1. Startups

Presenting Technology in “Urban Farming”, Tunas Farm Gets Initial Funding from Gayo Capital

Immediately release a hydroponic kit product with an IoT system, making it easier for people to grow crops at home

Public awareness of healthy living continues to increase. Especially in pandemic conditions, the body needs the best nutrition in order to create excellent endurance. Seeing this, Widya Surya Prayoga, Rudwiky Okta Putra, and Topaz Kumoro initiated Tunas Farm with the vision of integrating solutions urban farming with technology.

Tunas Farm has started by building a plant production room indoor farming in the Gading Serpong area. One of the planting methods applied is hydroponics. The business concept presented is in the form of B2C, which offers farm to table to allow consumers to enjoy freshly picked vegetables. Supported with same-day delivery by Tunas Farm's own logistics team.

Recently, to accelerate its business, Tunas Farm received funding pre-seed funding from Gayo Capital. No mention of nominal details received. I just said, the funds obtained will be focused on improving technology-based hydroponic systems utilizing IoT.

Currently Surya and the Tunas Farm team are finalizing the preparation of facilities in Gading Serpong as a production site at the same time indoor vertical farming displays which will be completed in the near future. They also plan to build similar facilities in other areas and will provide hands-on training on how to farm at home using a hydroponic system.

He also said, that in the future Farm Buds will issue a hydroponic kit product with an IoT system that can be owned by the community to farm at home easily.

Agricultural technology startups

Despite bisnis agritech Many are said to have great potential in Indonesia, so far there have not been many technological solutions that have been present to demonstrate the farming process significantly. While there is a lot of potential technology that can be utilized, ranging from IoT, big data, machine learning, computer vision, and others. It is undeniable that there are still many issues in the agricultural sector, from upstream to downstream.

One that is starting to get a lot done is related to the supply chain (supply chains); enables consumers – both businesses and consumers – to access agricultural products directly from farmers or through simpler mediums. As a result, farmers get a better selling price even though from the consumer side they are also more efficient. In addition, other solutions that are starting to get a lot are around productive financing for farmer partners.

More Coverage:

Several startups have started presenting technology products to support agriculture – some are still in the research process (a lot of them are found in incubator activities, competitions, and others). hackthon), others have already started production. Besides Tunas Farm, there are also Mertani, Tanibox, and Neurafarm. Mertani present IoT solutions and big data to monitor farmers monitoring the condition of their plantation land on a large scale.

As for Neurafarm presents an artificial intelligence-based application called "Dr. Tania", which helps farmers identify plant diseases through analysis of uploaded photos. On a smaller scale, Tanbox presents sensor-based devices to help people grow crops at home.

Are you sure to continue this transaction?
Yes
No
processing your transactions....
Transaction Failed
try Again

Sign up for our
newsletter

Subscribe Newsletter
Are you sure to continue this transaction?
Yes
No
processing your transactions....
Transaction Failed
try Again