July 13, 2017 in ATDC News, Blog, News from Our Companies

Advanced Technology Development Center accepts Augusta’s Skyraider Aeronautics into ATDC Accelerate

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Dan Scheiner, Skyraider Aeronautics’ co-founder and CEO.

Skyraider Aeronautics, an Augusta-based startup, has been accepted in the Advanced Technology Development Center’s ATDC Accelerate program.

Skyraider Aeronautics utilizes the latest technology in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to provide companies with solutions to improve their business. Skyraider Aeronautics specializes in advanced precision agricultural solutions, as well as consultation aimed to implement UAS programs through training, process and data management, and fleet logistics. The company also provides drone services to the film production and sporting events industries, as well as the real estate sector.

A state-funded program of the Georgia Institute of Technology, ATDC is Georgia’s technology incubator. ATDC works with entrepreneurs across the state and those companies accepted into ATDC Accelerate receive coaching and an educational curriculum designed to accelerate customer acquisition and product development.

Startups that apply to join ATDC Accelerate are early-stage companies that have developed a minimal viable product (MVP) and have begun refining product-market fit.

“We are excited to become an ATDC Accelerate company and tap into the deep pool of talent and experience ATDC has to offer startups,” said Dan Scheiner, Skyraider Aeronautics’ CEO and co-founder. “As a young company, we look forward to working closely with ATDC’s staff, mentors, and advisors, meeting with investors, and tapping into the research expertise of Georgia Tech to help our company grow and succeed.”

About Skyraider Aeronautics:

Skyraider Aeronautics is an unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology company with three core service offerings: agriculture solutions, which includes spectral analysis, 3D mapping, and franchise systems for pilots; industrial surveying of safety protocols and assets in various industries ranging from chemical plants and storage tanks to pipelines and facilities, and business consulting where our pilots — certified by the Federal Aviation Administration — and industry experienced project managers help clients navigate the emerging drone industry. For more information, visit skyraideruav.com.

About the Advanced Technology Development Center:

The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), a program of the Georgia Institute of Technology, is the state of Georgia’s technology startup incubator. Founded in 1980 by the Georgia General Assembly, which funds it each year, ATDC’s mission is to work with entrepreneurs in Georgia to help them learn, launch, scale, and succeed in the creation of viable, disruptive technology companies. Since its founding, ATDC has grown to become one of the longest running and most successful university-affiliated incubators in the United States, with its graduate startup companies raising $3 billion in investment financing and generating more than $12 billion in revenue in the state of Georgia. To learn more, visit atdc.org.

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