“Producers, especially in high-value crops, have invested a lot in data gathering. They have a lot of data. But they don’t know what to do with it. They need mathematical insights,” Pedro Carrillo, CEO of ec2ce, tells AFN.
Just 8% of venture capital dollars invested in agri-foodtech in 2018 went to founding teams with at least one female, according to a new report by AgFunder, KK&P and The New Food Economy with support from S2G Ventures.
Gamaya launched in 2015 to bring high-tech imaging and analytics solutions to industrial-size farms. A new partnership with Indian tractor manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra is going to shift the Swiss company’s focus the other way, to small-scale farms.