Category: Agriculture

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 1, 2021

Agricultural robotics firm Carbon Robotics (not to be confused with our former Battlefield contestant) announced this week that it has secured $27 million in funding. The round — which features Anthos Capital, Ignition Capital, Fuse Venture Partners, and Voyager Capital — follows an $8.4 million Series A raised back in 2019. The company’s total funding is now at […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 30, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Wheat rose as investors focused on Hurricane Ida for any signs of disruption to U.S. exports while weighing a broader advance in risk assets following dovish comments from the Federal Reserve. Hurricane Ida barreled into the Louisiana coast on Sunday, imperiling U.S. energy supplies as well as key transport routes for soybeans and […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 27, 2021

HO CHI MINH (BLOOMBERG) – World coffee supplies suffer a brand new setback from stringent travel curbs enforced in second-greatest grower Vietnam to manage the worsening spread from the infectious Delta variant from the coronavirus. The federal government is maintaining your town of Ho Chi Minh, the conveying hub, under lockdown due to a boost […]

myfisensemyfisenseJanuary 19, 2021

DeHaat, an online platform that offers full-stack agricultural services to farmers, said it has raised $30 million in a new financing round as the Indian firm looks to maintain its accelerated growth despite the pandemic. Prosus Ventures, formerly known as Naspers Ventures, led Patna and Gurgaon-based startup’s Series C financing round. RTP Global and existing […]

myfisensemyfisenseDecember 15, 2020

Delhi-based post-harvest agritech and fintech company Arya has raised US$21 million in Series B round of funding. According to the statement, the funding was structured in a mix of equity and debt. The equity roundof the financing was led by Quona Capital, a venture firm focused on fintech in emerging markets, alongside existing investors LGT […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 30, 2020

AfricaGrow, an investment vehicle put in place by Allianz Global Investors, a subsidiary of the German insurance group Allianz, and the German Development Finance Bank (KfW). The firm is headquartered in Tunisia but focuses companies who are interested in introducing cutting edge global technology to the Africa market through its VC fund, CAIF. Jan Martin Witte, Director […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 29, 2020

FreshToHome, a fish and meat ecommerce platform that primarily operates in India and the U.A.E has raised US$121 million in a Series C financing round according to a press statement by the company. The statement also noted that this is the largest funding in Indian consumertech. The round of financing was led by Investment Corporation […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 15, 2020

Plenty‌ ‌Unlimited‌ has raised $140 million in new funding to build more vertical farms around the U.S. The new funding, which brings the company’s total cash haul to an abundant $500 million, was led by existing investor SoftBank  Vision Fund and included the berry farming giant Driscoll’s. It’s a move that will give Driscoll’s exposure to Plenty’s […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 7, 2020

Tugende, a Ugandan-grown technology-enabled asset finance company operating in Uganda and Kenya announced on September 5, 2020 that it has successfully closed of a US$6.3M Series A investment round. The round of financing was led by Toyota Tsusho investment fund Mobility 54 according to the statement. Other participating investors in the round include U.S. based […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 5, 2020

Zambian agritech startup Good Nature Agro, that specializes in legume value chains has closed Series A equity funding round raking in a total of US$2.1 million according to a news report by Goodwell Investments led the roundof funding with participation from existing seed investors Global Partnerships and FINCA Ventures. The fresh capital will enable […]

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