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Pixxel to build world's highest resolution hyperspectral satellite array

Pixxel said it has closed its $7.3 mn seed round with new capital from Omnivore, Techstars joining Lightspeed Ventures, Blume Ventures, growX and Ryan Johnson, ex-President at Planet Labs.

Pixxel co-founders Awais Ahmed (on the right) and Kshitij Khandelwal (on the left)
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Pixxel co-founders Awais Ahmed (on the right) and Kshitij Khandelwal (on the left)

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Pixxel, India’s first private earth imaging company, said it has closed its $7.3 million seed round with new capital from Omnivore and Techstars joining alongside previous investors Lightspeed Ventures, Blume Ventures, growX and Ryan Johnson, ex-President at Planet Labs.

Also, for the first time on Thursday, Pixxel lifted the veil of secrecy and publicly discussed its mission to build the world’s highest resolution hyperspectral satellite constellation. The company’s first hyperspectral satellite will launch within the next few months.  

“We are very excited to finally speak about what we are building at Pixxel. Our new funding enables us to build a
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First Published: Mar 18 2021 | 12:50 PM IST

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