Drone Training & Services Startup Droni Tech Raises $500K from Eagle Group, Other Angels

Drone Training & Services Startup Droni Tech Raises $500K from Eagle Group, Other Angels
October 31, 2018
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Drone Training & Services Startup Droni Tech Raises $500K from Eagle Group, Other Angels

Within few days after Indian government released India’s first Drone Policy & Regulations, a Mumbai-based drone flight training and drone/UAV services startup Droni Tech has secured $500,000 in seed funding from Eagle Group and other unnamed angel investors.

The startup will use the freshly raised capital to drive research and development in Mumbai and the United States as well as to ramp up growth through sales and marketing, reported VCCircle.

Droni Tech is a sub-brand of the parent company Drovation Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., which was founded this year by Onkar Bhosle, Rohit Shirke, Chirag Patel and Anisha Bhosle. Essentially, Droni Tech train and certify students to fly Drones/UAVs safely via short courses consisting a standard operating procedure. Students are given theoretical training in classrooms along with on-ground practical field flying experience. additionally, the startup also offers Drone-based services including aerial imagery, surveillance and reporting important key data for businesses.

Droni Tech is also developing a prototype UAV under its flagship for industrial purposes, the working model of which will be launched soon.

Notably, Droni Tech co-founder Onkar Bhosle was co-founder of SaaS startup Customer360, which was acquired by Interactive Intelligence, a US-based software firm, in 2015.

While, Rohit Shirke is an avid Drone Pilot with 10+ years of business development experience in corporate domain in India and Globe. Chirag Patel is also a Drone flying professional expert having implemented numerous projects across the globe.

Onkar Bhosle, Co-founder, Droni Tech, said, “In 2018, we will focus our energies on a few priority markets like India, the US and Canada. In 2019, the company looks to expand beyond these markets globally.”

Onkar Bhosle added, “Our vision is for drones to manage agriculture farms and other applications on their own, better than humans. Right now, each data point of flying drones is transmitted on dashboard in real time. In Phase-III of our product, we would enter the exciting phase of automated decision-making by the machine.”

Originally published at www.indianweb2.com on September 1, 2018.