Robotics startup Iron Ox has raised an additional $20 million for its robotic farming technology. The Series B funding was led by Pathbreaker Venture, with support from Crosslink Capital, ENIAC Ventures, R7 Partners, Amplify Partners, Tuesday Ventures, At One Ventures and Y Combinator.
- San Carlos-based Iron Ox, founded in 2015, has raised $45 million to date. The firm develops autonomous, robot-powered greenhouses that grow locally sourced food in hydroponic vats without the need for as much human labor.
- It opened its first indoor farm in 2018, followed by a 10,000-square-foot farm in Gilroy, California, this year.
- The company plans to expand its delivery services in 2021.