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Solar Powered Agricultural Robots Are Here

November 27, 2023
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Solar powered robots might be changing the future of farming.

What’s happening:

  • Kirkland, Washington based robotics company Aigen has raised $12M USD in a Series A financing for their solar powered robots for farming
  • The new round saw participation from notable venture funds including ReGen Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Cleveland Ave, Incite and more

The big idea:

  • Aigen has built artificial intelligence powered robotics that are capable of using solar energy to navigate, weed and analyze crops
  • The data gathered from Aigen’s sensors and cameras is then translated into easy to understand data is then accessible to farm owners
  • Each one of Aigen’s robotics is completely autonomous and operates entirely on renewable energy

Going deeper:

  • Aigen’s engineering team includes former talent from SpaceX and Amazon Robotics

By the numbers:

  • Aigen has raised $19M USD in venture capital funding since inception
  • They will build a 7,500 square foot manufacturing and research facility to begin producing 3,000 robots per year
  • Within the next year Aigen believes their robots will be operating on more than 20,000 acres of farmland in the United States alone
  • The first ever pre order launch for Aigen’s robotics sold out in 24 hours

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