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BlackBird is an online platform that connects travelers to hassle-free and direct flights. The Company's aviation marketplace can push transportation technology forward by connecting people, pilots, and planes.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)19(-9%)

Key People/Management at BlackBird

Rudd Davis

Rudd Davis

Founder & CEO

BlackBird Office Locations

BlackBird has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
San Francisco
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BlackBird Financials and Metrics

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BlackBird total Funding

$15 m

BlackBird latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

BlackBird investors

BlackBird's latest funding round in March 2019 was reported to be $10 m. In total, BlackBird has raised $15 m
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BlackBird Operating Metrics

Mar, 2019


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BlackBird Online and Social Media Presence

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BlackBird News and Updates

Blackbird.AI CEO: ‘COVID-19 is the Olympics of disinformation’

COVID-19 disinformation campaigns have exploded, sowing fear and confusion at a time when verifiable information is a matter of life or death.

Blackbird to Showcase Ultra-efficient Video Editing in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services at NAB 2020

SEATTLE and LONDON, March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD) today announced that it will showcase ultra-efficient video editing in the cloud at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) booth at NAB 2020. Organisations working with video on a large scale need to be able to rapidly...

TILT Holdings Subsidiaries Jupiter Research and Blackbird Logistics to Exhibit at 2019 Marijuana Business Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TILT Holdings Inc. (“TILT” or the “Company”) (CSE: TILT) (OTCQB: TLLTF), a foundational technology cannabis platform comprised of assets to support brands worldwide, announced today its subsidiaries Jupiter Research, LLC (“Jupiter”) and Blackbird…

Eleven Sports Chooses Blackbird for Cloud Video Editing and Publishing of Sports Content to Fans Online

LONDON, LISBON, Portugal and BRUSSELS, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD), developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform Blackbird, has been chosen by Eleven Sports for the rapid editing and publishing of sports content to fans online. The...

Blackbird Signs New Deal to Provide Fast, Efficient Digital News Production Capabilities

NEW YORK and LONDON, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD), developer and seller of market-leading cloud video platform Blackbird, has signed a significant multi-year deal with Bloomberg Media for fast turnaround news editing and social publishing. The annual revenues...

Blackbird and Tyrell on Tour to Showcase Fast, Efficient Cloud Video Production

LONDON, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD), developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform Blackbird, will be showcasing the speed and efficiency benefits of cloud-based video production at a series of events organised by Tyrell this November....
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BlackBird Blogs

Our Next Chapter: BlackBird is joining the Surf Air family

We are excited to announce that BlackBird is joining the Surf Air family!We started BlackBird to give people more freedom by making personal aviation more accessible and affordable, with the dream to one day make it cheaper than driving. Today, I’m excited to announce that we’ve taken another huge s…

BlackBird Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BlackBird founded?

    BlackBird was founded in 2016.

  • Who are BlackBird key executives?

    BlackBird's key executives are Rudd Davis.

  • How many employees does BlackBird have?

    BlackBird has 19 employees.

  • Who are BlackBird competitors?

    Competitors of BlackBird include ePlane, Ameriflight and Canadian Helicopters.

  • Where is BlackBird headquarters?

    BlackBird headquarters is located at San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are BlackBird offices?

    BlackBird has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does BlackBird have?

    BlackBird has 1 office.