Industrial AI enterprise Detect Technologies raises $28mn in Series B funding led by Prosus Ventures

Chennai, July 14, 2022 – Detect Technologies, a leading AI-based SaaS enterprise, announced today that it raised $28 Mn in primary and secondary funding. Detect Technologies provides cloud-based applications to industries to automate and enhance visibility of industrial risks and improve productivity. Prosus Ventures led this round with significant participation from existing investors Accel and Elevation Capital, and continued support from other existing investors—Shell Ventures, Bharat Innovation Fund and Bluehill Capital.  

Detect Technologies has grown rapidly to become a leading industrial AI and SaaS enterprise. The company will utilize this capital to further expand and strengthen its sales and operations across international markets in North America and Europe. Operating in the fast-evolving space of AI, the company has also allocated funds for enriching its product suite.   

“Our vision is to provide actionable intelligence to help industries mitigate their risks while achieving their business objectives sustainably. I am happy that our customers are reporting fewer HSE incidents and reduced unplanned downtimes with increased productivity levels. We are grateful for the confidence bestowed upon us by our investors, and look forward to accelerating our market expansion,” said Daniel Raj David, CEO and Co-founder of Detect Technologies. 

Ashutosh Sharma, Head of Investments, India, at Prosus Ventures, shared, “Frontline worker safety and asset productivity are massive unsolved global problems, with significant financial and ESG-related implications. Detect team has done a phenomenal job in building a machine learning based, plug & play cloud solution to automate detection of safety violations on a near real-time basis, which is reflected in their market leadership, quality of logos and the recent as well as expected scale up in the business. At Prosus Ventures, we are committed to back SaaS companies building truly unique solutions to solve real world problems at scale. We are excited to participate in Detect’s next phase of growth and work closely with the founders to support their ambition to become global leaders in industrial automation solutions.”