Censys Technologies surpasses $8 million Series A target
UAV sensor specialist Censys Technologies has closed an over-subscribed Series A Funding round that generated $8.3 million – capital the company will use to accelerate its transformation from a drone services company to a provider of what it calls airborne intelligence.
Daytona Beach, Florida-based Censys had set the fundraising bar at $8 million, a target it overshot with the backing of three venture capital investors. CEO Trevor Perrott says the new infusion will finance Censys’s shift from relying its own drones and sensors to providing services to clients using an integrated package of data gathering and analysis tech that adds depth to the ways customers can use information gathered. To facilitate that, Perrott told the OrlandoInno site the company will triple its current staff of 48 people by April.
Founded by three Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University graduates in 2017, Censys has offered its sensor-packed Sentaero drones for mapping,…