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Transforming the shrimp industry using a data-driven farming and an analytics platform

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Liris Maduningtyas

Co-Founder & CEO at JALA

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Employees 51–100
Headquarters Sleman, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia
JALA is transforming the shrimp industry by offering a vastly improved management system. JALA was founded by shrimp farmers that believe technologies will scale up shrimp production in a sustainable way. Currently, the shrimp industry has several issues. It is hard to predict production due to unpredictable yields and failures to address poor farming practices. It is hard to trace the shrimp post production and the long supply chain of logistics ultimately creates a lower end product. Furthermore, there is not enough data to create risk assessments and therefore farmers have a hard time getting financing. With data-driven farming in mind, JALA’s goal is to get farmers to make decisions based on actual data. JALA offers one stop digital solution for farmers, leveraging their farming practices to ensure profitability and sustainability. They combine IoT water monitoring and data-analytics systems to achieve precision farming which has thus far increased shrimp yield by 26%.

Notable Achievements

  • Raised $600K in 2019 seed round from 500 startups, Hatch, and CI Ventures.
  • Currently working with over 9,000 users in the shrimp industry.
  • CEO Liris Maduningtyas was recognized in Forbes Indonesia's 2021 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs List.

Currently Operating in One Region

Press Mentions

May 22, 2024

Jala to offer probiotics to shrimp farming network

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May 15, 2024

Shrimp Outlook unites Indonesian industry stakeholders

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November 29, 2023

Jala nets $13 million investment

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November 28, 2023

Shrimp farming start-up Jala nets $13.1m in series A round - The Jakarta Post

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December 8, 2021

Jala Tech takes first steps toward revitalizing Vietnam’s shrimp production

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