Impact investor Omnivore has made a fresh bet in the agritech sector as it led a $4.3 Mn (INR 30 Cr) pre-series. Around in Gurugram-based online marketplace for farm products and services, DeHaat.
US-based agriculture investor AgFunder and several angel investors also participated in the funding round. Pankaj Chaddah, the co-founder of Zomato, as well as another Indian family office, also invested in the round.
Founded in 2012 by Shashank Kumar, DeHaat offers end-to-end agricultural services to farmers. That includes distribution of high-quality agri inputs, customised farm advisory, access to financial services, and market linkages for selling their produce.
The company enables advisory from a panel of esteemed scientists and advisors and farmers to market their products to ITC, Godrej, Reliance, Metro, etc. of value more than INR 3.5 Cr/month in three states which includes the Bihar, U.P and Odisha.