Kenyan Climate Tech Startup Secures Impressive $4 Million in Seed Funding Round

Share, a climate-tech startup headquartered in Nairobi, is dedicated to using artificial intelligence and satellite technology to address Africa’s environmental data gap. The company has secured $4 million in seed funding to expand into new markets.

The funding round was spearheaded by Salesforce Ventures, the investment branch of Salesforce, along with Female Founders Fund, a venture capital firm focused on supporting women-led businesses. Previous investors Pale Blue Dot, Superorganism, and Satgana joined in this funding effort.

Founded by AI innovation and technology expert Kate Kallot, Amini is driven to tackle Africa’s environmental data challenges and facilitate large-scale natural capital regeneration.

“We are developing technology tailored specifically for Africa to lead an economic transformation for the continent’s one billion people. Through our efforts to reduce risks in the initial stages of the global agricultural value chain, we focus on enhancing transparency, facilitating data access, and promoting greater economic inclusion for farmers. This presents a unique opportunity to initiate positive feedback loops that can reshape global food systems,” stated Kallot.

“Amini is committed to innovation benefiting both our people and the planet. We work to empower corporations, farmers, and regulators by revolutionizing value chains. With new regulations in the US and Europe mandating the disclosure of climate risks within supply chains, the recent investment from Salesforce Ventures and Female Founders Fund will expedite the expansion of our business and data infrastructure platform. This acceleration will enable sustainable growth and support our business’s broader expansion,” Kallot added.

Claudine Emeott, Vice President of Salesforce Ventures Impact Fund, expressed her enthusiasm for supporting Amini as a trailblazing company at the forefront of artificial intelligence innovation and climate technology.

“’s advanced technology is positioned to redefine industries and drive transformative change. We are convinced that Amini is positioned for remarkable growth because of its innovative staff and dedication to expanding the frontiers of climate AI, said Emeott.

By 2030, the company aims to empower the resilience of one billion people by establishing a single, dependable source of environmental data across Africa. Amini has developed a comprehensive solution that harnesses large-scale AI and space technologies to promote systemic change, enhance supply chain resilience throughout Africa, and foster economic inclusiveness for farmers.




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