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Alesca Life

Creating solutions that enable anyone anywhere to grow the safest, healthiest, and freshest produce.

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Tsuyoshi Stuart Oda

Founder + CEO at Alesca Life

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters Beijing, Beijing, China
Alesca is an agritech company that develops turnkey vertical farms and precision agriculture solutions to make food production more localized and data driven. Since 2013, the company has developed patented indoor growing systems, farm management software, and AI-enhanced automation devices and cameras to grow plants using 90~99% less water, fertilizer, and land compared to traditional farms with no need for chemical pesticides. Alesca is a WEF Tech Pioneer, SDG Champion, and Global Innovator as a leader in precision farming and NVIDIA Inception fellow revolutionizing the agricultural industry through AI, computer vision, and data science. The founding team is an alumni and mentor of Stanford StartX, Unreasonable Impact, Dubai Futures, and Masdar Innovate. Alesca is backed by global institutional and family office investors and has offices in Beijing, Tokyo, and Dubai.

Notable Achievements

  • Recognized by the World Economic Forum as a 2021 Global Innovator, 2020 SDG Champion for Zero Hunger, and 2019 Technology Pioneer.
  • Lead investors include Mistletoe (Asia's top impact fund), BitsxBites (China's top agri/foodtech VC), and major global family offices.
  • Built a 10,000m2+ specialized factory in China to mass manufacture vertical farms, industrial IoT devices, and food production capacity.

Currently Operating in Six Regions

Press Mentions

December 19, 2016

Dubai's smart city ambitions

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December 14, 2023

COP28 Focuses on Links Between Agriculture and Climate Change

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December 12, 2023

Inside the vertical farming revolution that’s taking root in the Middle East

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August 22, 2021

Startup Spotlight: Dubai-Based Agritech Startup Alesca Life Technologies Is On A Mission To Ensure Sustainable Farming Practices In The UAE

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January 29, 2020

Stuart Oda: Are indoor vertical farms the future of agriculture?

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July 1, 2019

These are the World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneers of 2019

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