors was the exclusive financial advisor to Jai Kisan for the fundraise.
AgriTech silk supply chain startup ReshaMandi raises USD 1.7 mn seed funding
23-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
ReshaMandi, an agritech start-up digitizing India’s silk supply chain, has raised USD 1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Omnivore and Strive Ventures with participation from Axilor Ventures and Supply Chain Labs (Lumis), according to a media report.
Govt focused on providing quality seeds to farmers, states get funding for setting up seed processing-cum-storage godown units
09-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare is implementing farmer’s welfare scheme ‘Sub-Mission on Seeds & Planting Materials’ to produce and supply quality seeds to farmers to enhance production and productivity in the country through various components namely Seed Village Programme, Establishment of Seed Processing- cum- Seed Storage Godowns at Gram Panchyat Level, National Seed Reserve, Boosting Seed Production in Private Sector and Strengthening of Quality Control Infrastructure Facilities.
Agri-inputs B2B marketplace AGRIM raises USD $2M in seed funding from Omnivore, India Quotient and Accion Venture Lab
05-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
AGRIM, a B2B marketplace for agri-inputs, came out of stealth mode today to announce that it had raised over USD 2 million (INR 15 crore) in Seed round funding back in May 2020 and had scaled operations substantially over the past ten months.
Cold chain startup Inficold raises $ 900,000 from RVCF
27-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
Inficold, a Noida - based startup supported by Shell Foundation, an independent UK registered charity, that provides cold storage solutions has raised $900,000 (Rs. 6.5 crore approximately) in a funding round from RVCF and other undisclosed high net worth individuals as a part of their Pre Series A fund closure.
Agritech startup Freshokartz raises USD 1.4 Million in pre-series round
30-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Freshokartz Agri Products Pvt. Limited, a premier Agri-tech startup has received USD $1.4 Million (INR 10 Crore) pre-series A funding from Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund (RVCF) and AWE (Achieving Women Equity) Funds to finance its rapid technology rollout while scaling its operations as a provider of premier technology-enabled omnichannel supply chain optimizing solutions along with agronomy advisory and output linkages.
Soil tech firm raises $1 mn from NABVENTURES, Omnivore
07-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Krishitantra announced that it has raised USD 1 million (INR 7.6 crore) in seed funding from NABVENTURES and Omnivore.
Funding in agricultural research was 0.67% of total agricultural gross domestic product
16-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
The public money spent on agricultural research and education to total of agricultural gross domestic product in India was 0.67% during 2017-18 at current prices.
Arya Collateral Warehousing Services raises debt funding from responsAbility
01-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Arya Collateral Warehousing Services, one of India’s leading post-harvest agricultural services companies has raised debt funding from responsAbility, one of the leading impact investment funds in return of non-convertible debentures (NCDs).
Patna based agri marketplace DeHaat raises INR 90 Cr from Sequoia Capital, Dutch Bank
08-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
DeHaat, an online marketplace for farm services and products has raised INR 90 crore (USD $12 million) in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital India.
Dairy startup, Osam raises $6.7 MN in Series B funding
13-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
Dairy startup, Osam has raised $6.7 million (Rs 45 crore) in Series B funding from Lok Capital-advised Growth Catalyst Partners.