August 27

Bangalore-Based Agritech Robotics Startup TartanSense Raises $5 Million in Series A Funding

Bangalore-based Agritech robotics startup — TartanSense has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by FMC Ventures and Omnivore, with participation from existing investor Blume Ventures.

Founded in 2015 by Jaisimha Rao, an alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University, TartanSense builds small agricultural robots equipped with AI-assisted computer vision to help small farms reduce their expenditures and improve their incomes.

“Our mission is to make smallholder farmers wealthier by shipping monetisable robots. TartanSense will have the world’s largest fleet of agriculture robots in the next 18 months. We are grateful to have amazing investors like FMC Ventures, Omnivore, and Blume Ventures backing us in our passion to empower farmers,” said Jaisimha Rao, Founder, TartanSense.

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Source: Analytics India Magazine (link opens in a new window)

Agriculture, Technology
artificial intelligence, smallholder farmers