drone industry investment

Unifly Raises €10 Million from Terra Drone and Join

Unifly Raises €10 Million from Terra Drone and JOIN by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Unifly, the leading provider of Unmanned Traffic Management  (UTM) systems, has announced the acquisition of €10 Million in funding contributed by Japanese industrial drone solution company Terra Drone and Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation …

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vHive Raises $25 Million in Series B

Drone ecosystem funding: leading Digital Twin platform vHive Raises $25 Million in Series B Led by PSG Israeli-based vHive offers a software solution for Digital Twins and other critical insights.  The platform enables commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) drones to fly autonomously around assets, resulting in a precise and repeatable data set. The …

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Drones in Forestry: TreeSwift Raises $4.8 M

TreeSwift Raises $4.8M for Drone-Based Forest Monitoring System by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Philadelphia-based company Treeswift announced the acquisition of $4.8 million in Seed funding. The funding was led by Pathbreaker Ventures, with contributions by Crosslink Capital, TenOneTen Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, Boom Capital Ventures, Yes VC, Susa …

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Voloopter Raises $170 Million in Series E Funding

Volocopter Raises $170M in First Signing of Series E Financing Round by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Urban air mobility pioneer Volocopter has secured USD 170 million in the initial signing of its Series E funding round, with a pre-money valuation of USD 1.7 billion. Led by South Korean investor …

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Flytrex Funding Allows Company to Expand Drone Delivery

Flytrex Funding: Company Raises $40M to Expand Drone Delivery Services Across the US by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby On-demand drone delivery leader Flytrex has announced that it has raised $40 million in it’s Series C funding round, bringing its total funding to date to $60 million. The round, …

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Skydio Investment Soars by Another $170 Million

Funding for U.S. drone manufacturers has just broken through another record, as Skydio investment soars by a $170 million Series D round.  The Series D round was led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund. The announcement is the latest chapter in the stunning Skydio story.  Introduced in 2019, Skydio’s autonomous platform …

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$8.3 Million New Elsight Funding Round

The latest Elsight funding round of $8.3M will fund product development and market growth, says CEO Yoav Amitai. DRONELIFE wrote about Elsight’s Halo product earlier this year: the company’s flagship connectivity solution.  Elsight’s powerful bi-directional algorithm splits any kind of data (video, audio, telemetry and more) into encrypted packets, using secure VPN tunnelling to …

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VC Investment in drone industry continues Altitude Angel

U.K.-based Altitude Angel, leading UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) technology provider, is the latest to receive a new influx of funding as VC investment in the drone industry continues.  Altitude Angel has raised £4m ($5.3m US) from one of Europe’s largest VC investors, Octopus Ventures. “The latest fundraising concludes Altitude Angel’s …

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