Sentera scales up with $14 million in new funding


In Minnesota, Sentera, a digital agriculture technology provider, raised $14 million in Series A funding to begin scaling the business to a growing market.

“Sentera has seen outstanding customer traction with our real-time digital analytics, sensors, and data platform. That has translated to accelerating commercial and enterprise customer and revenue growth,” said Eric Taipale, Sentera’s CEO. “This investment allows us to ramp so we can take these digital products to scale more quickly, alongside the growers, advisors, and enterprise partners who’ve helped us to develop and refine our products.”

Sentera’s sensors and artificial intelligence technology help to rapidly detect nutrition, disease, and plant status issues, in applications ranging from corn and soybeans to vegetables, fruit, and nuts. Deep learning and advanced computer vision algorithms integrate seamlessly with mobile, sensor, and cloud components to deliver immediate insights to growers, agronomists, and operators.  Sentera integrates directly with most integrated data management platforms.