Agritech start up Ninjakart raises  $10 mn from Flipkart India and Singapore-based GEC3  

  Agritech Startup Ninjacart has secured Rs 71.83 crore ($10 million) in a Series C funding round led by Flipkart India and Singapore-based GEC3 along with participation from Minu Kataria.  This capital is the first tranche of the $50 million investment committed by retail giant Walmart in August last ...Read more

Licious raises Series E funding $30 mn, from Vertex Growth Fund

 Banglore based  gourmet meat start-up Licious, the fresh meat and seafood brand, has received a Series E funding round of $30 million. With the current round of fundraising, Licious has achieved the rare feat of attracting the highest funding in the industry, which puts them at the driver’s s...Read more

Agri Innovation - Empowerment Through Knowledge

These apps support organizations to increase their impact.The apps are built from a farmer perspective with practical advice that is easily applicable to their crops. Data is gathered and used to make predictions and support management decisions of farmers and affiliated companies. Customized advices on cultivati...Read more

FarmERP raise Series A funding from Singapore-based strategic investor Technogen

Singapore-based strategic investor Technogen has invested in FarmERP, which is building AI-based Climate Resilience Intelligence, to help its users mitigate climate risks in agriculture and achieve sustainability. Shivrai Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates agriculture enterprise resource planning platform Farm...Read more

Agritech start-up Nu Genes raises $6 Mn to promote climate adoptable crops

Agri-tech start up Nu Genes Private Limited has raised $6 million from Innovation in Food and Agriculture (IFA) fund managed by Sathguru Catalyser Advisors. “The motive behind this investment is to address the future needs of farmers for the adoption of climate change and furnish with seeds that can adapt i...Read more

Agritech start-up Bijak raises $2.5 Mn from Omnivore, Omidyar Network

Agritech start-up Bijak on recently announced that it has raised over USD 2.5 million (about Rs 18 crore) from various investors, including Omnivore and Omidyar Network India, for expansion of its business.  Sequoia Capital India’s rapid scale-up programme, Surge and Better Capital have also invested. ...Read more

Indian start up Blue Sky Analytics wins ' ESA Space Oscar’  

  Blue Sky Analytics, a Gurgaon based start-up  is working in using  satellite data to solve environmental problems has won an international prize for its AI based tool to measure and monitor farm fires and stubble burning across India. Every year, a huge amount of  crop residue are burnt...Read more

BASF invests in Israeli AgTech startup Equinom

BASF Venture Capital is the lead investor in a funding round for Israeli AgTech startup Equinom. Equinom's computerized breeding technology provides optimized seeds for the food industry to help it meet growing demand for plant-based products used as ingredients, clean label packed goods and healthier lifestyle cu...Read more

India collaborates with Brazil for promoting agri start-up incubation  

 Brazilians and Indian start-up will undergo a market access program at Pusa Krishi Incubator, ZTM-BPD Unit of IARI for seven days. This training will provide access to Indian ecosystem partner like corporates, investors, and organizations in regulatory and trade aspects etc.  Pusa Krishi Incubator, at ...Read more

Pune -based Agritech start up Ecozen raise $ 6mn funding from IFA, Omnivore

 Agritech start up Ecozen on Thursday announced that the company has completed its $6 million Series A fund raise, from Sathguru Catalyser’s Innovation in Food & Agriculture Fund (IFA Fund). According to Devendra Gupta, Co-Founder &CEO of Ecozen, “The funding raised will enable us to expa...Read more

'Maitri' Indo- Brazil Agri-Tech cross border start-up programme launch in New Delhi

Pusa Krishi Incubator has successfully launched Maitri-Indo Brazil Agri-Tech Cross Border Incubation Programme, which focused on promoting agri start-up incubation, start-up exchange and access to Global Market thereby enabling the social, industrial and economic growth of both countries. A large number of delegat...Read more

Innovations required for successful Indian agriculture in future

By the year 2050, annual food grain production would need to grow to 333 million tonnes. Despite the fact that the contribution of key food grains in acreage terms in India is 15 per cent, the production contribution is mere 8.7 per cent. This indicates that the use of innovative technology is necessary to meet th...Read more