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6 Aerial Imagery Business Success Stories [2023]

6 Aerial Imagery Business Success Stories [2023]
Start An Aerial Imagery Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a aerial imagery business:

1. TerrAvion ($12M/year)

Robert Morris (from San Leandro, California, USA) started TerrAvion over 10 years ago.

$1M / month
2 founders / 30 employees
San Leandro, California, USA

Case Study

My name is Robert Morris. I founded TerrAvion in 2013 together with Cornell Wright.

We view our job as abstracting away all the complexity and delivering maps that are ready to use so that growers can spend more time applying their expertise, more powerfully, and over a larger area. Below is a screenshot of our interface with fields shown in our vigor image data layers.


2. Discover GIS Data NY

  • Business rank: #576

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Learn more about starting an aerial imagery business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start an aerial imagery business?
-> Pros and cons of an aerial imagery business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established aerial imagery business
-> Marketing ideas for an aerial imagery business
-> Aerial imagery business names

Other resources

-> Aerial imagery business tips

4. Indiana Spatial Data Portal

Indiana Spatial Data Portal

  • Business rank: #3.72K

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5. USGS.gov

We provide science about the natural hazards that threaten lives and livelihoods; the water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources we rely on; the health of our ecosystems and environment; and the impacts of climate and land-use change. Our scientists develop new methods and tools to supply timely, relevant, and useful information about the Earth and its processes.

  • Website traffic: 12.8M/month
  • Business rank: #4.45K

Check out their full website ➜

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