Centaur Analytics secures $3 million to cut food waste using sensors



ImpactAlpha, October 10 California-based Centaur’s funding round was led by seed-stage tech investor Athens, Greece-based Marathon Venture Capital, which specializes in early-stage investments for IoT companies.

Centaur uses data science and sensors to track and monitor the conditions in which crops are stored post-harvest. The company’s goal is to improve global food quality and reduce waste. Centaur says its “Internet-of-Crops” platform is currently used to monitor crops in storage and in transit in 12 countries on five continents.  

Centaur’s funding was also backed by post-harvest products company Detia Degesch Group, OurCrowd, and angel investor Avi Reichental.

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