PrecisionHawk is a leader in developing and integrating commercial drone technology. The Company brings value to an emerging market by offering an end-to-end solution for aerial data gathering, processing and analysis to provide actionable information across a wide range of data-intensive civilian industries. From farming to disaster response, it is using aerial technology to drive innovation by improving efficiency, increasing safety, generating additional revenue, and ultimately changing the way businesses view their assets and manage resources.  

Company Growth (employees)
Raleigh, US
Size (employees)
166 (est)+13%
PrecisionHawk was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Raleigh, US

Key People at PrecisionHawk

Michael Chasen

Michael Chasen


PrecisionHawk Office Locations

PrecisionHawk has offices in Raleigh, Toronto, Pune and Monte Buey

PrecisionHawk Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$29 m

Latest funding size

$18 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


PrecisionHawk's latest funding round in April 2016 was reported to be $18 m. In total, PrecisionHawk has raised $29 m

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PrecisionHawk News and Updates

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Blackboard cofounder Michael Chasen takes CEO reins at PrecisionHawk

 Commercial drone tech venture PrecisionHawk has a new CEO—again. Red Hat Inc. cofounder Bob Young, who has served as PrecisionHawk’s CEO since July 2015, is handing over the reigns to another veteran of enterprise software, Michael Chasen, a cofounder and former CEO of education tech giant Blackboa…

In a first, FAA allows PrecisionHawk to fly drones where pilots can’t see them

 The Federal Aviation Administration has given permission to a drone tech startup called PrecisionHawk to fly its unmanned aerial vehicles beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in U.S. airspace. The exemption represents a first in the country, and comes on the same day that the FAA implemented its…

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