July 21, 2024


Imagination at work

Agritech startup Pepper Farms raises $1m in seed round

Agritech commence-up Pepper Farms, which assists farmers organise vegetable output lifecycle – from plantation to harvesting and income — has raised $one million in seed fund led by AxilorVentures and Aspiring Minds Co-Founder Himanshu Aggarwal.

Founded by Saurabh Singla, an alumni of IIT Guwahati and Shalini Aggarwal, Chartered Accountant, the Gurugram-based mostly is constructing a community of farms with conclude-to-conclude virtual management, customised agronomy and direct industry linkages. The commence-up is marketing the develop each day across APMC mandis (Agriculture Create Marketplace Committee), e-retail, present day retail, and eating places.

“We purpose to deliver output of a further one,000 acres underneath Pepper Farms in the next twelve months. Multiplying yields and money returns with good traction from farmers and landowners, we would like to disrupt the farming marketplace with our agronomy, functions and advertising and marketing procedures,” Saurabh Singla, Co-Founder and CEO Pepper Farms, stated.

“The plan was to decrease inefficiencies plaguing the farming ecosystem. With structuring modest, fragmented farms, we are in a position to effect the lives of hundreds of farmers, expert and unskilled workforce though offering quality output for the masses,” Shalini Aggarwal, Co-founder and Main Running Officer of Pepper Farms, stated.

Prof. Tarun Khanna (Harvard Company Faculty), Raman Uberoi(ex-COO CRISIL), Sunil Kalra (By way of Tasks) and Rahul Jain (Co-Founder of Epigamia) also joined this expense spherical.