UrbanKisaan builds vertical farms in India and sells the produce directly to consumers via subscription based app.

Basic Information

Hyderabad-based UrbanKisaan is bringing standardisation into farming and agriculture to urban landscape with its vertical farms, using automation and internet of things to enhance efficiency, improving farmers’ income and making sustainable farming possible. The company uses hydroponic farming technique that involves growing of plants in water, and without soil. A closed loop is created where the water runs and all the plants get water. Either the plant use water or the water gets evaporated. There is no water wastage anywhere. This makes it a sustainable farming practice. The company wants to foray into Bengaluru in addition to strengthening its operations in Hyderabad by then. It primarily wants to serve the B2C space but will also selectively cater to B2B space such as restaurants. The company grows fresh vegetables and leafy vegetables in its farms and delivers them to customers at their doors. See more

Headquarters

:

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Founding Date

:

2017

No. of Employees

:

21 to 40

Core Team

:
1.

Srinivas Chaganti

Co-Founder & CTO

2.

Vihari Kanukollu

Co-Founder & CEO

3.

Sairam Reddy

Co-Founder & CSO

Funding

Total Funding

$150.0k

Investors

:

1.

Y Combinator

2.

Naarm(National Academy of Agricultural Research Management)

3.

J20 ventures