High-momentum startups like Bowery and Bright Farms are shortening supply chains with modular, tech-enabled indoor farms.
The SoftBank Group’s much-hyped Vision Fund recently announced it would lead a $200M investment into Plenty, a startup focused on indoor vertical farming. The deal highlights growth in startups aiming to optimize indoor farming, promising lower water usage, higher crop yields, improved crop flavor and nutrition, and shorter supply chains when compared to traditional farming.
Beyond Plenty, we highlighted startups working on indoor farming technologies in our recent Feeding the Future report. These startups are using AI, IoT, and other new tools along with hydroponic and aeroponic growing methods. Check out a preview below, and download the full report here.