Prospera raises funds to expand agro-tech globally

Tel Aviv-based Prospera, which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help farmers better monitor their crops, has raised a Series A investment of $6.75 million led by Bessemer Venture Partners.The funding will be used to further expand the supply of Prospera’s AI-based products to farmers and agricultural businesses worldwide, the company said. Prospera uses deep learning techniques, computer vision and data science to bring technology to the rescue of farmers, who often have to rely on intuition when tending their crops.With in-field cameras and climatic sensors, Prospera said it is the only company that allows farmers to accurately remote-manage their fields by getting real-time analysis on what is happening to their crops — from a leaf-by-leaf basis to a multi-field, multi-crop basis. This access allows them to tackle critical…


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