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#130: Over 5,000 Businesses and $140M of VC Investment for Smarter Drone Use — Mike Winn, CEO of DroneDeploy

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⭐ My guest today is Mike Winn, Founder and CEO of DroneDeploy.

DroneDeploy is a software company harnessing drones to provide interior and exterior visual data – any altitude, any angle, all in one platform. They have raised over $140M and serve over 5,000 businesses in 180 countries, including 18 of the 20 largest construction companies.


🎙️ In this episode, we talked about:

- Why he was happy to have an angry customer in the early days

- What a digital twin is and why they matter

- How they’re making work on critical infrastructure safer, quicker, and more productive by avoiding dull, dirty, and dangerous work

- How his love of remote control helicopters and a trip to South Africa helped start this business

- The role of timing in determining the success of a startup

- How AI and robots can make us superhuman

- How to procrastinate in a productive way

- And lots more


🙏 Hope you enjoy it!

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