South Korea Aims For Startup Gold

For the next ten days, the eyes of the world will be on the snowy slopes of Pyeongchang. Meanwhile, a couple of hours away in Seoul, a burgeoning startup scene is seeing investments multiply, generating exits, and even creating a unicorn or two.

February 15, 2018

DroneBase Raises $12M For Commercial Drone Ops

This morning DroneBase announced a fresh $12 million Series B, following its mid-2016, $6.8 million Series A. Prior investor USV co-led the round with Upfront Ventures, another previous investor in the Santa Monica-based drone operations business. Chinese drone company DJI took part in the Series B as well. The drone manufacturer has invested multiple times in the startup.

February 15, 2018