Skyop has recently hired Jon Thies as its Chief Executive Officer. The company was awarded $250K in 2017 from the GENIUS NY program. Its office will soon be headquartered at The Tech Garden in Syracuse.
All six GENIUS NY Round 2 companies have committed to staying in Syracuse to continue expanding their businesses and contributing to the unmanned systems ecosystem in Central New York and the Mohawk Valley.
Read below to learn their plans for 2019.
Last week CenterState CEO's Tech Garden welcomed more than fifteen ninth graders from PSLA (Public Service Leadership Academy) at Fowler. The students are in the P-TECH program (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) focusing on computer information systems and remotely piloted aircraft systems.
GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, today announced the five finalists companies selected for its third round. These startup drone companies will participate in the year-long program and will compete for a total of $3 million in direct investment, with one grand prize of up to $1 million and four $500,000 awards.
Dropcopter recently received its Part 137 Exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate unmanned aircraft for spray operations in the United States. The company has new evidence to that its unique pollination capabilities can result in better crop yields and anticipates that its new exemption will result in additional research and ultimately new business as orchards look to tap into the company’s technology.
More than 350 high-quality applications from around the world submitted for program’s third round.
GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, announced today the 15 semi-finalist teams in the competition’s third round. The companies, which are developing innovations in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, were selected from a highly-competitive pool of more than 350 submissions to compete for $3 million in investments. Of the 15 semi-finalists, three are international teams representing Italy and Israel. Additionally, three businesses are women-owned and two minority-owned.
Last month GENIUS NY joined swissnex Boston during Boston's HUBWeek for a showcase on all things drones called Aerial Futures: The Drone Frontier. HUBWeek is dedicated to showcasing and celebrating innovations at the intersection of art, science and technology.
CustomWeather Announces Partnership With TruWeather Solutions to Offer High-Resolution Forecasts for UAS/Drone Operators; Testing Commences With NUAIR Alliance
CustomWeather, Inc., a premier, specialized provider of high-resolution weather data and alert services, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with TruWeather Solutions, LLC to produce unique, high resolution forecasts to support UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System). UAS require close attention to weather conditions, particularly wind, temperature, and severe weather for mission planning and execution.
Application Period for World’s Largest Business Accelerator Competition Closes
GENIUS NY announced the application period for round three is closed. The program attracted more than 350 applications for this round, the largest number and most competitive in the competition’s history. Of the applications received, more than half came from teams operating outside of New York, and more than a quarter from outside the continental United States.
Drone Startup, Prevision makes Live Image Maps in Real Time
More and more, what we see on the big screen is not as far off into the future as we may think. Prevision, a 2018 GENIUS NY finalist has developed one of the world’s most sophisticated 3D mapping systems that looks like it came straight out of Tony Stark’s lab in an Avengers movie.