Blue River Tech raises mln

Blue River Technologies said Wednesday that it raised $17 million in Series B funding led by Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund. Syngenta Ventures and Monsanto Growth Ventures joined the round as new investors, and existing investors Data Collective Venture Capital, Khosla Ventures and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors also participated. Sunnyvale, California-based Blue River Tech provides robotic systems that aim to precisely observe and treat each plant in a field. PRESS RELEASE SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue River Technology, a leader in the use of computer vision, machine learning and robotics for agriculture, today announced it has raised $17 million in Series B funding led by Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund (Pontifax AgTech). Syngenta Ventures and Monsanto Growth Ventures joined the round as new investors, and existing investors Data…


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