20 stories about Agtech
Fungit Team

Israel-based Fungit has a mission to feed billions of people around the world

The company has raised a total of $500,000 to tap into the $2 billion bio-fungicide market and help improve the shelf life of fruits and vegetables.
מחרשה חקלאות דשנים

Indigo AG valuation down 94% to $200 million in latest funding round

29.08.23|Viki Auslender
The American company was valued at $3.5 billion three years ago and was considered to be the highest-valued agtech startup in the world
Boarding Pass Dotsoil

Connect the DOTS: How one company is helping farmers with their fertilization efforts

DOTS has raised a total of $1.9 million to develop a system helping farmers monitor their fertilizer levels in the soil
Vitirix Device

Viridix raises $4.1 million for its precision irrigation technology service

20.04.23|James Spiro
By using Viridix's technology, farmers can save water, increase crop yields, improve crop quality, and ultimately boost profits
מערכת השקייה של SupPlant  באפריקה

Agtech startup SupPlant takes its Series C to $38 million with $11 million extension

The company's sensors are placed on the plants and their surroundings and send data to the cloud where it is determined how much water the plant actually needs to maximize growth
פיתוח בתחום חקלאות חכמה

The Israeli agritech startups leading crop innovation

28.08.22|Yonatan Sredni
CTech profiles some of the most innovative Israeli startups using AI and machine learning to optimize crop yields, identify pests, and minimize pesticide use

Volcani International and Releaf partnering to boost African agriculture with Israeli tech

31.05.22|James Spiro
The hope is that it will act as a path for other ecosystems to collaborate on a similar framework in other sectors.

BARD approves $6.5 million for 21 new research grants

26.05.22|James Spiro
Over the past 42 years, BARD has funded more than 1,400 projects totaling more than $340 million to date.
Ori Ben Ner SupPlant

SupPlant raises $27 million to help farmers fight climate change

The Israeli startup recently launched an API product, a sensor-less technology that has served 500,000 female maize farmers in Kenya over the last season
PlantArcBio הצוות של מימין  ד"ר דרור שליטין ד"ר נועם גרעמברג ד"ר ערבה שתיל כהן ד"ר אביבה כץ

PlantArcBio’s herbicide-tolerant gene for soybean and cotton receives regulatory exemption

06.01.22|Hezi Sternlicht
The Israeli ag-biotech company is engaged in research and development in the field of gene discovery and biological components to improve plant traits
צוות גרינאיי

Greeneye raises $22 million for AI crop protection

16.12.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup utilizes AI and deep learning technology to transform the weed and pest control process in agriculture, reducing up to 90% of herbicide and chemical usage
Aviram Shmueli Yair Shahar Ben Alfi BWR

Blue White Robotics raises $37 million in Series B for autonomous farming

23.09.21|James Spiro
The company ‘retrofits’ existing infrastructure in farming operations with autonomous algorithms
Margalit Startup City Galil Crowd

Margalit Startup City Galil opens ahead of Foodtech ‘revolution’

02.09.21|James Spiro
The International Foodtech Center marks the official arrival of Galilee onto Israel’s high-tech scene
Fieldin founders from left to right Boaz Bachar, CEO and Iftach Birger COO

Smart farming: Fieldin raises $30 million in Round B

01.09.21|Meir Orbach
The Agtech company helps commercial farmers by turning their lands into autonomous, smart farms. The fundraising effort was led by Fortissimo capital
Agtech Forum

The first EMEA Agtech Forum kicks off, connecting VCs and entrepreneurs

22.07.21|James Spiro
The event took place online but the forum hopes to meet in person later this year in Dubai
עגבניה גידול עגבניות חווה

Costa Group to start deploying Arugga’s pollination robots across Australian tomato fields

The Israeli startup aims to help growers solve critical challenges related to more efficient pollination and reduced labor costs, while reducing the spread of viruses with its non-contact solutions
גיל שלו מייסד מנכ"ל אקווינום

Equinom raises $20 million in Series C to boost plant-based nutrition solutions

22.06.21|Meir Orbach
“Leveraging our cutting-edge seed-to-plate food-application technology to create source ingredients, Equinom helps market-leading food brands turn regular food into super food,” said CEO Gil Shalev
אורי בן נר מנכ"ל SubPlant

Agtech company SupPlant raises $10 million to boost development of sensor-less irrigation system

The Israeli startup is aiming to have over 2 million smallholder farmers in Africa and India utilizing its new technology in 2022
דניאל קופל חברת פרוספרה

Prospera founders set to net over $100 million from sale to Valmont

06.05.21|Meir Orbach
VC fund Bessemer expected to receive $60 million from the acquisition of the Israeli agtech company
עובדי חברת פרוספרה

Israeli agtech startup Prospera acquired by Valmont for $300 million

05.05.21|Meir Orbach
Prospera, which became the first local agtech company to be acquired, is a developer of machine vision technologies that continuously monitor and analyze plant development, health and stress