By acquiring Neurafarms.ai, AiDash strengthens its product line and adds valuable talent to its high-performing team
AiDash, a leading provider of satellite- and AI-powered operations, maintenance, and sustainability solutions, today announced its acquisition of geospatial- and AI-powered farming solutions provider, Neurafarms.ai in an undisclosed deal.
With the addition of Neurafarms.ai’s team and assets, AiDash builds on its vision of becoming a global leader in leveraging satellites and AI to revolutionize operations, maintenance, and sustainability for core industries. To do that, AiDash is actively hiring talent with a passion for solving these critical problems. Neurafarms.ai shared AiDash’s goal of leveraging technology to provide actionable insights to their customers.
Bhavesh Patidar, Neurafarms.ai co-founder and leader of the start-up’s data science innovations, will join the AiDash team, with a focus on strengthening AiDash’s Disaster and Disruptions Management System (DDMS), which helps industries better manage disaster prediction, detection, and response. Patidar is an IIT BHU alumnus and brings with him extensive expertise in deep learning, machine learning, satellite image processing, and a passion for solving real-world business problems spanning domains.
“Neurafarms.ai’s vision was to change the way Earth Observation (EO) data is consumed in India, and I strongly believe that our acquisition by AiDash will not only help us accomplish our goals, but also transform the way stakeholders use data for decision-making across industries worldwide,” said Patidar. “Neurafarms.ai has developed an AI engine that combines data from multiple satellites and provides daily insights about the conditions on the earth. Our EO technology can be used across sectors to drive risk-optimised outcomes.”
Dr. Anil Singh, Neurafarms.ai’s Head of Research & Development, will also join AiDash as a Remote Sensing Scientist. His focus will be enhancing the company’s research and development activities to analyze data obtained from remote sensing systems and channel it to solve industry problems. Dr. Singh holds a PhD in climate risk and agriculture from the prestigious IIRS (ISRO) and has also worked with the Indian Meteorological Department.
“We’re thrilled to have Bhavesh Patidar and Dr. Anil Singh join the AiDash team,” said AiDash Co-founder & CTO Rahul Saxena. “We’re eager to see them put their respective in-depth knowledge into action to improve our products and better meet the needs of our customers.”
Organizations are in need of innovative technology to tackle the global problems of sustainability and adaptability to climate change. The talent and assets of Neurafarms.ai will help AiDash lead the charge in making the Earth a safer and sustainable place.
AiDash is an AI-first vertical SaaS company enabling satellite- and AI-powered operations, maintenance, and sustainability for industries with geographically distributed assets. AiDash uses high-resolution multispectral and SAR data from the world’s leading satellite constellations that are fed into its proprietary AI models to make timely predictions at scale. These AI models empower AiDash’s full-stack applications that transform O&M for utility, energy, transportation, water and wastewater, mining, and construction companies. For more, visit www.aidash.com.
Founded in 2019, Neurafarms.ai offered a B2B SaaS solution that provided farm-level insights for reliable, data-driven decision-making to farmers and farming businesses spanning agriculture input-output companies, insurance, and financial institutions. They used AI to analyze real-time satellite data for soil conditions, crop health, and local weather predictions to provide actionable insights.