Public Safety Drone Market: BRINC Scores $25 Million in Series A Funding
BRINC, an emerging leader in the public safety drone market, has announced a $25 million Series A funding round. Financing was led by Index Ventures with participation from Sam Altman, Tusk Venture Partners, Jeff Weiner’s Next Play Ventures, Dylan Field, Elad Gil, Patrick Spence, Alex Wang, and former Acting Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan. BRINC previously raised a seed round of $2.25M led by Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI.
BRINC’s Lemur series drones were developed in response to the tragic rise in mass shooter events like the Mandalay Bay shooting in founder Blake Resnick’s home town. The Lemur fills a very specific need in the public safety drone market, flying inside of structures using LiDAR technology – functioning without GPS. BRINC’s drones are a force multiplier for SWAT team operations, providing two-way communications and eyes and ears inside of a suspect structure: a tool that demonstrably works to keep both suspects and officers…