Insect farming startup Ÿnsect tops up Series C round to $372 million

Ÿnsect, a French startup farming insects to improve food production, has raised $224 million in further funding, bringing its Series C round to $372 million with Robert Downey Jr.’s tech funding initiative joining the round. Ÿnsect farms mealworms that produce proteins that can be used in animal feed and fertilisers and is building what it’s […]

Serbian agtech startup agremo raises $600,000 to enhance its ‘precision agriculture platform’

Belgrade-based Agremo, the creator of an agricultural sensing and imagery analysis platform for drone and remote sensing operators, has raised $600,000 in a round led by South Central Ventures and joined by Startlabs. Agremo essentially offers a cloud-based software platform for agribusinesses, crop growers and anyone interested in crop and land status and health, drawing […]

Athens-based Augmenta announces $600k seed investment

Augmenta, a developer of next-generation, fully automated precision applications for agriculture, announces the completion of a $600k seed investment by Marathon Venture Capital. Based in Athens, Greece and Texas, Augmenta’s software and plug-n-play device scans and analyses crops as the tractor moves across the field. The device utilizes deep learning algorithms to control the fertilizer […]

French agtech startup Karnott raises €2.5 million to expand across Europe

Karnott, an agtech startup founded in Lille, France in 2016, has raised €2.5 million for its connected meter for farm equipment. The round was led by Partech and Leap Ventures, partner from the outset. Karnott focuses on equipment such as tractors, trailers, seeders, enabling geolocalization and registering operations carried out on farm plots. Its meter […]