Infravision cofounders Chris Cox and Cameron Van Der Berg

Drone-based power line installation startup Infravision lands $36 million Series A

- October 2, 2023 2 MIN READ

A Queensland startup helping power up America with drones to roll out power line upgrades has raised $36 million in a Series A. The round for Infravision was led by US sustainability investor Energy Impact Partners (EIP), supported by Equinor Ventures and Edison International (EIX). Robotics engineer Cameron Van Der Berg and military veteran Chris Cox… Read more »


Drone seeding startup AirSeed Technologies is raising a Series A to deliver on a $200 million carbon capture fund

- April 4, 2023 2 MIN READ

Environmental restoration startup AirSeed Technologies is partnering with impact investment manager Conscious Investment Management (CIM) as it sets up a $200 million carbon sequestration fund. Carbon sequestration is the process of capturing and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere or industrial emissions. AirSeed’s way of tackling the issue is through reforestation.  AirSeed was cofounded… Read more »

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Why drone delivery is a pipe dream – and what you need to know about the government’s plans

- December 5, 2022 4 MIN READ

In early November, the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure invited public comment on proposed Australia-wide “drone delivery guidelines” it has been quietly developing with industry stakeholders. A slick new website – – boasts of the supposed benefits of delivery drones. It claims they will create jobs, provide cost-efficiency and be environmentally sustainable. The draft guidelines… Read more »


Drone startup Aerologix raises $4.2 million Seed round

- May 23, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney drone startup Aerologix, which describes itself as “Uber for drones”, has raised $4.2 million in Seed capital. The round led by Ellerston Capital and Lindsay Phillips’ Nightingale Partners, following on from an earlier pre-seed raise   Aerologix will use the capital to invest in additional research and development, bolster its commercial team and to launch overseas. … Read more »