Farming is expensive and the payout isn’t always guaranteed, but DeHaat hopes to soften the financial stress for its members with new offerings like credit and insurance.
Omnivore, the Indian agrifood tech venture capital firm, has closed its second fund on $97 million, exceeding a target of $75 million.
TartanSense builds small land-based robots for small farms and smallholder farmers initially focused on pesticide application.
Intello Labs is an Indian agtech startup using computer vision and deep learning to measure the quality of crops.
TheKrishi brings multiple stakeholders of the Indian agri-ecosystem together on a platform.
A number of Indian agritech startups are making headlines with their transformative technologies, but the Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project in the southern Indian province of Andhra Pradesh is also making waves in the once-ignored industry.
Animal health technologies are coming into focus this year after largely lagging crop technologies in startup investment.
Kalaari joins existing investor Omnivore, the India-focused impact venture fund focused on agrifood startups.
For the past few days, Sweden Foodtech has been at the Tasting India Symposium in New Delhi. It is a magic experience. And we haven’t even mentioned the food, writes Johan Jorgensen.
Indian AgriFood Startups Are Innovating to Give Consumers What They Want, and Fix a Broken Industry. Find out more in this first-ever India AgriFood Startup report.
CropIn Technology Solutions, an Indian agriculture technology startup, has raised Rs58 crores ($8 million) in Series B financing from Chiratae Ventures (formerly IDG Ventures India) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Strategic Investment Fund.
There is a weak link in the current ecosystem for Indian agritech entrepreneurs and businesses, and it's the link with corporates, writes Hemendra Mathur.
This is the first equity investment by the Gates Foundation in India, highlighting the importance of modernizing India's dairy sector, according to Mark Kahn, partner of Omnivore.
Hemendra Mathur discusses how image processing could be truly disruptive in Indian agriculture for solving the inherent problems of productivity, grading and sorting, yield estimation, pest detection, traceability, and detecting food adulteration.
A new coalition of agriculture and finance industry players is working together to find new ways to get technology into the hand of smallholders farmers
AgNext has created a suite of tools, including hardware and software, to leverage data to improve the efficiency and profitability of farmers and processors.
Doodhwala is building its own logistics service, overriding India's established and complex network of middlemen and dealing directly with farmers.
We caught up with Joy Basu ahead of the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, to discuss how she approaches impact investing in agriculture at The Rise Fund and how agtech can fit into an impact investing thesis.
Omnivore Partners, which calls itself an "impact venture fund" is solely focused on agtech investments in India, and investors (LPs) in the fund were largely impact-minded funds from Europe, India, and the US, demonstrating the growing link between agriculture and impact investing.