Openspace leads $3m series A in Thai agritech startup Freshket

From Left to Right: Saran Chiwtanasuntorn (CTO), Tuangploi Chiwalaksanangkoon(CMO), Ponglada Paniangwet (CEO), and Narit Intharat (COO). Photo courtesy: Freshket

Freshket, a Bangkok-based agritech startup for fresh food suppliers and restaurants, has raised $3 million in a Series A funding round led by Singapore-based venture capital firm Openspace Ventures, the startup announced on Thursday.

Other participants in the round were Thai private equity firm ECG-Research, Thai public-private joint venture Innospace, and Pamitra Wineka and Ivan Sustiawan, the co-founders of the Indonesian agritech startup Tanihub. Existing investors Denis Asia Pacific — a French-Singaporean food conglomerate — and Thai family office Seedersclub also participated in the fundraising.

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