Emerging Karnataka-Based Startups Innovating Asia’s Agriculture Industry

January 3, 2024

As Asia’s startup scene continues to thrive, it’s no surprise that a considerable amount of innovation is happening within the agricultural industry. The year 2020 marked a trend of the rise of new agricultural startups in Karnataka, India. These companies combine technology with traditional farming practices, striving for sustainability and efficiency while catering to the needs of farmers and consumers. Here, we will delve into some of the noteworthy agricultural startups in Karnataka that sprung up in or after 2020.

They are utilizing modern technology to revolutionize traditional farming methods and innovating new ways to give an urban touch to rural farming practices. Karnataka being the agricultural hub of India has nurtured several such startups. These agri-startups are inclined towards ensuring farmers’ prosperity and sustainability while providing consumers with fresh and organically grown foods.

Leveraging the use of modern technology, these startups are transforming the way farming is conducted, from sowing seeds to delivering the produce to the market. They have helped to bridge the gap between farmers and the market, ensuring that the right value for produce is realized. Here are a few innovative agricultural startups that started their journey in 2020 or later based in Karnataka.


Based in Bangalore, Karnataka, Vegrow is an AgTech platform partnering with farmers, increasing land utilization, and selling to organized demand through partnership. It was founded by Kiran Naik, Mrudhukar Batchu, Praneeth Kumar, and Shobhit Jain. The goal is to grow into the world’s biggest asset-light farmer. Connect with them on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Deep Rooted

Another notable startup is Deep Rooted which focuses on delivering fresh and clean food by partnering meaningfully with farmers.


On the tech front, Agrizy is developing a technology-driven platform to streamline the processed agri supply chain.


Among the digital platforms serving farmers, Faarms offers a range of services for farmers from selling seeds, fertilizer, insecticides, to providing animal feeds. Connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Kissan Pro

Empowering farmers through technology, design, and data science is Kissan Pro. Connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


Renewable Energy and Waste Management in Agriculture are the operating areas for Quaadbotics. This Bengaluru-based startup also has a presence on LinkedIn.

Navana Foods

Based in Dharwad, Karnataka, Navana Foods operates in the realm of Agriculture, Farming, and Food and Beverage.

Leafy Island

Among the e-commerce platforms, Leafy Island stands out, a company that delivers home-ready plants straight to your doorstep. Connect with them on Facebook and LinkedIn.


As an ethical E-store for farm-fresh organic produce, Farmstop promotes organic farming and procures directly from organic farmers. Visit them on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


Onato is building a technology platform for the diverse Indian fruits and vegetables industry. Find more about them on LinkedIn.


Rounding off our list is ONO ARK INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED, an agri-tech product company providing end-to-end data-driven tech solutions across the agricultural industry. Connect with them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

These emerging startups are instrumental in shaping the future of the agriculture industry in Karnataka. Driven by the aim to empower farmers and provide consumers with quality products, they highlight the power of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit thriving in this part of the world.

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