Agritech

Agritech startups have a significant role to play in keeping the human civilisation intact, with the increase in population food scarcity is on the anvil. The agritech sector needs a complete reboot. Entrepreneurs across the world are transforming supply chain, making new food items, finding better ways to grow crops and finding new ways to convert barren land to fertile. Agritech is one of the hottest segment and we have been releasing the top 50 Agritech startups list for the last three years.

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Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Impossible Foods

Redwood City, California, United States

Impossible Foods develops a new generation of meats and cheeses made entirely from plants. Using animals to make meat is a prehistoric and destructive technology. Animal agriculture occupies almost half the land on earth, consumes a quarter of our freshwater and destroys our ecosystems. So they doing something about it and making meat using plants, so that we never have to use animals again. That way, we can eat all the meat we want, for as long as we want. And save the best planet in the known universe.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Beyond Meat

Manhattan Beach, California, United States

At Beyond Meat, they believe there is a better way to feed the planet. Our mission is to create The Future of Protein® – delicious plant-based burgers, sausage, crumbles, and more– made directly from simple plant-based ingredients. By shifting from animal, to plant-based meat, they are creating one savory solution that solves four growing issues attributed to livestock production: human health, climate change, constraints on natural resources and animal welfare.

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Indigo

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Indigo is harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Kettlebell Kitchen

New York, United States

Kettlebell offers meal plans that are tailored to your needs and designed to help you perform your best. They are committed to providing your body with the nutrients it needs through serving you real, minimally processed food made from high-quality ingredients. There’s something for everyone on the menu — no matter what you’re looking for, they allow you the flexibility to choose meals that are right for you.

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Meicai

Beijing, China

Meicai sells agricultural products online that aims to change agriculture, rural areas, and farmers through the Internet.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

ProducePay

Los Angeles, California, United States

ProducePay is the leading industry resource for produce trading. ProducePay provides produce growers, shippers, and distributors with the tools to expand their business. They provide the data you need to drive sales and make smart buying and selling decisions. On the platform you can find pricing, movement, weather, and seasonal trends data – all in one place.

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Pivot Bio

Berkeley, California, United States

The planet needs a clean alternative to synthetic nitrogen fertilizer now. Pivot Bio has the solution. Pivot Bio will offer the first in-field solution to biological nitrogen fixation, available to farmers for 2019 planting in select states in the USA. Delivered as an in-furrow application, their first-generation product adheres to the plants’ roots and feeds the crop daily without leaching, volatilization or denitrification.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Plenty Inc.

South San Francisco, California, United States

Indoor, vertical farming allows us to use a fraction of the water and land traditionally needed to grow beautiful and bountiful crops. Plenty builds its indoor vertical farming farms minutes from where people live, so the produce is only a short drive from your favorite store or restaurant. Plenty can harvest and deliver produce as quickly as the same day, which means their produce is fresher, has longer shelf life and shorter food miles.

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Apeel Sciences

Santa Barbara, California, United States

Apeel is a family of plant-derived coatings that fresh food growers, suppliers, and retailers use to keep produce fresh. Produce with Apeel stays fresh two to three times longer, which promotes more sustainable growing practices, better quality food, and less food waste for everyone. For growers, suppliers, and retailers, Apeel is the only postharvest solution that creates an optimal microclimate inside every piece of produce, which leads to extended shelf life and transportability — with reduced reliance on refrigeration and controlled atmosphere.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Farmers Business Network

San Carlos, California, United States

Farmers Business Network connects farmers to share knowledge and gain trusted insights about their farms, inputs, and practices.  Created by farmers for farmers, FBN is an independent and unbiased farmer-to-farmer network of thousands of American farms. FBN democratizes farm information by making the power of anonymous aggregated analytics available to all FBN members. The FBN Network helps level the playing field for independent farmers with unbiased information, profit enhancing farm analysis, and network buying power

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Soylent

Los Angeles, California, United States

Soylent is engineered nutrition made from plant based Soy. They  carefully and purposefully choose each ingredient to offer a complete meal in every bottle of Ready-to-Drink Soylent and each scoop of Soylent Powder.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Benson Hill Biosystems

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Benson Hill Biosystems is an agricultural biotechnology company focused on the development of traits to increase intrinsic crop yield. Their multidisciplinary approach – which combines genetics, biology, software and machine learning – is the key to their vision to help improve food production by empowering innovators across the food and agriculture supply chain

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Bowery Farming Inc

New York, United States

Bowery Farming uses high-tech approaches such as robotics, LED lightning and
data analytics to grow leafy greens indoors

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SafeTraces

Livermore, California, United States

Food tech has not kept pace with the increasing challenges of global food supply. Consumers are uncertain about the origin and safety of the food they eat, and the industry struggles with food recalls, fraud, and adulteration. We are here to change that! Drawing on nature, we deliver clarity about the safety, purity, and provenance of our food.

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Ceres Imaging

Oakland, California, United States

Aerial spectral imaging for agriculture. Their technology detects water, fertilizer, pest and disease issues weeks before the naked eye. Ceres Imaging captures, processes, and delivers high-resolution spectral imagery as an agriculture service. They help growers make important resource allocation decisions by showing them real-time plant health throughout the growing season.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Conservis

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Conservis is the leading independent farm management software system, providing powerful data tools and unparalleled customer support for family and institutional farms.

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Modern Meadow

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Modern Meadow is a dedicated team of individuals pioneering the creation of biologically advanced materials. They seek to transform the material world by unlocking the power of nature to inspire design for a healthier planet. Biofabricated materials are animal-free, leaving a lighter footprint on the planet. Inspired by leather, their biofabricated materials can take on any shape and form, opening up a world of creative possibilities.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Ninjacart

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Ninjacart is India’s Leading B2B agri-marketing platform that connects farmers to businesses.

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Ripple Foods

Emeryville, California, United States

Ripple Foods makes non-dairy milk with just as much protein as milk and half the sugar.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Apollo Agriculture

Nairobi Area, Kenya

Apollo helps farmers in emerging markets maximize their profits. They use agronomic machine learning, remote sensing, and mobile phones to deliver financing, farm products, and customized advice to smallholder farmers with radical efficiency and scalability. Apollo assesses farmer credit risk and customizes each product to a farmer’s specific location using satellite data, soil data, farmer behavior data and crop yield models. Their first product is a customized package of credit, high-quality farm inputs, and advice that can double farm yields, starting in Kenya.

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Gousto

London, England, United Kingdom

Gousto is an online meal-kit manufacturer and retailer, using AI and automation to provide extensive choice and personalisation.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

BrightFarms

New York, United States

BrightFarms® grows the freshest local produce, delivered to your supermarket within 24 hours of harvest year-round, using sustainable growing methods.

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Infarm

Berlin, Germany

Infarm is an urban farming services company that develops farming tech for
grocery stores, restaurants, and local distribution centres.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

RAW Pressery

Parel, Maharashtra, India

They work with farmers directly to get the best quality fruits, vegetables and nuts from across the world, pack the goodness in a bottle and deliver it with with love!

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Prospera Technologies

Tel Aviv, Israel

Predictable, optimized yield. With up to 95% accurate yield predictions, Prospera provides your sales and purchasing teams with accurate supply forecasts to closely match demand dynamics. It maximizes farm output through optimal variety allocation, planting & harvest planning, inputs selection, and protocol enhancement.

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Gro Intelligence

New York, United States

Gro is a mission-driven Big Data/SaaS company, creating a more connected, efficient, and productive global agriculture industry. Gro Intelligence has developed the world’s most extensive agriculture data platform.

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FarmLogs

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

With FarmLogs, a farmer can, monitor field conditions, plan and manage crop production and Market the grain.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Terramera

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Terramera provides intelligence developing safer, more effective plant-based
replacements to synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers.

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Full Harvest

San Francisco, California, United States

The first B2B marketplace for  imperfect and surplus produce.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Flow Kana

San Francisco, California, United States

The first sustainable, sun-grown cannabis brand to represent two of CA’s most special
micro-climates and their small farmer ecosystems.

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CropX

Netanya, HaMerkaz, Israel

CropX an ag-analytics company, develops cloud based software solutions integrated
with wireless sensors, which boosts crops yield

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Gotham Greens

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Gotham Greens designs, builds, and operates commercial scale greenhouse facilities in urban areas for fresh vegetable production.

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Telesense

Sunnyvale, California, United States

It is the smartest way to monitor grain, reduce spoilage and operational costs with wireless, real-time environmental monitoring solutions for grain production, storage and transport.
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Perfect Day Foods

Berkeley, California, United States

Perfect Day Foods is feeding a growing world with sustainable, healthy, humane milk.

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Farmobile

Leawood, Kansas, United States

Farmobile’s advanced technology delivers a collect-share-monetize digital strategy. They specialize in collecting second-by-second agronomic and machine data from a mixed fleet. And, we organize it into a portable data standard for live viewing, easy downloads, API streaming and permission-based sharing with trusted advisors. They offer farmers revenue-generating opportunities through the Farmobile DataStore℠.

 

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Bombay Hemp Company

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Bombay Hemp Company, incorporated in 2013, are an Agro-based enterprise reimagining the future of Indian agriculture and sustainable living with hemp as our lens. Hemp’s uses are kaleidoscopic. Pull its Fibre out and it’ll give you Yarn; chop it into Softwood, it’ll give you material to build Shelter; study its Genetics, and you’ll find Medicine.

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Agrostar

Pune, Maharashtra, India

First & Largest “Direct To Farmer” mobile commerce platform for Agriculture in India.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Taranis

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Taranis uses deep learning on proprietary data sets to predict
and prevent crop disease and pest losses.

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Trace Genomics

Burlingame, California, United States

Advanced prevention and management of agricultural diseases.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Semios

San Francisco, California, United States

Semios delivers precision data and intelligence to growers for daily decision making that increases crop value.

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AgBiome

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

AgBiome discovers and develops innovative biological and trait products for crop protection.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Abundant Robotics

Hayward, California, United States

As robotics researchers, we’ve broken new ground in a variety of fields. For the past four years we’ve focused on hard problems in agriculture and are now excitedly preparing to launch our first commercial products. We’re a team of experts who love collaborating with smart, thoughtful, open minded people who are driven to build things that do useful work. We’d love for you to come help build one of the next great companies serving agriculture.

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Crowd Cow

Seattle, Washington, United States

Crowd Cow works with small family farms to let users choose their cow and their cut.

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CroFarm

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

“Consumers get access to produce direct from farms which is much fresher and lasts longer … we help reduce wastage even at your home.

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CiBO Technologies

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

We combine science, data, and software to develop virtual agricultural ecosystems that unlock previously unattainable outcomes for customers

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

SuperMeat

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

SuperMeat is a scientific and ideological driven effort to supply the world animal-friendly and sustainable means to produce meat. We’ve joined forces with leading conventional meat industry and pharmaceutical companies, bringing together cutting edge technology from both worlds to form the next agricultural revolution of meat production, without growing a single animal.

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Stellapps

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Stellapps is an end-to-end dairy technology solutions company – the first
of its kind in India.

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Wefarm

London, England, United Kingdom

The world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network.

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Snap Kitchen

Austin, Texas, United States

Snap Kitchen is dedicated to bringing our customers flavorful, handcrafted food

Top Agritech Startups of 2019

Feed

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Feed is a French foodtech startup that designs complete meals, in formats adapted to active people.

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