State of Agritech - 23rd December 2022
Programming Note: This will be the final subscriber-only post for 2022. Going with the tradition (2021, 2020), The Agribusiness Matters 2022 Year in Review will be published on Monday (hopefully:)) before I unwind and get into JOMO (Joy of Missing Out) vacation mode.
Wish you all a Merry Christmas!
Every time the spirit of Christmas is alive, memories of childhood and the smell of freshly baked plumcake waft in the chilly air when this bespectacled bloke stood in the first line of the choir to sing to his heart’s content with his friends his favourite Chrismas carol song:
Prospero Ano y Felicidad.
In Today’s Edition:
1/ Defining Agritech Full-stackers and Super Full-stackers
How to make sense of Waycool Foods’ and Cropway’s agritech gameplay? Can it be contrasted with, say, Agribazaar’s agritech gameplay? Defining and Categorizing Full-stackers and Super-Full stackers as upstream agritech slowly lays the pipes to bridge the downstream food economy.
Desserts in the Funding Winter
2/ Making Sense of Cropin and their $14Mn Funding from Google et al.
Why did Google invest in Cropin at a time when they are launching their digital agriculture initiatives in India?
3/ Making Sense of Bharat Krushi Seva (BKS) and their 43 MIllion INR Seed Funding