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Building AI-enabled technologies to revolutionise supply chain and production efficiency in the farm sector

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Shashank Kumar

Co-founder & CEO at DeHaat

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Employees 501+
Headquarters Patna, Bihar, India
DeHaat offers end-to-end agriculture services to hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers with an aim to improve the efficiencies of the agriculture value chain. Their unique delivery model allows them to address all aspects of a farmer’s life, bringing increased efficiency and efficacy at each level. DeHaat connects small farmers to their various needs – seeds, fertilizers, equipment, crop advisory, and market linkage - through a wide network of trained micro-entrepreneurs. Registered farmers receive quality access to a wide range of agricultural inputs at a DeHaat center, directly from competitive sources. Additionally, through DeHaat, farmers can coordinate the sale of their produce to institutional buyers, as well as receive personalized farming advisory (i.e. crop monitoring) in their local language. DeHaat offers a bundle of agri-value chain services to farmers, micro-entrepreneurs, and institutional partners, in order to increase efficiency and transparency throughout the industry. With over 350,000 local farmers in the DeHaat Network, with access to over 1400 DeHaat centers, 150 input suppliers, and 650 corporate buyers, DeHaat offers unparalleled Last Mile Access to the overall value chain of operations. DeHaat places farmers at the center of their business model, irrespective of their crop or land holding status, to produce the highest cost savings, productivity rates, and incomes for farmers across India. From credit to material inputs and crop intelligence, DeHaat is the technology for the agricultural revolution.

Notable Achievements

  • Generating $65m to $75m in revenue through their platform
  • Currently working with over 232,186 farmers, holding 468k acres of land, and aggregating roughly 500 metric tons of produce.
  • Everyday deliver more than 7,000 transactions related to seed and fertilizer to last-mile destinations.

Currently Operating in One Region

Press Mentions

November 16, 2020

[Matrix Moments] DeHaat founder on how technology is playing a key role to bring behavioural change in agritech

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November 16, 2021

DeHaat raises $115 million in the largest agritech round in India

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October 15, 2021

Having A Farming Background Gives These 8 Agritech Entrepreneurs An Edge Over Others

Read on Entrepreneur »

May 19, 2021

The 2021 #APAC25

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March 24, 2021

African agtech is boosting yields, protecting resources and raising incomes - Impact Alpha

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February 24, 2021

Agritech Startup DeHaat Acquires B2B SaaS platform FarmGuide

Read on The StartupLab : Compliance | Tech | Funding »

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