Indigo Agriculture
Indigo Agriculture

Harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet

Business Highlights

Indigo Agriculture is an agritechnology company that works with plant microbes, aiming to improve yields of cotton, wheat, corn, soybeans, and rice. 

he company also offers crop storage and other logistics programs for farmers. Indigo uses natural microbiology and digital technologies to improve grower profitability, sustainability, and consumer health.

Indigo’s seed treatments contain microbes that live within plant tissue, unlike existing microbial seed treatments that contain microbes that live around the roots. The first product, Indigo Cotton, a seed treatment containing bacteria isolated from cotton plants that is intended to improve yields under drought conditions was launched in July 2016. 

Indigo contracts with growers to purchase their crops at a premium and resell them to buyers, and assists with logistics. 

Indigo Ag improves farmer profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies.

 Indigo is a great company in the agriculture technology vertical.

For Growers – Increase your profitability and reduce your risk and For Buyers – Connect to a network of growers to ensure identity preservation, cost savings, and quality.

Carbon by Indigo supports farmers in their transition to more beneficial practices, delivering technological solutions and sponsor investments to accelerate soil enrichment. By helping to shield plants from tough conditions and enhancing their use of resources such as water, Indigo Biologicals have the potential to improve yields and increase farm revenue.

Marketplace is a technology platform that brings farmers and buyers together for a more efficient way of selling grain. Through Indigo Transport, a digital logistics platform connecting shippers and carriers of agricultural products, hauling is an efficient and hassle-free process. From pick-up to delivery, the company can streamline the logistics.

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies.

Alongside growers and buyers, Indigo is building a system responsive to demands for high quality and sustainably produced food and fiber. Indigo develops biological and digital technologies that improve grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health. These technologies underpin its pioneering business model, which spans agriculture’s full value chain.

Agricultural Innovation
Improves Grower Profitability

Environmentally Sustainable

Natural Microbiology and Digital Technologies

Key Information

Venture capital funding include Flagship Pioneering, the Alaska Permanent Fund, Baillie Gifford, the Investment Corporation of Dubai, and Activant Capital. Indigo’s Series D in 2016 was noted to be the largest private equity financing in the agricultural technology sector.

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Total Funding (of of June 2021) – US$1.2B

Last funding round (August 2020) – US$360M (Series F)

Enterprise Value US$2.856B


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David Perry

President, CEO, and Director

Geoffrey von Maltzahn

Co-Founder, Chief Innovation Officer

Stephane Bancel

John Gehring

Ann Simonds

Peter Innes

Roger Beachy

Chief Scientific Officer

Katie Czerepak

Vice President, People

David Easson

VP of Bioprocess Development and Manufacturing

Barry Knight

Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations, North America

Dan Harburg

Vice President, Global Head of Carbon Product and Technology

Tiana Veldwisch

Director of Carbon Product Management





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