NIGERIA– Zetogon, a UK based Information Technology company has invested US$100,000 in AirSmat, a Pan-African agricultural technology company to help the organization scale up operations even as it seeks to deliver world-class service in the African continent.
AirSmat is a software company founded on the belief that drones will shape the future.
The company aims to provide cutting edge software solutions to many industries that are willing to adopting drones into daily operations.
According to a report by Disrupt Africa the Nigerian-based firm will use the funds to get its flagship product known as Smartcrow to customers in Nigeria.
SmatCrows is designed to allow smart farmers to gain control of their crop yield and general farming activities.
AirSmart says that Smart Crow, will use world-class AI-powered software to improving the efficiency of African farmers in terms of yields and productivity using the power of AirSmat Artificial Intelligent (AAI) driven software.
The company further notes that the software will provide timely information about the state of their crops and general operations on their farmlands.
“The new investment will enable AirSmat to further build on its position as a startup that helps customers to proactively take business decisions backed by intelligence obtained from AirSmat AI-based platform.”Adeoluwa Ibikunle- AirSmart Chief Technology Officer
The software company further noted that apart from Nigeria which will have access to the Smatcrows by October, it had plans to carry out similar launches in other African countries before the end of Q2 2021.
Zegaton, in a statement said that the funds it invested in Airsmart will be used to support the launch of the software services designed to change the agricultural landscape by providing AI driven data that will add value to farming and all agro-allied businesses.
Through provision of timely information to farmers, Airsmart is revolutionalizing farming in Africa by ensuring farmers make informed and timely decisions which eventually result in an increase crop yield.
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