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August 17, 2018 Commercial Drones FM - KITTYHAWK, ROUND 2: $5M FUNDING FOR DRONE OPERATIONS

Josh Ziering (JZ) and Josh Pruitt of San Francisco software startup, Kittyhawk, join Ian for a roundtable discussion. The trio chat about recent drone industry news like Section 336, the com

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July 25, 2018 Commercial UAV News - Redefining the “R” in ROI for Commercial Drone Programs with Kittyhawk – an interview with Joshua Ziering and Jon Hegranes

The first half of 2018 saw some major announcements from Kittyhawk, the company dedicated to unifying the mission, aircraft, and data to empower safe and effective drone operations.

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July 9, 2018 Interdrone Podcast - https://soundcloud.com/michael-pehel-690682997/episode-6-unified-drone-operations-with-joshua-ziering-of-kittyhawk

2018 will go down as the year enterprises started taking drones seriously. That's why it's not surprising that this has been a breakout year for Kittyhawk.io, who has secured key clients in t

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June 19, 2018 Fast Company - The U.S. is opening prime urban sky to commercial drones

If you order a taco or an Amazon Echo Dot in the U.S. in the coming years, it will still be delivered by a human, not a drone.

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June 18, 2018 The Drive - FAA's LAANC Program Cuts Commercial Drone Flight Permit Process From Months to Seconds

Authorizing commercial drone flights is typically slow and bureaucratic.

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June 11, 2018 Alley Watch - The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 6/11/18

Kittyhawk empowers drone operations by unifying the aircraft, the mission, and the data.

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June 10, 2018 CNBC - Top VC Deals

Enterprise drone start-up Kittyhawk.io (not to be confused with the flying car start-up, Kitty Hawk) raised $5 million in new seed funding from investors including Bonfire Ventures, Boeing Ho

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June 7, 2018 Interdrone - Kittyhawk Raises $5M in Funding from Bonfire Ventures and Boeing for Next-Gen Enterprise Drone Solutions

Kittyhawk is continuing its rapid rise in the drone industry with a new $5M funding round enlisting Bonfire Ventures, Boeing HorizonX, Freestyle Capital, Kluz Ventures, and The Flying Object.

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June 7, 2018 Drone Below - Josh Ziering: Kittyhawk Forges Ahead With $5M Funding from Bonfire Ventures, Boeing HorizonX

Kittyhawk is continuing its rapid rise in the drone industry with a new $5M funding round enlisting Bonfire Ventures, Boeing HorizonX, Freestyle Capital, Kluz Ventures, and The Flying Object.

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June 6, 2018 Seeking Alpha - Boeing invests in drone software startup

Boeing (BA +1.8%) has announced an investment in Kittyhawk, a San Francisco, Calif.-based company offering a unified approach to the safe operation of commercial unmanned aircraft systems.

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June 6, 2018 Avionics - Boeing Among Companies Combining for $5M Investment in Kittyhawk

A $5 million funding round has more than quadrupled drone solutions company Kittyhawk's raised capital.

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June 6, 2018 The Drone Girl - BOEING’S HORIZONX INVESTS IN KITTYHAWK

Kittyhawk, a San Francisco-based drone software startup, has announced a new funding round, and one of its investors is Boeing’s HorizonX — the aerospace company’s investment arm for funding

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June 6, 2018 The Wall Street Journal - Kittyhawk Secures $5 Million to Manage Drone Operations

Kittyhawk, a San Francisco-based provider of tools to manage in-house commercial drone operations, has raised $5 million in new funding.

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DroneLife - Kittyhawk.io Raises $5 million: More Evidence Enterprise Adoption is a Good Bet June 6, 2018

sUAS News - Kittyhawk Raises $5M Funding Round to Build Next-Generation Enterprise Drone Solutions June 6, 2018

GeekWire - Boeing HorizonX joins in $5M funding round for Kittyhawk drone venture June 6, 2018

Aviation Week - Boeing HorizonX Backs Drone Infrastructure Provider Kittyhawk June 6, 2018

Fortune - Term Sheet - Wednesday, June 6 June 6, 2018

PE Hub - Kittyhawk inks $5 mln June 6, 2018

Aviation International News - Kittyhawk Raises Another $5 Million June 6, 2018

Commercial Drone Professional - Kittyhawk secures $5m funding to build next-generation enterprise drone solutions June 6, 2018

Puget Sound Business Journal - Boeing HorizonX Ventures invests in drone startup Kittyhawk June 6, 2018

Inside Unmanned Systems - Kittyhawk Raises $5M Funding Round to Expand Next-Generation Enterprise Drone Solutions June 6, 2018

Rotor & Wing International - Kittyhawk Raises $5M in Funding Round for Drone Ops June 6, 2018

Innovators Magazine - Boeing invests in autonomous flight June 6, 2018

Fast Company - Flying drones legally gets easier in much of the U.S. today May 24, 2018

Commercial UAV News - Kittyhawk and Jeppesen Set to Take LAANC to a Whole New Level May 4, 2018

Aviation Today - Jeppesen and Kittyhawk Kick off Partnership by Tackling LAANC May 3, 2018

DroneLife - Jeppesen and Kittyhawk Partner for LAANC Drone Authorizations May 2, 2018

The Drive - Kittyhawk Partners With Boeing to Offer Near-Real-Time Drone Flight Authorizations May 2, 2018

sUAS News - Boeing and Kittyhawk Team up on LAANC Drone Authorizations May 2, 2018

AIN Online - Kittyhawk Teams with Jeppesen on LAANC May 2, 2018

Forbes - This App Will Now Let You Authorize A Drone Flight In Near Real-Time May 1, 2018

sUAS News - Kittyhawk Insights: LAANC In-Depth April 17, 2018

UAS Weekly - Knowledge Base Presented By Kittyhawk “LAANC In-Depth” April 16, 2018

DroneLife - Kittyhawk Insights: LAANC In-Depth April 16, 2018

UAV Coach - The Top 100 Drone Companies to Watch in 2018 March 19, 2018

The Drone Girl - DJI Has A Whopping 72% Market Share Among Kittyhawk Users March 17, 2018

sUAS News - Kittyhawk Insights – the most popular drone models March 16, 2018

DroneLife - Kittyhawk Co-Founder: A Pilot’s Take on the 2018 FAA UAS Symposium March 16, 2018

DroneLife - Kittyhawk Shares Insights on Most Popular Drone Models March 16, 2018

UAS Vision News - Kittyhawk’s Enhanced Security and Visibility Features March 8, 2018

Geospacial World - Kittyhawk announces new UAS Facility Maps, multi-channel video streaming and security features March 7, 2018

sUAS News - Kittyhawk Announces New Multi-Channel Video Streaming, UAS Facility Maps, and New Security Features March 6, 2018

Commercial Drone Professional - Kittyhawk takes to the skies to kick off industry insights March 5, 2018

UAS Weekly - Kittyhawk Announces New Multi-Channel Video Streaming, UAS Facility Maps, and New Security Features March 5, 2018

Unmanned Aerial - Kittyhawk Rolls out New Features on Drone Operations Platform March 5, 2018

Drone Blog - Kittyhawk Announces New Multi-Channel Video Streaming, UAS Facility Maps, and New Security Features March 5, 2018

Commercial Drone Professional - Kittyhawk paves the way for drone development with insight service March 1, 2018

Commercial UAV News - Here’s Why The Drone Services Industry is in Trouble February 14, 2018

DroneLife - What Cryptocurrency Can Learn From Drones February 9, 2018

sUAS News - What the Commercial Drone Industry can learn from Strava January 30, 2018

Commercial UAV News - New Features from Kittyhawk Enable Drone Operators to Conduct Automated Flights January 8, 2018

Aviation International News - Kittyhawk Drone Software Adds Automated Flight Feature January 8, 2018

Disruptor Daily - Kittyhawk Adds Intelligent Flight Profiles, Multi-Waypoint Routing to its Drone App January 8, 2018

Unmanned Aerial - Kittyhawk Adds Automated Flight System to Drone Operations Platform January 8, 2018

SUAS News - Kittyhawk Announces Automated Flights for Enterprise Drone Operations Platform January 8, 2018

TechCrunch - Kittyhawk adds automated multi-waypoint flights to its drone-control software January 8, 2018

DroneBlog - Kittyhawk Announces Automated Flights for Enterprise Drone Operations Platform January 8, 2018

The Hill - Drones have potential to do far more good than harm January 2, 2018

SUAS News - Three Commercial Drone Industry Predictions That Will Surprise You December 30, 2017

Forbes - Why The Smallest Aircraft Are Causing The Biggest Fights December 11, 2017

Farm Industry News - Drone software upgrade provides ‘sharability’ November 22, 2017

Commercial UAV News - What LAANC Opening Up the Sky to Drones Means for You November 20, 2017

MarketWatch - Will big companies like Verizon control our skies? Drone startups say FAA is starting to let it happen November 2, 2017

DroneLife - The LAANC Solution and Government Committees: Who Benefits? October 24, 2017

DroneBlog - LAANC Fact Check: You’ve Heard the Spin, Now Learn the Truth October 24, 2017

SF Gate - California man cited for flying drone over airport, impeding firefighters October 16, 2017

Forbes - Drone Manufacturers Need SDKs: How Drone Platforms Thrive With Developer Support October 11, 2017

SUAS News - Kittyhawk Launches Comprehensive Risk Assessment Functionality October 2, 2017

DroneBlog - Stories From The Flight Line: Lessons Learned From Responsible Drone Operation September 26, 2017

FStoppers - Fstoppers Reviews Kittyhawk Flight App for UAV Drones September 5, 2017

DronesX - Exceeding Reasonable Expectations: The Evolution Of Boring Drone Operations August 31, 2017

VentureBeat - The drone industry takes two steps forward August 28, 2017

TechCrunch - Separating fiction from feasibility in the future of drone delivery August 15, 2017

DroneLife - The Best Places to Fly During the Solar Eclipse: Advice from Kittyhawk August 9, 2017

Aviation Today - DJI Unsure Why US Army Stopped Use of Its Drones August 7, 2017

DroneBlog - Loose, Juice, and Roost! Why Every Pilot Needs a Pre-Flight Checklist July 31, 2017

San Francisco Business Times - Kittyhawk hunts commercial drone market July 13, 2017

Inside Unmanned Systems - Kittyhawk Launches Flight Deck June 27, 2017

Commercial UAV News - Planning for and Enabling a Global UTM System June 27, 2017

Android Authority - 8 best drone apps for Android June 23, 2017

Unmanned Aerial - Kittyhawk Brings FAA Sectional Charts to Drone Management Platform June 13, 2017

SiliconBeat - Drone crash cuts power to 1,600 PG&E customers in Mountain View and forces library evacuation, cops hunt white-haired man June 9, 2017

DroneLife - Kittyhawk Drone Management Platform Integrates FAA Sectional Charts June 9, 2017

SUAS News - Kittyhawk puts the sexy in sectionals June 8, 2017

Rotor&Wing International - Xponential: No Longer Just for Military May 19, 2017

SUAS News - Kittyhawk.io Launches Flight Deck for Real-Time Drone Operations May 17, 2017

DroneLife - Kittyhawk.io’s Flight Deck offers Real Time Flight Ops May 17, 2017

Silicon Angle - Kittyhawk launches comprehensive commercial drone platform May 17, 2017

DroneLife - What Did Xponential Tell Us About the State of the Commercial Drone Industry May 16, 2017

SUAS News - Kittyhawk Launches Live Drone Flight Tracking, Powered By AirMap November 16, 2016

CommercialDrones.fm - #022 – DRONE INTELLIGENCE, INSIGHT, AND PEACE OF MIND WITH JOSHUA ZIERING November 10, 2016

UAV Coach - Kittyhawk Releases Android Version Of Their Popular iOS Application September 15, 2016

SUAS News - Kittyhawk Release V2.0 Drone Flight Logging & Intelligence Application December 19, 2015

For the first time in history you can be a pilot, and not be an aviator. How do we take something that’s been extremely complex and make it approachable for the average person with a drone? - Joshua Ziering, Co-founder Kittyhawk

About Kittyhawk

At Kittyhawk, we believe the tools and software that power your drone operations should be as cool, innovative, and reliable as the aircraft you fly.

We're constantly expanding our platform and pushing new code to our APIs, web, and mobile apps to give pilots and commercial teams the best possible tools with the best possible data.

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