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Pyka

A company developing and marketing autonomous aerial application technology

Pyka is a company that participated in the YC S17 cohort of Y Combinator and raised an estimated $3,120,000.

Timeline

December 26, 2019
Pyka raises a $11,000,000 seed round from Prime Movers Lab.

Funding rounds

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Investment
Pyka Seed round, December 2019
11,000,000
December 26, 2019
1 Result
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People

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LinkedIn

Alexei Chemenda

Investor

Ana Villa

Employee

Chuma Ogunwole

Founder

Cyrus Lohrasbpour

Investor

Garrett Rini

Employee

Jason Petersen

Employee

Kyle Moore

Founder

Michael Norcia

Founder

Nathan White

Founder

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News

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Devin Coldewey
January 22, 2020
TechCrunch
Farming is one of the oldest professions, but today those amber waves of grain (and soy) are a test bed for sophisticated robotic solutions to problems farmers have had for millennia. Learn about the cutting edge (sometimes literally) of agricultural robots at TC Sessions: Robotics+AI on March 3 with the founders of Traptic, Pyka, and [...]
Devin Coldewey
December 24, 2019
TechCrunch
Modern agriculture involves fields of mind-boggling size, and spraying them efficiently is a serious operational challenge. Pyka is taking on the largely human-powered spray business with an autonomous winged craft and, crucially, regulatory approval. Just as we've seen with DroneSeed, this type of flying is risky for pilots, who must fly very close to the [...]

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