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Kahne Limited

What is happening inside your cows? Improve animal health and farmer profitability with automatic wireless transmission of in vivo data.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Auckland, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded May 2002
  • Employees 17
  • Website

Company Summary

Kahne is developing wireless biotelemetry-based solutions for ruminant livestock to drive efficiencies that increase farmer profitability and improve animal health, welfare and economic sustainability. Kahne’s technology platform captures real-time in vivo physiological data from each animal, wirelessly transmits those data to Kahne servers without human intervention for analysis, then sends the farmer an app with a simple actionable instruction.


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    Susanne Clay

    Susanne has 26 years in technology-based BD and finance. She worked at Cargill, evaluating new bioscience technologies to create new businesses. She has since been involved with emerging companies, private and listed, as founder, investor, director, and managing executive. She has a successful track record raising early stage capital and growing businesses, setting a clear strategy and delivering results supported by dedicated and capable teams.

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    Paul Mallinson
    Technology Manager

    Paul is an accomplished system architect and manager for technology-based product design and solutions. He has successfully led teams in NZ and UK through development of various system designs, including complex sensing and communication systems. In his previous role with Zephyr Technology in NZ, Paul played a key role in the company’s growth from start-up to international success. Paul has a BSc Degree in Applied Physics and Microelectronics, UK

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    Frank Brooks
    Innovation Manager

    Since joining Kahne in 2008 Frank has been the driving force behind the evolution of Kahne’s hardware platforms. Frank is responsible for the design, implementation and development of all hardware and electronics, reflecting technical expertise from decades of work designing, developing and implementing technology based solutions using electronics, radio design and RFID technologies.

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    Remy Nicolo
    Senior Software Architect

    Remy is responsible for the overall system design, architecture and software development, from initial concept through to completion. With over 20 years’ experience, Remy is committed to designing robust and practical solutions within real world constraints to ensure reliable operation and a positive user experience. B. Eng. Electrical and Industrial Computer Science (IUT in Nantes, France).


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    Simmonds Stewart , AJ Park
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    WHK Limited

Previous Investors

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    Michael and Phillida Eivers
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    Amanda Chrisp
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    4 trusts comprising 15%