Agritech startup Aibono secures $2mn in pre-Series A round
Agritech startup Aibono has raised $ 2mn in its pre-Series A round from investors in Japan and Switzerland. The round was led by Japanese venture capital firms Rebright Partners and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital based out of Tokyo and Singapore, respectively. Swiss impact investor Lesing Artha, a subsidiary of Rianta Capital (UK), also participated in the round.
Aibono is a data science company. It integrates the supply chain from farm to consumer. The startup uses data to match demand-supply synchronisation, farm analytics, etc., to prevent food wastage, improve agricultural efficiency, as well as stabilise livelihoods of farmers, specialising in perishable vegetables.