DASH Systems completes precision airdrop expedition in Alaska

DASH Systems, the Los Angeles-based FreightTech startup using precision airdrops to expand the reach of next-day delivery, announced the successful completion of a proof-of-concept Alaska expedition this month.

A partnership with the Office of Naval Research and the University of Alaska-Fairbanks saw DASH’s Cessna 208 fly over 7,000 miles and place precision-guided pods on helipad-sized drop zones across the state. Locations included HAARP (the military’s High-frequency Active Auroral Research...


DASH Systems raises $8M seed round for next-day precision airdrop

Precision airdrop changes air cargo network topologies and unit economics

Los Angeles-based freight-tech startup DASH Systems announced Wednesday morning it closed an $8 million seed round led by 8VC. Tusk Venture Partners, Loup Ventures, Trust Ventures, Perot Jain and Make in LA also participated in the raise. 

DASH Systems founder and CEO Joel Ifill has a vision of making next-day delivery available anywhere in the world. What makes that possible and economical is a new approach to air cargo...


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