Pixxel is a space technology company working towards creating India's first constellation of microsatellites in the LEO, and more.
Pixxel is building a constelllation of earth-imaging small satellites to provide an entirely new kind of dataset that today's sattelites aren't capable of.
Pixxel was founded in 2018 by Awais Ahmed and Kshitij Khandelwal. The company is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Pixxel is launching constellation of satellites that will provide hyperspectral imagery of the Earth: a wider slice of the electromagnetic spectrum that can reveal all kinds of details not visible to ordinary cameras.
Pixxel will able to provide up-to-date information relevant to climate monitoring, crop yield prediction, urban planning, and disaster response. Using the images gathered by Pixxel's satellites and utilizing its own cutting-edge AI platform & API.
Pixxel already has dozens of customers lined up for the data it will eventually provide, if not the imagery already coming down from the test satellites. These companies tend to be in the agriculture, mining, and oil and gas industries.
Pixxel is backed by Radical Ventures, Blume Ventures, Lightspeed India Partners, Techstars, Seraphim Space Investment Trust Plc, Omnivore VC, growX ventures, Sparta LLC, and others. The company raised $25M in Series A round on Mar 28, 2022. This brings Pixxel's total funding to $33M to date.