DroneDeploy was founded in 2013 by Jono Millin, Michael Winn, and Nicholas Pilkington. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.
DroneDeploy is a commercial drone software platform, offering fleet management solutions, flight plan software, as well as data capture and analysis functions. Many of DroneDeploy's customers are in the construction, agriculture, mining, and energy industries. In 2021, the company acquired Rocos, a robotics software company. DroneDeploy has raised $140 million in venture capital funding from investors including Energize Ventures, AirTree Ventures, Uncork Capital, Scale Venture Partners, and Scale Venture Partners. As of April 2022, the company has not disclosed recent valuation information.