Saturday, January 29, 2022

Robotic Skies Raises New Investment to Grow Drone Support Services

Robotic Skies is pleased to announce today a new round of funding to support continued growth and technology development. San Francisco-based Thayer Ventures is leading the investment round, with participation from existing investors Boeing HorizonX Global VenturesCerracap VenturesKickstart Seed FundSun Mountain Capital, and new investors Side X Side Management.

“With this funding, we will continue to develop our marketplace, connecting UAS operators with the highly qualified and local technicians they demand through our global network of certified service centers,” said Brad Hayden, Robotic Skies CEO and Founder. “Industry regulations continue to develop and require certified technicians to maintain commercial UAS performing complex operations.”

Robotic Skies provides local certified maintenance solutions designed to scale with the needs of enterprise UAS fleet operators and is uniquely positioned to support the growing Advanced Air Mobility industry. The global Robotic Skies Service Center network consists of more than 200 independently owned and operated aviation repair stations to serve the UAS market.

“We are excited to further our investment in the emerging air mobility market. Innovators like Robotic Skies have the power to disrupt and advance the aerospace industry with new business models supporting next-generation aircraft technology,” said Mark Farrell, Partner at Thayer Ventures.

Thayer VenturesFounded in 2009, Thayer Ventures has built the preeminent venture platform for travel and transportation technology entrepreneurs to leverage unequaled counsel from our experienced team, strategic LPs, industry-leading advisors and the entire Thayer portfolio ecosystem.