APEDA organises orientation programme for start-ups in agri-export from Rajasthan

APEDA in association with Agriculture University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan organised a programme where more than 430 farmers, students, traders and other stakeholders had participated. The orientation programme for start-ups in agri-export was aimed at creating awareness among farmers and agriculture students in the wes...Read more

C-CAMP announces Agriculture Grand Challenges in agri innovation

The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), India’s premier biosciences technology and innovation hub, has announced the first nationwide call for Agriculture Grand Challenges under its K-Tech Centre for Excellence for Agri Innovation. The programme which is supported by the Government of Karna...Read more

Cargill and Ecolab announce 2021 class of entrepreneurs to join mentorship prog

Cargill and Ecolab have announced the latest class of entrepreneurs to join the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator, a three-month, mentorship-driven programme that engages early-stage entrepreneurs changing the face of the global food system.The 11 startups in the 2021 Techstars programme are utilising technology ...Read more

B2B platform Vegrow secures USD 13Mn for expansion in 100 cities  

  Agritech startup Vegrow has raised USD 13 million from investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Elevation Capital to invest in technology, new products and expansion in 100 cities. It is a B2B platform for fruits and vegetables. The Series A round also saw participation from existing investors ...Read more

Four social startups awarded grant under Raftaar COVID support accelerator prog

Atal Incubation Center-International Institute of Information Technology (AIC-IIITH) has launched Raftaar - a COVID Support Acceleration programme in collaboration with EPAM. The Raftaar programme is a part of EPAM's CSR effort to make a sustainable social impact and will support four for-profit social enterprises...Read more

Kheyti, Samunnati partners to provide loans to farmers for Kheyti Rakshak kits

         Hyderabad-based company Kheyti is partnering with Samunnati to deliver these micro greenhouses called Kheyti Rakshak to over one lakh farmers.To start off with, the partnership will provide the kits to over 100 farmers across Telangana and Karnataka and eventually expand it to...Read more

ThinkAg releases “Ag-Tech in India: Investment Landscape Report 2021”  

 ThinkAg, an Ag-Tech platform working towards improved outcomes in Indian food and agriculture, has announced the release of its report titled ‘Ag-Tech in India: Investment Landscape Report 2021’ - an annual publication about the investment and innovation landscape in Indian Ag-Tech. It is support...Read more

BASF Venture Capital invests in UrbanKisaan

BASF Venture Capital (BVC) is investing in the Indian startup UrbanKisaan, which specialises in hydroponic cultivation of various types of vegetables, greens and herbs in tropical urban environments. This is BVC’s first investment in an early stage business focusing on India. Conceptualised in 2017, UrbanKis...Read more

Aquaculture Start-up Aquaconnect secures $4M Pre-Series A Round

Aquaconnect, South Asia's largest aqua farmers’ network, announced today that it has raised USD 4 million (Rs 29.7 Crores) in a pre-Series A round led by Rebright Partners and Flourish Ventures. AgFunder and 6G Capital also participated in this round, along with existing investors Omnivore and HATCH. Aquaco...Read more

Meat & seafood start-up TenderCuts strengthens its presence in Bengaluru  

 Chennai-based start-up TenderCuts, India’s first omni-channel and tech-driven fresh meat and seafood company, sets foot in Bengaluru with the launch of its offline stores and online delivery. Currently, the residents in vicinities of JP Nagar, Koramangala and HSR Layout would be the first group of pri...Read more

GreenSat Innovations inks MoU with GVT, IndiaHub e-Governance

Agritech company GreenSat Innovation Labs has signed an MoU with Gramin Vikas Trust (GVT), a rural welfare organisation and IndiaHub e-Governance, an innovation-driven start-up, as a technology partner for  Smart FPO (Farmer Producer Organisation) initiative. Under the initiative, the GreenSat Innovation App ...Read more

KisanMitr, Krishi Vigyan Kendras conduct series of agri presentations by tech developers

The 28th edition of the series of agricultural presentations was recently held. The series of agricultural presentations by technology developers across the Indian research Institutes and their incubated start-ups have helped showcase around 150 agricultural technologies across different themes, farm management, p...Read more