07.01.2021 / Connecterra

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Agtech startup Connecterra welcomes Min Zhu as Chief Financial Officer

Former WeTransfer executive, Min Zhu, joins Breed Reply portfolio company Connecterra as Chief Financial Officer effective January 4, 2021. Ms. Zhu is looking forward to helping the company excel in its mission of empowering farmers to increase productivity while reducing impact on the planet.

12.05.2020 / Connecterra

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Dairy herd antibiotic treatment cut to a minimum using AI technology from Connecterra

Ida, developed by agtech company Connecterra, uses a sensor, cloud computing, integration of data sources and Artificial Intelligence (AI technology) for early detection of cow diseases.

27.11.2018 / Internet of Things


How is IoT making a contribution to sustainable food production?

An interview with Cees Jan Hollander – Global Farming Expertise Manager, Danone

25.05.2018 / Series A funding

News & Communication

Breed Reply backs Connecterra’s Series A funding round

Breed Reply, a leading active operational investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch AgriTech company, Connecterra, as part of a significant Series A funding round.

24.05.2018 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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Connecterra shaping the future of Artificial Intelligence for Agriculture after securing substantial Series A funding

Award-winning Dutch startup Connecterra has secured a significant Series A round investment for its AI-powered Dairy Farmers Assistant “Ida” and won a significant EU subsidy, ensuring further growth and innovation for the company.

05.04.2018 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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Georgia Dairy Farm First in the U.S. to Adopt Google-Powered Machine Learning Wearable for Cows

Cows residing at Hart Agriculture’s Seven Oaks Dairy farm in Waynesboro, Georgia are ready for the spotlight as they’re currently sporting the latest artificial intelligence technology.

05.04.2018 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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Georgia Grassfed Dairy Farm First in U.S. to Use Google AI for Farming Efficiency

On a small rural dairy farm in Waynesboro, Ga., dairy cows roam with trackers that use artificial intelligence technology, thanks to the help of a Netherlands startup and engineers at Google.

18.01.2018 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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Using TensorFlow to keep farmers happy and cows healthy

Companies, nonprofits, researchers and developers have used TensorFlow in some pretty cool ways. Today we hear from Yasir Khokhar and Saad Ansari, founders of Connecterra, who are applying machine learning to an unexpected field: dairy farming.

10.01.2018 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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Getting Cows Online

Yasir Khokhar, Connecterra CEO, Talking Business with Aaron Heslehurst on BBC World News.

17.11.2017 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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How Connecterra is getting thousands of cows online

Yasir Khokhar is on a mission to digitise farming. When he says he started Connecterra after a problem ‘stared him right in the face’, he’s talking literally.

26.10.2017 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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Meet the “connected cow”

The concept of the “smart cow” might sound like an oxymoron, but the rapid development of internet of things (IoT) technology has ushered in an era when even the world’s largest companies are talking about the “connected cow” with a straight face.

29.03.2017 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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'Fitbit for cows' could help farmers increase productivity

CNBC's Aditi Roy reports the latest from The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in Burlingame, California.

19.01.2017 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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AgFunder Innovation Awards 2016 Winners Announced

Startup activity in food and agriculture technology is growing dramatically; at AgFunder we’ve come across over 5k companies since 2014.

27.12.2016 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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A year in review: Connecterra

With a tagline ‘fitbit for cows’, this Amsterdam based startup had our attention right from the early start.

16.11.2016 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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Under the radar: ‘What happens when you put a sensor on a cow?’

Before winning the Web Summit pitch competition last week, not many people had heard of ‘fitbit for cows’ startup Connecterra.

25.05.2016 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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“Fitbit for Cows” Uses Deep Learning to Provide Insights for Dairy Farmers

To meet the demand of the world’s growing population, farmers need to improve the productivity of their herds.