TartanSense raises $5 million from FMC, Omnivore and Blume Ventures

  • Founded in 2015 by Jaisimha Rao, TartanSense builds small agricultural robots, equipped with artificial intelligence-assisted computer vision, to help small farms reduce their expenditures and improve their incomes.
  • According to TartanSense, India is the biggest producer of cotton in the world, with 33 million acres under cultivation and an average weeding expenditure of $100 per acre.
  • TartanSense aims to focus on cotton as well as several other crops with high cost of weeding.