EARTH AI, a San Francisco, CA-based vertically-integrated mineral exploration company finding deposits of rare metals, raised $5.5m in Seed+ funding.
Backers included 50 Years, DCVC, Metaplanet, Cantos Ventures, Promus Ventures, Gagarin Capital, Duro Ventures, Cruise co-founder Kyle Vogt, and Arnoud Balhuizen, former Chief Commercial Officer of BHP.
Led by Founder and CEO Roman Teslyuk, EARTH AI is a full-stack mineral exploration and mining company that has developed a technological process that allows it to find & assess rare metal deposits. Originally, the company succeeded in the efficient discovery of metal deposits through machine learning. Furthermore, EARTH AI has built a low impact drilling operation with specialized in-house developed hardware that delivers fast site movement and logistics, requires no groundworks, and reduced environmental impact of metals exploration to virtually zero.
The company has vertically field operations throughout all stages of mineral exploration, from geological mapping to drone-based geophysical surveying and exploration drilling.