Boeing boosts Robotic Skies drone servicing venture

Robotic Skies engineers

Robotic Skies’ staff connects operators of unmanned aircraft systems with a network of more than 170 certified repair stations. (Boeing / Robotic Skies Photo)

Boeing’s venture capital arm is leading an investment round for Robotic Skies, a New Mexico-based startup that offers a global network of repair stations for drones.

Other investors in the round include Thayer Ventures, Sun Mountain Capital and KickStart Seed Fund. Neither Boeing nor Robotic Skies reported the total amount of funding, but the investments made by Boeing HorizonX Ventures are typically in the range of millions to the low tens of millions of dollars.

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