Agri Analytics Startup DeHaat Raises $12 Million In A Sequoia-Led Funding

DeHaat, an Agritech platform, has recently raised $12 million, which is approximately ₹83 crore in a Series A funding led by Sequoia India. The funding was also in participation with FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank; alongside the existing investors,…

How AI-Empowered Smart Farmers Can Help India Reach The $27 Billion-Mark By 2020

The agricultural sector in India may only account for just 18% of India’s gross domestic product, but it holds about 50% of India’s employment generation. With over 70% of the country’s population residing in rural areas, the sector has always…

How This Chennai-Based Agritech Startup Is Transforming India’s Food Economy

The agriculture sector plays a crucial role in the economy of India. It not only contributes to about 16% of India’s GDP but also provides a livelihood for over 60% of the nation’s households. India currently hosts over 450 agritech…

Agritech Startups Unleash A New Wave Of Innovation In Rural India

Advanced technologies have benefited up and coming organisations in the information technology, e-commerce and digital services space in India for a long time. Many startups have secured large funding over the years in those areas.  Now, it seems that the…

Machine Learning Can Now Help Farmers Choose Crops Ripe For Harvesting

  Over the past few years, robotics has witnessed a tremendous transformation and is invading other industries. And among all, agriculture is one such sector that is making the best out of robotics — not only in terms of problems…

Gates Foundation, Tata Trusts Set Up Agritech Incubator At IIT Kanpur, Will Focus On Smart Tech, IoT

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Tata Trusts have joined hands to set up the India Agritech Incubation Network (IAIN) and launch the Social Alpha Quest for Agritech Innovations at IIT Kanpur. The IAIN will work as a network of…

Agri Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Pushes For Application Of AI At Grass-Root Level

The BJP-led Narendra Modi government has been giving a great deal of importance to emerging tech and had, in fact, proposed various programmes and new developments in their Lok Sabha election manifesto. Following the same cue, Narendra Singh Tomar, Union…

Mahindra’s Gamaya Acquisition Is A Master Stroke In The Evolving AI-Based AgriTech Market

Mahindra & Mahindra made waves in the agritech sector with its recent acquisition of AI-based agritech startup Gamaya. This company specialises in providing solutions for crop monitoring using proprietary technology and AI. Mahindra already has a sizeable footprint in the…

Mahindra Brings AI-Based Agritech To India With ₹30 Crore Investment In Gamaya

Mahindra and Mahindra, one of the biggest conglomerates in India, recently purchased an 11.25% stake in a Switzerland-based agri-tech company for a total of ₹30 crore. This comes at a time where Mahindra is doubling down on its farm equipment…

AgriTech Startup TartanSense Raises $2 Million In Seed Funding

TartanSense, a Bengaluru-based AgriTech and robotics startup raised $2 million in seed funding this week. This round was led by Omnivore, Blume Ventures, and BEENEXT. With these funds, TartanSense now plans to scale their first product, BrijBot, a weed spraying robotic…

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