"Time is the most valuable aspect in construction. And as long as we can shorten that time and make sure that the structure is built according to the blueprints, that's the added value and that's the problem we're solving."
A Q/A with Tom Yeshrum, CEO and Co-Founder of CivDrone.
"You have all these very nice drones that can do many things, but in reality they don’t have significant endurance in terms of their flight times. We think that we have solved that equation."
A quick Q/A with Miguel Dupret, Business Development and Project Manager at Sentient Blue.
The GENIUS NY teams visited four local tech startups last week to see firsthand what it's like to build a company from the ground up in Central New York. On the tour the teams stopped by Plowz and Mowz, Spincar, The Digital Hyve and TCG Player. Similar to GENIUS NY teams, these local companies each started with just a few employees in small office spaces. Today, the four companies have hired hundreds of talented employees locally which serves as a great example for GENIUS NY founders who have come here from parts of New York as well as Europe.
"After inspecting 700 buildings over the past two years, we have found that 80% show evidence of leaking and most of our customers were unaware of the extent of their roofing issues."
A quick Q/A with Patrick Walsh, CEO and Willard Schulmeister, COO from EagleHawk
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Team Size: 5 full-time
Focus: Software and services for roof inspection