Gamaya, a Swiss AgTech startup, with its revolutionary solution for industrial agriculture won the prestigious pitch competition Start Summiteer 2016 at the Start Summit Conference in Switzerland. The START Summiteer is the most prestigious start-up pitching contest at START Summit. Out of 300 start-ups, the 30 best get the chance to pitch in front of Europe’s most important investors, corporates and an audience of 1500 people from all around the world. More details about the event can be found here.

Gamaya addresses commodity crops cultivation challenges by providing a revolutionary solution for large-scale diagnostics of crops based on a novel hyperspectral imaging technology and Big Data analytics. Flying over the farmland we are able to see the molecular structure of the individual plants. Gamaya empowers large industrial farming businesses with unprecedented level of situational awareness, allowing for significant cost savings, as well as improvement of quality and quantity of yield. We help farmers to increase profit margin per hectare up to 100%. Examples of services include early alerts for disease, pests and weeds, optimum rates of application for fertilizers, as well as prediction of yield.

The video of the pitch from the Start Summiteer 2016 is available below.