Wingcopter to hire 80 new employees after raising $42M in funding

Wingcopter delivery drone funding

German delivery drone specialist Wingcopter has scored a cool $42 million in its latest funding round — an extension of its Series A. The fresh funds bring the company’s total equity raised to more than $60 million to date.

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Wingcopter drones to deliver spare parts to offshore wind farms

Wingcopter says it’s teaming up with German Airways to explore the use of drones in the delivery of spare parts to offshore wind farms. This development comes days after two Singapore-based firms announced their plans to produce offshore wind farm delivery drones that would operate at 90% lower costs than current methods that involve the use of boats or helicopters.

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German drone delivery firm Wingcopter deepens roots in Japan with new investor ITOCHU

Wingcopter, an eVTOL manufacturer and drone delivery service provider based out of Germany, has finally roped in ITOCHU, one of the largest general trading companies (sogo shosha) in Japan, as a strategic investor and authorized partner. Wingcopter first hinted at this partnership in December 2021, when it announced an investment from Drone Fund, a Japan-based venture capital firm dedicated exclusively to the drone technology ecosystem.

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Wingcopter cargo drones to deliver medical products in Peru

German drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter is accelerating its expansion into Latin America by partnering with regional firm UAV LATAM and its subsidiary company UAV del Peru. Through this alliance, Wingcopter’s new flagship cargo drone, Wingcopter 198, will be leveraged to carry out delivery operations in the Peruvian Andes, giving hard-to-reach communities access to medical products.

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Wingcopter, Spright ink $16 million eVTOL drone delivery deal

German drone company Wingcopter and US medical UAV services provider Spright have deepened their relationship with a new deal for electric vertical takeoff and (eVTOL) aerial delivery craft valued at $16 million dollars.

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Japan-based Drone Fund invests in Wingcopter

In a run-up to its upcoming Series B round, German drone delivery startup Wingcopter has received funding from Drone Fund, a Japan-based venture capital firm dedicated exclusively to investments within the drone technology ecosystem.

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