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Thank you to all of our attendees for making AUVSI's Startup Connection a success!

Startups and Entrepreneurs

Early stage companies in unmanned systems and robotics attended this 1-day event to learn about where the industry is headed, meet other people and companies invested in the current innovation ecosystem, and to participate in a speed networking with partners and investors. These startup companies attended the 2016 event:

  • Aerdos Inc.
  • AirMap
  • Airpod/Private Planet
  • Apellix
  • Asylon
  • Atmosoar
  • Autonebula
  • Azimuth Systems
  • BNSF Railway
  • BRAQ Aerospace LLC
  • Broadcastdrone.tv Inc.
  • Cosmos Global LLC
  • D.C. Area Drone User Group
  • Draganfly Innovations Inc.
  • Drone Go Home
  • dronelot
  • Dronetech LLC
  • DroneTechUAV
  • Dronomy Ltd.
  • EZ3D LLC
  • Flyspan
  • FT Sistemas Ltd.
  • Harmonic Drive, LLC.
  • Hawk Aerial LLC
  • Measure
  • Motogo LLC
  • New Idea Software
  • Nimble Aircraft Inc.
  • OCI Technologies
  • Phoenix Filming
  • Planck Aerosystems
  • PolySync
  • Rotary Wing Engine
  • Seoul National University
  • Sirab Technologies
  • SICdrone
  • SkyDrones Tecnologia Avionica S/A
  • Spectral Solutions
  • Ryosho USA Inc
  • Spirit Navigation
  • Spot Marketing
  • Taoglas
  • Tesloop
  • Thor Drive
  • TriLumina Corp.
  • Tuffwing
  • USDrobotics
  • Uvionix Aerospace Corp.
  • Vanilla Aircraft LLC
  • Vigilant Aerospace Systems Inc.
  • Viooa Imaging Technology Inc.
  • XML Visions LLC - Aerospace

Investors, OEMs and Vendors

Major companies and investors in unmanned systems and robotics discovered new companies and potential partners at this year’s event. These companies chose to accept or request speed networking meetings with the startups and entrepreneurs. Check out who attended:

  • Airbus Group Inc.
  • B37 Ventures
  • BMW iVentures
  • Bolt
  • BP Ventures
  • Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • FLIR Systems Inc.
  • Ford Motor Co.
  • Fujita Corp.
  • Fujita Research
  • FT Sistemas
  • GENIUS NY
  • Highland Capital Partners
  • Hyundai Ventures
  • Intel Corp.
  • Jabil Defense and Aerospace Services
  • Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • L-3 Communications Systems West
  • Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Maniv Mobility
  • Mercer Strategic Alliance Inc.
  • Micron Technology
  • NASA Ames Research Center
  • NVIDIA
  • Omnetics Connector Corp.
  • Qualcomm Ventures
  • PCH International
  • SAIC IC
  • Samsung Strategy
  • Sony Corp.
  • Sumitomo/Presidio Ventures
  • Teton Global
  • Toyota Boshoku America
  • Verizon
  • WiL LLC
  • X (formerly Google X)

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AUVSI would like to thank the following sponsors for their support.


Platinum Sponsors

Genius NY

NVIDIA


Gold Sponsors

Airware

Intel


Silver Sponsor


Association Sponsors

AUVSI Silicon Valley

Autotech Council

Telecom Council Silicon Valley