Agritech startup Eeki Foods raised $6.5 million in Series A led by General Catalyst


Agritech startup Eeki Foods raised $6.5 million in Series A led by General Catalyst (GC) where Avaana Capital and Better Capital with other angel investors such as Irving Fain, CEO and founder of Bowery Farming; Subbu Palaniappan, director and head of Amazon Prime India; Srinivas Narayanan, former VP Engg at Facebook; Akhil Gupta and Amit Kumar Agarwal, cofounders at NoBroker.com; also participated.


Eeki Foods' patent-pending growing chambers produce nutritious residue-free vegetables at affordable prices, with the goal of making farming more sustainable and climate-proof. Eeki Foods intends to use the new funds to expand to hundreds of acres, occupying unused lands in states with water scarcity issues. Eeki Foods claims to use 80% less water than traditional farming methods.

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