2018 | AgTech, FoodTech
Saar Safra, CEO
Eliyah Radzyner, Head of Product
Hallel Schreier, Head of Research
Yossi Sorin, System Engineer
Boaz Petersil, Head of AI
Beewise is the only solution on the planet that saves bees at scale by utilizing precision robotics, computer vision, and AI
Bees are an integral part of the global farming infrastructure, yet every year about 40% of bee colonies collapse globally. With the mission to stop and reverse colony collapse and secure global food supplies, Beewise’s solution is bee-centric. It offers a robotic beehive that monitors bees 24/7, identifies their needs, and applies treatment in real-time in the field. It's as if every bee had a own beekeeper 24/7 almost without any human intervention. In a Beewise robotic hive bees survive, thrive, produce honey, and
pollinate much more effectively.
It all started when a professional beekeeper and entrepreneur Eliyah Radzyner realized that it was unfathomable that in 2017 there was no technology involved in the raising and treatment of bees around the world. With four other founders (Hallel Schreier, Yossi Sorin, Boaz Petersil, and Saar Safra) he set out on a very important mission: to save the bees. "As an entrepreneur," says Saar Safra, "I love the excitement of working in the fog - and then the surprise of finding a narrow barely visible path leading
through the fog". It's also about learning how to make difficult decisions: "I like to leverage the resources available to me to the full extent; I always prefer to consult on different matters with the relevant smart people who surround me. At the end it's a lot about taking risks. We signed customers onto the service before having a single line of code."
Beewise is the first company in history dedicated to solving this significant global and important issue, and the first to apply modern technology (such as AI, robotics, and computer vision) for the benefit of the bees. Today Beewise employs about 90 employees, has locations in Canada, the U.S., and Israel, and plans to deploy as many Beehome devices and save as many bees as possible.
Photos courtesy of Beewise