Zipline fundingA Zipline funding round of $250 million raises the medical drone delivery company’s valuation to $2.75 billion – and will fuel expansion into new geographies and new industries.

Zipline already boasts the world’s largest automated on-demand delivery service.  Utilizing specially designed and manufactured aircraft, Zipline has established themselves in developing countries around the world, delivering critical medical supplies to areas without robust road infrastructure.  Begininning in Rwanda, Zipline has established working drone delivery at scale – hiring and training local employees and expanding services to cover millions of people and millions of miles.

Now, the latest Zipline funding of $250 million – the largest funding round we’ve yet seen in the drone industry – will enable further expansion “into new industries and geographies, transforming systems like healthcare and commerce with instant logistics.”

zipline fundingZipline is already operating in the U.S.,