Blue River Technology Raises Million in Series B Funding

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 Collective Venture Capital, Khosla Ventures and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors also participated. The company plans to use the funds to further expand its world-class engineering team and to accelerate the development of its field-proven agricultural robots. “Blue River’s use of advanced technology to dramatically and sustainably increase the efficiency of crop cultivation is game-changing. Blue River’s team is addressing and solving one of the largest challenges and opportunities our generation faces,” said Philip…


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