Advanced Farm Technologies is a robotics company offering robotic crop harvesting products that is headquartered in Davis, California and was founded in 2017 by Carl Allendorph and Kyle Cobb. The company is making strawberry harvesting robots which are made to harvest strawberries while reducing bruising and fruit damage.
On August 27, 2019 Advanced Farm Technologies completed their series A funding round with $7.5 million in funding from Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley (lead investor), Kubota Vietnam Ltd, Impact Venture Capital, and Catapult Ventures. The CEO and managing director of Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley said the following regarding leading the series A funding round for Advanced Farm technologies:
Finding and supporting technology teams working to solve the challenges inherent in harvesting and delivering fresh food to the dynamic market of today and tomorrow is an area of investment interest for Yamaha Motor.