Funding to accelerate development of robot-enabled solutions to agricultural industry labor challenges, says the company
Augean Robotics, a Philadelphia-based startup developing a collaborative robotic platform for the agriculture industry, says it has raised $1.5 million in its seed funding round.
The round was led by ffVC, with participation from S2G Ventures, Radicle Growth, and several others. As part of the round, Adam J. Plotkin from ffVC and Kirk Haney from Radicle Growth joined Augean’s board.
Augean says it provides robot-enabled solutions to the agriculture industry, addressing the significant labor challenges faced by today’s growers–chief among them rising wages and a shrinking workforce. [Read more…] about Augean Robotics raises $1.5 million to commercialize farm robot