Omnivore expected to invest $25M in 2021

Omnivore, the country’s leading VC fund aligned with the fast growing agri-tech business in the country, is expecting to see a major jump in its investment portfolio in the current year.  Speaking with Indoasiancommodities, Jinesh Shah, Managing Partner of the fund, said that the growth of the established agri-tech firms got momentum last year due […]

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Agritech sector could attract over $500 million in VC investment: Maple Capital Advisors

Investments from venture capital firms in agri-tech startups are expected to exceed $500 million (around Rs 3,730 crore) in the next two years as entities engaged in helping farmers, enabling financing for them and enhancing farm mechanization has been attracting significant interest, says a report by Maple Capital Advisors. India’s agritech sector attracted about $245 million in investments […]

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Tech boom in India’s rural heartland helps farmers connect better with markets amid pandemic

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In the middle of one of India’s worst COVID-affected states Maharashtra, farmer Atul Takte turns to his dusty smartphone for help every time he wants to buy farm inputs or sell his produce online. “This is great. I can even get the latest information on how best to grow papayas,” he says, referring to an […]

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