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Skydio is a company developing flying drones. It aims to build “drone visual cortex” that takes the feed from the cameras and runs it through computer vision algorithms which detect placement or obstacles in 2D and converts the image to a 3D map of the drone’s surroundings.
TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQRedwood City, CA, US
Websiteskydio.com
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)232(+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Skydio

Adam Bry

Adam Bry

CEO & Co-founder
Abraham Bachrach

Abraham Bachrach

CTO & Co-founder
Matt Donahoe

Matt Donahoe

Co-Founder
Jaqueline Sharma

Jaqueline Sharma

VP of People Operations
Alden Jones

Alden Jones

Sr. Director of Customer Success
Mark Cranney

Mark Cranney

COO
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Skydio Office Locations

Skydio has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
114 Hazel Ave
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Skydio Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2014

Skydio total Funding

$340.3 m

Skydio latest funding size

$170 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Skydio investors

Skydio's latest funding round in February 2021 was reported to be $170 m. In total, Skydio has raised $340.3 m. Skydio's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Skydio Revenue

Market valuation

1.0b
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Skydio Operating Metrics

Y, 2019Y, 2020Feb, 2021

US Federal Contract Awards

25

US Federal Contract Awards to Date

7

US Federal Contract Subawards

1

US Federal Contract Subawards to Date

1
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Skydio Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

71/100

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Skydio Online and Social Media Presence

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Skydio Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    82/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    73/100

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Skydio News and Updates

Axon and Skydio Partner to Bring US-Manufactured, AI-Powered Autonomous Drones to Public Safety

SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon (Nasdaq: AXON), the global leader in connected public safety technologies, and Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, today announced a strategic partnership to offer Skydio's world leading autonomous...

Self-Flying Drone Startup Skydio Hits $1 Billion Valuation After $170 Million Raise

It comes after a $170 million Series D round led by Andreessen Horowitz, taking the company’s total funding to $340 million.

Drone maker Skydio hits unicorn status with $170M in new funding

Drone manufacturer Skydio Inc. today announced it has raised $170 million on a unicorn valuation topping $1 billion to enable it to expand globally and accelerate product development. The Series D round was led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund and included Linse Capital, Next47, IVP and UP Part…

Autonomous drone maker Skydio raises $170M led by Andreessen Horowitz

Skydio has raised $170 million in a Series D funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund. That pushes it into unicorn territory, with $340 million in total funding and a post-money valuation north of $1 billion. Skydio’s fresh capital comes on the heels of its expansion last year into the…

Commercial Drone Market to Exhibit 25.07% Excellent CAGR by 2027; Launch of Robust Commercial Drone Skydio 2 to Accelerate Drone Industry Potential, Says Fortune Business Insights™

Key company covered in the commercial drone market are DJI (China), Yuneec (China), Parrot Drone (France), AeroVironment Inc. (U.S.), SenseFly (Switzerland), Kespry (U.S.), 3D Robotics (U.S.), Go Pro (U.S., Autel Robotics (U.S.), PrecisionHawk (U.S.), Holy Stone (Taiwan) and other players profiled K…

Army Selects Skydio X2D for Soldier-Portable Short-Range Reconnaisance

The U.S. Army selected Skydio’s X2D as a short-range reconnaissance (SRR) system to complete remaining integration and documentation requirements with the ultimate goal of equipping soldiers with a rapidly deployable small UAS solution for reconnaissance and surveillance (R&S) activities
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Skydio Blogs

Skydio Featured Flyer: Get to Know Darren Berrecloth

Darren Berrecloth landing his Skydio 2Last week we started our Skydio Featured Flyer blog series focusing on getting to know Skydio’s unique ambassadors. We’re stoked to be able to support these awesome creators who have helped Skydio get to where we are today.This week we sat down with pro mountain…

Skydio Featured Flyer: Get to Know Amber Torrealba

This week we’re getting to know one of the raddest Skydio Featured Flyers. Amber Torrealba is known for her super slick skimboarding skills and her kickass edits. Her athletic ability combined with her creative skills has made her the perfect Skydio 2 user and one of our most prolific Skydio Feature…

U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Announces $170 Million In Series D Funding Led by Andreessen…

U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Announces $170 Million In Series D Funding Led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth FundSkydio X2Redwood City, Calif. — March 1, 2021 — Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, today announced it has raised $170 million in Serie…

3D Scan Sneak Peek — Crane Mast

3D Scan Sneak Peek — Crane MastHere at Skydio, we’re hard at work bringing 3D Scan to life. As we have mentioned in recent webinars, 3D Scan is first-of-its-kind adaptive scanning software built on top of Skydio Autonomy. 3D Scan automates data capture of any scene with comprehensive coverage and ul…

Autonomous Drones for Construction: A Case Study

In case you missed it, Skydio recently hosted a webinar in partnership with our friends at Commercial UAV News. The webinar, named “Autonomous Drones Ready for Work: Skydio Solutions for Construction”, featured our Product Marketing Manager, Guillaume Delepine, moderating an engaging customer deep d…

Skydio Featured Flyer: Get to Know Mark Freeman

It is incredible to see what our customers have been able to accomplish with our favorite flying robot. Over the past year, we have seen everything from insane mountain biking and windsurfing to flawless flights, soaring backwards through the jungle and chasing skiers down the slopes. Although, we m…
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Skydio Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Skydio founded?

    Skydio was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Skydio key executives?

    Skydio's key executives are Adam Bry, Abraham Bachrach and Matt Donahoe.

  • How many employees does Skydio have?

    Skydio has 232 employees.

  • Who are Skydio competitors?

    Competitors of Skydio include 3D Robotics, Xovis and Lorenz Technology.

  • Where is Skydio headquarters?

    Skydio headquarters is located at 114 Hazel Ave, Redwood City.

  • Where are Skydio offices?

    Skydio has an office in Redwood City.

  • How many offices does Skydio have?

    Skydio has 1 office.