Naspers invests ZAR 100 million in South African agritech business

Monday 25 May 2020 | 11:16 CET | News
Naspers has announced a ZAR1 00 million investment in agritech business Aerobotics, through its early-stage business funding initiative Naspers Foundry. Aerobotics is a subscription-based artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides intelligent tools for the agricultural industry to manage crops. The insights Aerobotics provides to clients include tree counts, identification of missing trees, and the size and health of trees.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Naspers
Countries: South Africa
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