Eden Farm Announces 271 Billion Rupiah Series A Funding Led by AppWorks and AC Ventures
This round also supported by Trihill Capital, OCBC Ventures, Investible, Corin Capital, and former investor Global Founders Capital.
Agritech startup Eden Farm announced the series A funding of $19 million or equivalent to 271.1 billion Rupiah. The round was led by AppWorks and AC Ventures, with the participation of Trihill Capital, OCBC Ventures, Investible, Corin Capital, and former investor Global Founders Capital.
This funding continues Eden Farm's pre-series A round led by investible in February 2021. With the mission of "Feeding the Nation", Eden Farm has built an integrated food distribution network since 2017. The goal is to simplify the supply chain to increase margins by reducing prices and cutting out middlemen.
In its service, they also provide accurate demand forecasts for farmers by implementing digital acceleration, and achieving production predictability.
According to the statistics, Eden Farm currently serves 53 thousand customers and partners with more than 2 thousand farmers in Java. In order to support the supply chain, they also operate 5 Eden Fulfillment Centers in strategic locations, supported by 400 supplier partners for product availability.
Meanwhile, since 2019 AppWorks has participated in a number of local startup funding, including HarukaEDU series C funding (Nov 2019), Fabelio series C funding (June 2020), InfraDigital series A funding (Jun 2020), and iSeller pre-series B funding (2021).
Apart from Eden Farm, a number of local agritech startups are also trying to solve the same issue. One of them is TaniHub Group. Last May 2021, the platform secured a series B funding of $65.5 million (over 940 billion Rupiah) led by MDI Ventures. This round brought TaniHub's valuation to over $200 million. Tanihub currently has several business units, including supply chain, financing, and farmer education.
Focus on solving supply chain issue
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