The Climate Corporation

The Climate Corporation

The Climate Corporation (Climate) is a digital agriculture company that is a subsidiary of Bayer. The Climate Corporation, founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco, examines weather, soil and field data.

The mission of The Climate Corporation is to help farmers increase their productivity sustainably through using digital tools.

Products offered by The Climate Corporation include Seed Advisor, a predictive seed selection and placement technology for corn. Seed Advisor helps seed dealers predict the best performing hybrids for farmer’s fields. The company’s FieldView Innovators program tested the Seed Advisor tool with a group of farmers and dealers growing corn in Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota during 2018, where it showed an average yield advantage of 9.1 bushels per acre. The company is also developing digital solutions in the areas of disease risk and disease identification and soil fertility.

Timeline

June 14, 2012

The Climate Corporation raises a $50,000,000 series C round from Western Technology Investment, Index Ventures, Atomico, Founders Fund, New Enterprise Associates, Khosla Ventures and Glynn Capital Management.

February 28, 2011

The Climate Corporation raises a $42,000,000 series B round from Felicis Ventures, SV Angel, Index Ventures, Atomico, First Round Capital, Allen & Company LLC, New Enterprise Associates and Khosla Ventures.

October 1, 2007

The Climate Corporation raises a $12,600,000 series A round from Sean Park, Index Ventures, Atomico, First Round Capital, Allen & Company LLC and New Enterprise Associates.

January 1, 2007

The Climate Corporation raises a $4,300,000 seed round from Sean Park, Index Ventures, Atomico, Salman Ullah and Joshua Schachter.

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Adeline Tai

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Ajay Vashee

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Alan Cohen

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Andrew Mutz

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Barney Schauble

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Bhaskar Buro Mookerji

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Brett Crosby

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Cat Perez

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Daavid Kahn

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David Friedberg

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David J La Placa

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Enrique M. Zambrano

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Eytan Elbaz

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Gil Elbaz

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Gregory Smirin

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Jed Denlea

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Jinal Jhaveri

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Jon Parker

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Joshua Schachter

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Lakshmi Datta

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Matt Herrero

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Neil Rimer

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Noah Lichtenstein

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Phil Haake

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Ross Solomon

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April 9, 2019
WebWire
Airbus Defence and Space and The Climate Corporation (Climate), a subsidiary of Bayer, have announced a new global agreement to deliver best-in-class, frequently updated satellite imagery from Airbus to farmers through The Climate Corporation's Climate FieldViewTM, an industry-leading platform of digital agriculture. As a result, farmers who use Climate FieldView can access high-resolution data of their fields - from the Airbus SPOT 6, SPOT 7 and Pléiades satellites - throughout the growin...
January 8, 2019
WebWire
The Climate Corporation (Climate), a subsidiary of Bayer and the industry leader in bringing digital innovation to farmers, today announced strong harvest results for farmers using Seed Advisor, its new predictive seed selection and placement technology for corn. In addition to Seed Advisor, Climate accelerated 25 innovation advancements in 2018 through its global, digital farming pipeline to provide farmers more data-driven insights to sustainably improve their productivity., , , , Announced...

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