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Leading Agriculture Technology Platform, Harvesting Farmer Network (HFN), Raises US$4 Million from Social Capital
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Leading Agriculture Technology Platform, Harvesting Farmer Network (HFN), Raises US$4 Million from Social Capital

CHANDIGARH, India, Aug. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvesting Farmer Network (HFN), a leading agriculture technology platform in India, has raised US$4 million from Social Capital, a Silicon Valley-based technology investment firm managed by Chamath Palihapitiya. This is the first institutional round raised by HFN, which will be used to reach the more than 120 million smallholder farmers across India, as well as explore opportunities in India's rural markets. Harvesting Farmer Network helps smallholder farmers (defined by the UN as a farmer owning less than 2 hectares of land) in India to increase their income by empowering them with a collective bargaining platform. Through HFN's trusted platform, farmers are able to easily buy high-quality and affordable farm inputs, access financial serv...