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Series E | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$50M | 2 yrs ago

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About DroneDeploy

DroneDeploy develops a cloud software platform for commercial drones and makes aerial data accessible and productive for everyone. It caters to industries, including agriculture, construction, mining, inspection and surveying. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Headquarters Location

1045 Bryant Street

San Francisco, California, 94107,

United States


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ESPs containing DroneDeploy

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Industrials / Construction Tech

Companies in this market are developing drones for a variety of applications, such as surveying and data collection to inspection and monitoring. This covers a variety of industries, such as surveying geographical features to upload into CAD models or monitoring forest growth and fire risk.

DroneDeploy named as Outperformer among 8 other companies, including Flyability, DJI Innovations, and Terra Drone.

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DroneDeploy's Products & Differentiators

    Site Reality Solution

    Create digital twins of physical structures, assets, and environments via drones, ground robots, or cameras. How it works: Capture - Mobile-based and scalable for all users, the DroneDeploy Walkthrough & Flight Apps automatically collect, organize, and send visual data for processing. Analyze - DroneDeploy’s online workspace allows teams to add, organize, and tour walkthrough paths, aerial maps, 3D models in one place. Quickly assess progress, issues, and opportunities by viewing site reality compared against past maps or design plans. Share - Stakeholders can access data virtually to inspect, generate issues, and share results with embedded public share links.

Research containing DroneDeploy

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned DroneDeploy in 5 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Oct 26, 2022.

Expert Collections containing DroneDeploy

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DroneDeploy is included in 5 Expert Collections, including Construction Tech.


Construction Tech

861 items

Companies using technology to improve processes in the construction industry.



1,974 items

This collection includes startups developing autonomous ground robots, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotic arms, and underwater drones, among other robotic systems. This collection also includes companies developing operating systems and vision modules for robots.



129 items


Job Site Tech

448 items

Companies offering tech solutions for the future of the job site for industries like construction, mining, discrete and process manufacturing, oil & gas, forestry, and more



2,262 items

DroneDeploy Patents

DroneDeploy has filed 6 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturers
  • Operating amusement attractions
  • 3D imaging
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Aircraft instruments, Computer vision, NASA space probes, Avionics, Aerodynamics


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Aircraft instruments, Computer vision, NASA space probes, Avionics, Aerodynamics



Latest DroneDeploy News

DroneDeploy autonomous flight app adds support for DJI Mavic 3E

Jan 25, 2023

DroneDeploy Flight app now supports autonomous mapping missions on the new DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise (M3E), using the RC Pro Enterprise Smart Controller. This means that, for the first time, DroneDeploy […] The post DroneDeploy autonomous flight app adds support for DJI Mavic 3E appeared first on Geospatial World.

DroneDeploy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was DroneDeploy founded?

    DroneDeploy was founded in 2013.

  • Where is DroneDeploy's headquarters?

    DroneDeploy's headquarters is located at 1045 Bryant Street, San Francisco.

  • What is DroneDeploy's latest funding round?

    DroneDeploy's latest funding round is Series E.

  • How much did DroneDeploy raise?

    DroneDeploy raised a total of $141.02M.

  • Who are the investors of DroneDeploy?

    Investors of DroneDeploy include AngelPad, Uncork Capital, Emergence Capital, Scale Venture Partners, AirTree Ventures and 10 more.

  • Who are DroneDeploy's competitors?

    Competitors of DroneDeploy include Terra Drone, DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations, Sensat, StructionSite, Avvir, Droneify, Gather AI, Volansi, Aerodyne Group, Optelos and 62 more.

  • What products does DroneDeploy offer?

    DroneDeploy's products include Site Reality Solution and 2 more.

  • Who are DroneDeploy's customers?

    Customers of DroneDeploy include Sunrun and Corteva.

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