Connecterra, an Amsterdam, The Netherlands-based provider of a dairy health service, closed a $1.8M seed funding round.
The round was led by Breed Reply, with participation from UAE-based fund MENA Ventures (MVI), Japan based DeNA Co Ltd, and angel investor Elias Tabet.
The company will use the funds to further develop their machine learning platform, grow their team and accelerate the trial and delivery of their product to the market.
Founded in 2014 and led by Yasir Khokhar, CEO, Connecterra combines sensor technologies and machine learning to provide a health monitoring service for the dairy industry.
The solution consists of a wearable device, which monitors the herd in real-time and transmits the data to a cloud platform for analysis and prediction of behavioural patterns. This allows farmers to improve milk production per animal and optimize their breeding cycles.
The company is supported by Microsoft as part of their Bizspark Plus Program.