Top 50 Agritech Startups For 2019

YoStartups Team

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. Here are the top 50 Agritech startups to watch out for in 2019.

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Impossible Foods

Redwood City, California, United States

Impossible Foods develops a new generation of meats and
cheeses made entirely from plants.

Beyond Meat

Manhattan Beach, California, United States

Beyond Meat is planting The Future of Protein. Delicious, 100% plant-based
products without the health and other downsides of animal protein.

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Indigo

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Indigo focuses on the microbes that have evolved in conjunction with plants over
billions of years to optimize their health and maximize their productivity.

Kettlebell Kitchen

New York, New York, United States

Kettlebell wants to solve a problem for Gym-Goers everywhere — getting the right
nutrition to support their goals and supplement their busy lives.

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Meicai

Beijing, Beijing, China

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

ProducePay

Los Angeles, California, United States

ProducePay provides a wide array of payment solutions to the fresh-produce
industry and its agents.

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Pivot Bio

Berkeley, California, United States

Fueled by an innovative drive and a deep understanding of the microbiome,
Pivot Bio is pioneering game-changing advances in crop nutrition.

Plenty Inc.

South San Francisco, California, United States

Plenty is an agriculture technology company that develops plant sciences
for crops to flourish in a pesticide- and GMO-free environment.

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Apeel Sciences

Santa Barbara, California, United States

Apeel creates products from natural plant extracts that reduce
reliance on pesticides and increase produce quality and crop yield.

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.
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Soylent

Los Angeles, California, United States

Soylent is a food supplement that can be personalized for different body types
and customized based on the individual’s taste.

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.

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Bowery Farming Inc

New York, New York, United States

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

SafeTraces

Livermore, California, United States

SafeTraces provides on-food traceability solutions that trace the
product, not the package.

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Ceres Imaging

Oakland, California, United States

Ceres Imaging is a California-based aerial spectral imagery and analytics
company that serves farmers and agribusinesses.

Conservis

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Conservis is a software solutions provider developing and implementing
compliance, tracking, traceability and performance management tools.

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Modern Meadow

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Modern Meadow is biofabricating a revolution in materials and ingredients
for consumers and the planet.

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.

Apollo Agriculture

Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

Apollo Agriculture’s mission is to deliver
modern farming everywhere.

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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.

BrightFarms

New York, New York, United States

BrightFarms is pioneering the future of local,
low-impact farming.

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Infarm

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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

RAW Pressery

Parel, Maharashtra, India

At RAW Pressery, They have a team of nutritionists, dieticians
and medical experts to create our juices.

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Prospera Technologies

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Prospera is an agriculture technology data
company that develops intelligent solutions.

Gro Intelligence

New York, New York, United States

Gro is a mission-driven Big Data/SaaS company, creating a more connected,
efficient, and productive global agriculture industry.

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FarmLogs

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

FarmLogs’ platform exposes critical operational data insights to more
than 1 in 3 US row crop farmers.

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

Full Harvest is the first B2B marketplace for
ugly and surplus produce.

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.

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

Automate post-harvest grain monitoring, IoT sensors, software to optimize
pricing, reduce spoilage and predict quality [Predictive Agtech]

Perfect Day Foods

Berkeley, California, United States

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

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Farmobile

Leawood, Kansas, United States

Reinventing the approach to Ag data! Farmer power. Improve life.

Bombay Hemp Company

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Bombay Hemp Company, also known as BOHECO is a privately held, social
enterprise headquartered in Mumbai, India.

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Agrostar

Pune, Maharashtra, India

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

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.

Semios

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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.

Abundant Robotics

Hayward, California, United States

Solving important and large problems in 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.

CroFarm

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Delivering freshness direct from farms to your neighbourhood store.

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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

SuperMeat

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

SuperMeat is an Israeli bio-tech and food-tech company.

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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

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

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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