Taranis Named One of the Top 50 Companies Kickstarting American Renewal by Andreessen Horowitz - Taranis

November 22, 2022

Taranis Named One of the Top 50 Companies Kickstarting American Renewal by Andreessen Horowitz

November 22, 2022

Taranis is recognized for its unique technology that helps farmers and ag advisors address crop threats and increase yield.


WESTFIELD, Ind., November 22, 2022 — Taranis, the AI-powered crop intelligence leader, today announced that it has been named by Andreessen Horowitz, one of the world’s largest venture capital firms, among the top 50 companies kickstarting American renewal.

The Andreessen Horowitz (also known as a16z) inaugural report spotlights “the ingenuity of 50 tech companies that embody the spirit of American Dynamism.” It names companies across various industries that are tackling some of the most pressing challenges — including sustainable farming — and pioneering new technologies in the process.

Ofir Schlam, Taranis’ President & Co-Founder, said: “We are honored to be part of a prestigious list of companies that aim to solve some of the most important problems. We’ve completed a strong season, serving millions of acres across the US using advanced AI, submillimeter image technologies, and deep agronomy expertise. Together with our ag partners, we help growers  maximize crop yield, increase nutritional quality, and preserve soil health.”

“Advancing American innovation and supporting local farming communities is part of the Taranis DNA,” added Mike DiPaola, Taranis’ Chief Commercial Officer. “I’m thrilled to see Taranis alongside companies that are building a dynamic future for our nation. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’m grateful to be part of a team of passionate people who know more and care more about improving growers’ prosperity and success.”

According to the a16z report, the Top 50 selection process included a variety of factors, including companies’ mission, momentum, estimated job creation, and historical funding. After finalists were selected, a panel of 30 leaders in government and business from outside Andreessen Horowitz were asked to weigh in and provide consensus.

The complete Andreessen Horowitz report is available at https://a16z.com/american-dynamism-50/.

About Taranis:

Taranis is the world’s leading AI-powered crop intelligence platform, 100% focused on helping Ag advisors demonstrate value to their growers and build better relationships through full-service, leaf-level data capture. Taranis’ insights allow them to accelerate decision making, simplify management, and improve their bottom line. Since its founding in 2015, Taranis has worked with the world’s top agricultural retailers and crop protection companies, serving millions of acres for customers in the United States, Brazil, and Europe. Taranis has offices located in Westfield, Indiana, Tel Aviv, Israel, and Campinas, Brazil. To learn more visit www.taranis.com.

Dani Guzman


April 19, 2023

Taranis Appoints Opher Flohr as Chief Executive Officer

Taranis, the AI-powered crop intelligence leader, is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Opher Flohr as Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Bar Veinstein. 

Read more
March 30, 2023

Taranis ‘Field Timeline’ Functionality Enables Better Season Planning and Enhanced Engagement with Growers

Taranis, the AI-powered crop intelligence leader, is pleased to announce the release of its new Field Timeline. Ag advisors now have access to an innovative tool that helps them better plan and manage their season with a complete timeline of insights and trends. Users can view this data in a single dashboard as the season unfolds, gaining insight into stand counts, weed pressure, disease detection, insect pressure, and field health.

Read more
February 23, 2023

Farm With A View: How Drone Technology Is Taking Agriculture To A New Level

To understand why this is an exciting new option, consider what it's like to be a modern row crop farmer. These independent businesspeople are often tending several thousand acres of land in dozens of fields spread over an even larger area because much of it is rented ground not adjoining the “home place.”

Read more