BirdstopBirdstop Raises $2.3M in Funding to Expand its BVLOS Network

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Remote sensing company Birdstop has secured $2.3M in funding for the purposes of growing its BVLOS network, improving its AI capabilities, and providing customers with more data-driven value. Led by Lerer Hippeau, the funding round saw participation from Anorak Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Data Tech Fund, Graph Ventures, Techstars, Timberline Holdings, as well as strategic investors Talon Aerolytics.

Birdstop operates a nationwide drone network utilizing a range of risk mitigation measures, including a low altitude airspace deconfliction system to guarantee the highest degree of safety even when the operator is thousands of miles away. The company has received several leading FAA approvals to carry out elaborate BVLOS operations.

Birdstop monitors and protects critical infrastructure such as power grids and telecom networks, in addition to mobilizing on-demand…