At the upcoming Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit taking place virtually November 18-20 this year, nine exciting Asia-based startups will be pitching their sustainable technologies that will help build up our food system’s resilience to crises in the post-pandemic world.
Agriculture finance startup Samunnati has managed to raise $20 million from the United States Development finance corporation. Sa is a Chennai based company that provides lending facilities to farmers.
The San Francisco-based company won the injection from Japan’s SoftBank, with additional funds from Driscoll’s, a fellow agtech firm that claims to command a third of America’s $6bn berry industry.
SpaceSense is very excited to announce the closing of a seed round of €1 million, driven by Techmind, Space Ventures Investors and business angels like Marc Batty and Thomas Cabrol (co-founders of Dataiku).
Despite changes forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, a Purdue University-affiliated agbioscience startup focused on research-grade sensing data for agriculture is growing as it takes multisensor drone data collection technology to market.
Smartkas, an agricultural technology company in the Netherlands, and the Hamad Bin Khalifa Department of Projects have formed a joint venture to develop hi-tech farms in the UAE.
The Ergos tech platform operates like a bank and offers Storage, Digitisation, Credit and Liquidation facility to Farmers through the single platform.
As a winner of the challenge, Kilimo Fresh Foods Africa LTD has received $50 000 (+/- R832982,50) in equity investment funding from MEST and joined their prestigious incubator community
Founded by Amit Sinha, former CFO of PayTM, and Ashok Prasad, Unnati is a technology-enabled platform to provide access to competitively priced inputs to farmers.
Next Gen, a Singapore-based food tech, has just announced its official launch after closing a US$2.2 million seed funding round.