State of Agritech - 20th October 2022
In Today’s Edition:
1/ Reality Check on the Agritech Hype Cycle
Hype Cycles graphically represent the maturity and adoption of technologies over time. Expectations (an indicator of the market belief in the future expected value of the technology) are plotted on Y-Axis and Time is plotted on X-Axis.
How does the agritech hype cycle currently look across the Indian markets? Few reflections on the extensive Kalaari Capital’s Report:Agritech: India’s Sunrise Sector (Disclosure: My observations on agritech aggregators eventually making way to integrators have been referenced in this report.)
2/ Making Sense of Inner Plant
Inner Plant recently raised $16 Mn in Series-A Funding. Together with Inner Plant, John Deere envisions a brave new technological era of Darwinian Agriculture. Would Nature, well, join the party?
Desserts in the Funding Winter:
3/ India-based agritech startup Apnagodam (‘Your warehouse’ in Hindi)’s Fundraise