Who We Are

What We Do

Brightseed enables a healthier future by illuminating and activating the connections between people and plants. Despite centuries of wisdom proving the critical roles plants play in supporting our health, the majority of active compounds in the plant kingdom remain unexplored. Our artificial intelligence, Forager®, reveals powerful compounds hidden in nature and our team scientifically validates their impact.


Brightseed’s Forager® artificial intelligence is exploring the dark matter of the plant kingdom and revealing the most powerful compounds found in nature.


Phytonutrients support human health with anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, cardioprotective, neuroprotective, and other therapeutic activities.

Latest News

September 15, 2020

PRWeb: Brightseed Closes New $27M For AI-Powered Phytonutrient Discovery

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July 31, 2020

World Economic Forum Agenda Blog: How AI is bringing the ‘dark matter of nutrition’ to light, unlocking the power of plants

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Leadership Team

Jim Flatt, PhD

Co-founder and CEO

Sofia Elizondo

Co-founder and COO

Lee Chae, PhD

Co-founder and CTO

Carol Lynn Berseth, MD

Medical and Scientific Affairs