UrbanKisaan operates hydroponic farms in suburban greenhouses and vertical indoor farms. The company sells vegetables, greens, and herbs online and at its centers in Hyderabad and Bangalore.
It also provides home-kits that people can use to grow their own vegetables. This allows people to enjoy fresh, pesticide-free produce with 95% less water than traditional farming methods.
1. Fresher Food
Founded in 2017 by Sairam Reddy, Srinivas Chaganti and Kanukollu Vihari, UrbanKisaan provides chemical-free crops to consumers via an online platform. The company’s farms of stacked hydroponic tables grow plants without soil using mineral nutrient solutions and 95% less water than traditional farming methods.
The startup’s proprietary technology monitors a variety of factors that affect the quality and growth of its crops, including nutrient content, atmospheric humidity, CO2 concentration, light levels, and more. UrbanKisaan uses its data to improve its growing processes and deliver fresh, local sustainable produce.
The company’s VC Investors & Angel Networks include Basf Venture Capital Gmbh (Bvc). Its key focus areas are Aeroponics. The company was incorporated on 08 Jan 2020 & is 3 years 8 months old. The company is based in Hyderabad, India.
2. No Pesticides
Founded by Kanukollu Venkata Sai Vihari (MBA) and Srinivas Chaganti (MS) in 2018, UrbanKisaan delivers fresh, pesticide-free produce to households with subscription plans. The company’s farms use hydroponics, a method of growing plants without soil by using mineral nutrient solutions in water. This allows the farms to be located near cities and require only 1% of the land used by traditional agriculture.
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3. Lower Water Consumption
As fresh water reserves become scarce and more people move to urban areas, it’s important that we find sustainable ways to grow food. With its proprietary growing technology, UrbanKisaan uses up to 90% less water than traditional farming and grows up to 20 times more crops in the same amount of space.
Vihari Kanukollu cofounded UrbanKisaan in 2017, which builds indoor vertical farms that grow pesticide-free produce for consumers on a subscription and walk-in basis. Its farms of stacked hydroponic tables use no soil and deliver 20 to 40 times the yield of conventional agriculture using only one-fifth the water.
UrbanKisaan also develops centralized intelligence that enables its farmers to harvest more of their crop and detect farm deficiencies. Its base model, which can house 18 plants, costs around Rs10,000.
4. No Chemicals
UrbanKisaan is a vertical farming company with a mission to bring chemical-free vegetables and greens into urban India. The YC-backed startup has a B2B arm that offers hydroponic kits for home growing, as well as a subscription-based D2C arm that sells its fresh produce at neighborhood stores and through food delivery partners. The company uses stacked hydroponic tables to grow crops, which consume 95% less water and yield 30% higher crop production than traditional agriculture.
Founded in 2022 by Sairam Palicherla, Srinivas Chaganti, and Vihari Kanukollu, UrbanKisaan is based in Hyderabad, India. The company has raised $1.5 million in funding to date.
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