Drishti Raises $10M in Series A Funding

Drishti, a Palo Alto, CA-based developer of motion recognition and AI technology, raised $10M in Series A funding.

The round was led by Emergence Capital leading the round. Andreessen Horowitz and Benhamou Global Ventures.

The company’s motion recognition and AI technology digitizes human actions inside factories to permit productivity and quality improvements.

Founded in 2016 by CEO Dr. Prasad Akella, Dr. Krishnendu Chaudhury, and Dr. Ashish Gupta, Drishti provides action recognition and AI innovations that automatically digitize human actions inside the factory to create a new dataset that enables digital transformation for manufacturers while simultaneously making line workers more competitive against automation.

Drishti is a spin-out from SRI International and is supported by a Small Business Innovation Research Grant from the US National Science Foundation.



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