Aerobotics gets additional R29m funding

The agritech start-up invests its funding in its US expansion, an online drone marketplace and infrastructure.


Local innovative companies get global recognition

The Sun Exchange and Aerobotics have been named in Fast Company's top 10 most innovative companies in Africa list.

Dec 21, 2018

Aerobotics to provide tree crop analytics to ECape farms

The Cape Town-based farming start-up joins forces with The Co-op, making its tree crop analytics and software available to 1 300 farms.

Jul 18, 2018

Local farming start-up gains international attention

Cape Town-based Aerobotics secures its second round of funding from six investors, some based in Silicon Valley.


Second SA city gets Amazon CloudFront edge location

Amazon Web Services will establish a new Amazon CloudFront edge location in Cape Town, giving customers faster content delivery.


Google backs local smart farming platform

After working for three years on making a smart idea become reality, a team of young South Africans got just the machine learning boost they needed from Google.

Feb 6, 2018

Google accelerator focuses on emerging markets

Twenty-four start-ups from various developing markets, including SA, participate in a Google boot camp in San Francisco for companies ready to scale.

Dec 7, 2017

Aerobotics app helps farmers grow healthy orchards

The mobile app uses AI and algorithms to identify problematic trees.

Sep 5, 2017

SA start-ups selected for World Bank accelerator

The initiative offers 20 African participants, including three from SA, assistance in securing up to $1.5 million in early-stage funding.


SA InsureTech start-ups impress

Three local start-ups will take part in the Startupbootcamp InsurTech selection days in London next year.

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