Ceres Imaging is a developer of an aerial spectral imagery and analytics platform designed to optimize crop production with sensors, software and aircraft. The company's platform captures high-resolution aerial images at various wavelengths with multi sensor cameras and uses advanced algorithms for analytics to offer plant health in detail, enabling farmers to monitor pests, diseases, fertilizer issues, water, nitrogen levels and hydration levels.
Ceres Imaging uses proprietary sensors, analytics, machine learning models, and plant science to deliver university-validated imagery-based intelligence to farms in the United States and Australia.
Ash Madgavkar founded and launched Ceres Imaging as a graduate student at Stanford University in 2014.
Announced on May 20, 2017 Ceres Imaging announced their series A round with a raised total of $5 million led by Romulus Capital. On November 1, 2017 Ceres Imaging announced a further $2.5 million raised in a second close of their series A round from Romulus Capital which came after their Climate Corp partnership.
Ceres Imaging announced on June 28, 2018 the close of their series B funding round with $25 million raised. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from Romulus Capital.
Ceres Imaging announces a number of new features and core product improvements.
This former sugar cane farmer is using planes and sensors to find crop disease before it spreads
June 28, 2018