Slantrange, a San Diego, CA-based developer of a smart aerial remote sensing and analytics platform for agriculture, raised $5m in Series A funding.
The round was led by The Investor Group.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate the development and scaling of its platform.
Led by Mike Ritter, CEO, Slantrange provides a proprietary drone sensor and analytics technology that allows farmers to improve to improve their harvest and reduce operational costs. The company provides sensor and analytics systems for use on drone aircraft which measure a range of conditions, such as crop plant and weed densities, stress from pest infestations, nutrient deficiencies and dehydration.
Slantrange began with a focus on applications for corn and soybeans and now has deployments serving multiple crops across the United States and abroad.