This time we are looking at emerging markets in Southeast Asia, which range from Brunei Darussalam to Myanmar.
Despite the minimum media attention, these startups are building innovation to help their respective countries and its agriculture sector tackle challenges and make progress.
The following are four agritech startups in the emerging markets that e27 has gathered through our startup database and news coverage.
Country: Brunei Darussalam
Funding Status: Undisclosed Series A
Investor(s): Cerana Capital
The startup provides agricultural business intelligence and analytics to help farmers in their decision-making process. Its technology collects data from farm systems to create customised solutions and real-time monitoring to increase overall farm productivity.
It launched an urban farming educational platform that enables anyone to learn and start farming in his or her own backyard.
Funding Status: US$3 million venture round
Investor(s): Geodata for Agriculture and Water
IMPACT TERRA develops mobile solutions for farmers, agribusinesses and other agricultural stakeholders. Its mission is to improve the livelihoods of the rural population and improve food security and safety.
Its Golden Paddy platform (“Shwe Thee Nhan”) provides users with an easy-to-use visual interface and real-time and targeted content such as weather forecast, input product prices, crop market prices, product information, farming best practices, news, risk announcements, financing, and many more.
It works with NGOs, CSOs and other parties to provide users with the information they need.
Funding Status: US$730,000
Agribuddy provides a mobile app for farmers to create collective intelligence by connecting farmers and agricultural traders and reproachers to solve problems the sector faces.
The startup aims to make farming more exciting, more fun and more efficient.
Funding Status: US$45,000 pre-seed
Tun Yat provides a mobile app that helps connect farmers with tractor machine providers, enabling them to book the farming equipment.
The startup is a first prize winner at the Phandeeyar Startup Challenge 2017.
The e27 Startup Database connects the community to the hottest internet companies in Asia. We encourage startups to visit their profile and regularly update their information.