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Pixxel is a company that develops nano-satellites designed to capture high-resolution information. Its prototype satellite offers a one-stop solution for real-time, universally accessible data relevant to climate monitoring, crop yield prediction, urban planning, and disaster response using constellations of ultra-small satellites.
HQBengaluru, IN

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2021)54(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Pixxel

Awais Ahmed

Awais Ahmed

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Kshitij Khandelwal

Kshitij Khandelwal

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Richa Hukumchand

Richa Hukumchand

Chief Innovation Officer
Eiji Yafuso

Eiji Yafuso

Chief Science Officer
Manas Gupta

Manas Gupta

VP, Electronics
Tejaswi Hareesh

Tejaswi Hareesh

VP, Mechanics
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Pixxel Office Locations

Pixxel has offices in Bengaluru and Palo Alto
Bengaluru, IN (HQ)
Third Floor, 722, Chinmaya Mission Hospital Rd, Stage 2, Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar
Palo Alto, CA, US
3260 Hillview Ave
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Pixxel Financials and Metrics

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Pixxel total Funding

$8 m

Pixxel latest funding size

$2.3 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Pixxel investors

Pixxel's latest funding round in March 2021 was reported to be $2.3 m. In total, Pixxel has raised $8 m
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Pixxel News and Updates

Pixxel launches a hyperspectral satellite seed series

An Indian startup has earned $7.3 million to build a constellation of the hyperspectral imaging satellites, the first phase towards a much larger venture. Pixxel revealed the seed round on 17 March and received support from Omnivore VC as well as Techstars, among others. The organization had previo…

Pixxel raises seed round for hyperspectral satellites

An Indian startup raised $7.3 million to allow the company to continue work on a constellation of hyperspectral imaging satellites, the first step in its much bigger ambitions. SpaceNews

Spacetech startup Pixxel delays launch of its first satellite Anand due to software glitches

Spacetech startup Pixxel’s first satellite Anand was scheduled to be launched on February 28 but has been delayed for a few weeks due to software issues.

Spacetech startup Pixxel partners with NSIL to launch a remote-sensing satellite on ISRO rocket early next year

India’s first private satellite-imaging company, Pixxel has joined hands with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) to launch the first remote-sensing satellite.

[Tech30] Spacetech startup Pixxel is set to put India on global space map; to launch constellation of satellites in March

Bengaluru-based Pixxel, which is building a constellation of earth-imaging small satellites, has made it to YourStory’s curated list of Tech30 startups.

India’s first Earth-imaging satellite startup raises $5 million; first launch planned for later this year

Bengaluru-based Pixxel is getting ready to launch its first Earth imaging satellite later this year, with a scheduled mission aboard a Soyuz rocket. The roughly one-and-a-half-year-old company is moving quickly, and today it’s announcing a $5 million seed funding round to help it accelerate even mor…

Pixxel Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pixxel founded?

    Pixxel was founded in 2018.

  • Who are Pixxel key executives?

    Pixxel's key executives are Awais Ahmed, Kshitij Khandelwal and Richa Hukumchand.

  • How many employees does Pixxel have?

    Pixxel has 54 employees.

  • Who are Pixxel competitors?

    Competitors of Pixxel include VegaMX, Orbit Fab and Axelspace.

  • Where is Pixxel headquarters?

    Pixxel headquarters is located at Third Floor, 722, Chinmaya Mission Hospital Rd, Stage 2, Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar, Bengaluru.

  • Where are Pixxel offices?

    Pixxel has offices in Bengaluru and Palo Alto.

  • How many offices does Pixxel have?

    Pixxel has 2 offices.