DroneDeploy is a provider of cloud-control software solutions for drones which include automated flight safety checks, workflows, and real-time mapping and data processing. The Company also makes it easy to fulfill the purpose of missions, with a growing selection of Apps that enable a number of operations, including seamless photo-stitching and object identification.
Enabling control of multiple drones and sophisticated analysis of the captured data via the cloud on mobile devices, DroneDeploy has solutions for farming, construction, survey applications, and is compatible with the most popular drones and mobile devices.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
71 (est)-1%
DroneDeploy was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at DroneDeploy

Mike Winn

Mike Winn

Co - Founder & CEO
Eric Hauser

Eric Hauser

VP of Engineering
Nicholas Pilkington

Nicholas Pilkington

Co - Founder
Jono Millin

Jono Millin

Co - Founder
Scott Lumish

Scott Lumish

VP of Business Development

DroneDeploy Office Locations

DroneDeploy has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
474 Bryant St

DroneDeploy Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$31 m

Latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


DroneDeploy's latest funding round in August 2016 was reported to be $20 m. In total, DroneDeploy has raised $31 m

Traffic Overview of DroneDeploy

DroneDeploy Online and Social Media Presence

DroneDeploy News and Updates

With DroneDeploy’s Fieldscanner, pilots can create maps as they fly

 Flying drones to inspect a farm, construction site, or any other venue from overhead can generate a huge amount of data. It takes time, though, for drone users to upload and turn this high-resolution data into maps, graphs or business intelligence they can act upon. Today, a data management platfor…

DroneDeploy launches a directory for professional drone operators

 DroneDeploy wants businesses to be able to find a drone services provider as easily as anyone can find a place to eat dinner today, anywhere in the world. So today, the unveiled a new, free Drone Mapping Directory. Take, for example, a real estate developer who needs a finely detailed map of land w…

DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help businesses make sense of their aerial drone data

DroneDeploy, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for commercial drone operators, has raised $20 million in a Series B round led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors as well as High Alpha Capital. Founded out of San Francisco in 2013, DroneDeploy works with any dr…

DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help any business put drones to work

 A San Francisco-based startup called DroneDeploy has raised $20 million in Series B funding to grow their drone data management platform. The drone tech startup closed its Series B deal just before the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is scheduled to implement new rules governing commercial and…

Fixed-wing drones not quite taking off in commercial market, a new DroneDeploy study finds

 DroneDeploy released a new study of the commercial and industrial drones market this week, revealing bad news for the makers of fixed-wing drones — quadcopters are far outpacing this type of unmanned aerial vehicle in every industry. Fixed-wing drones, like the SenseFly eBee Ag, 3DR Aero-M and Prec…

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