Gastrograph AI, a New York-based predictive human sensory perception powered by the world's largest sensory database combined with artificial intelligence, raised $7 million in funding and announced the commercial launch of SensoryLink, its new Platform as a Service (PaaS).
The company created this web-based interactive platform to provide intuitive tools for users to visualize and act upon the predictive insights generated by the Gastrograph AI system.
The investment was from existing and new investors, including Cornes Technology, Leawood Venture Capital, BASF, and the Sony Innovation Fund, among others.
This funding will help support the global commercial launch of the SensoryLink platform.
"We provide actionable insights to the global food and beverage industry across multiple geographies and demographic segments for a wide variety of products. Gastrograph AI delivers full cycle capabilities, from curated data collection via our mobile app to leveraging revolutionary algorithms and a proprietary database, to deliver highly accurate and detailed predictions of flavor, aroma, and texture preferences. These customized predictions are delivered with high-resolution analysis that enables major food and beverage companies to access real-time consumer preference information to make quicker, more informed decisions," said David Purdy, Chief Executive Officer.
Company: Analytical Flavor Systems, Inc.
Funding Month: January 2023
Additional Investors: Cornes Technology, Leawood Venture Capital, BASF, and the Sony Innovation Fund
Company Website: https://www.gastrograph.com/
Software Category: Consumer Sensory Insights
About the Company: Gastrograph AI is the developer of the first artificial intelligence solution designed specifically for predictive product development in the food and beverage industry. The company provides a discovery and inquiry platform for sensory insights that model people and products to predict consumer preferences. The Gastrograph AI machine learning platform efficiently models human sensory perception of flavor, aroma, and texture to understand consumer preferences for multiple targeted demographic segments and provides market and formulation insights that drive brand success for major global CPG firms. Gastrograph AI specializes in helping companies create new products, optimize existing brands, and enter new markets by building better, more targeted flavor profiles for a specific target consumer demographic.