Sentera is a leading designer and manufacturer of drone, sensor, interpretive software and data management. The company brings meaning and organization to data and images.

Sentera is connecting the agriculture, mining, infrastructure, inspection and public safety industries to revolutionary solutions which not only capture big data, but manage it and empower individuals and businesses to make data-driven decisions.

Sentera was founded in 2014 by Eric J. Taipale & Greg Emeric and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sentera’s integrated software and sensor products deliver fast, accurate information that improves outcomes for growers. Their solutions integrates with virtually every digital agriculture platform, efficiently delivering critical measures of real-time crop performance directly into the tools that ag professionals already use.

Sentera offers drone sensors; video technology services; and OnTop, a mobile app and desktop client that allows users to access inspections. It serves agriculture, mining, infrastructure, security, and public safety industries.

Sentera’s products include Sensors, DJI NDVI, Upgrade, FieldAgent etc. It's industry-leading agriculture sensors are designed to capture precise, radiometrically accurate plant-level vegetative indices. Sentera’s FieldAgent mobile, web, and desktop platform enables you to leverage real-time data to take in-season action. FieldAgent’s data layers go beyond done-based sensed data and include satellite, ground and manned data layers.

Sentera’s equipment performed over 8,000 operations and captured more than 15 million geo-referenced images for analysis, in 2018 alone.


Sentera is backed by Middleland Capital, S2G Ventures, & Continental Grain Company.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $22.5M in 2 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Minneapolis
  • State: Minnesota
  • Country: United States
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