FarmWise is an agricultural robotics and IoT startup that builds innovative systems to streamline farm operations and increase food production efficiency.
FarmWise's mission is to provide farmers with sustainable solutions to feed a growing world. Their tool is artificial intelligence.
FarmWise wass founded in 2016 by Sebastien Boyer and Thomas Palomares. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
FarmWise's first product is an automated mechanical weeder powered by AI and robotics, named Titan. It detects the crops from the weeds and uproots the latter with centimeter precision without using any chemicals.
FarmWise supports a variety of crops including leafy greens, cauliflower, and broccoli. The FarmWise system mechanically removes individual weeds with sub-inch precision.
FarmWise has been operating as a custom service provider to large vegetable farms across California and Arizona for three commercial seasons. After 15,000 commercial hours, FarmWise has enriched its plant database with over 450 million scanned images of individual crops.
FarmWise is backed by Calibrate Ventures, Fall Line Capital, Wilbur Ellis, GV, Felicis Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, Taylor Farms, Playground Global, Xplorer Capital, Middleland Capital, SVG Ventures, and others. The company raised $45M in Series B round on Jun 01, 2022. This brings FarmWise's total funding to $65.2M to date.