MSD Invests In Drone Startup – Garuda Aerospace
Mahendra Singh Dhoni will also be the brand ambassador for the company
That’s the way, Mahi Ve – seems to be the new tagline for Garuda Aerospace as former Indian Captain and the Skipper of Chennai Super Kings, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has picked up stake in this drone start-up, which is promoted by its Founder and CEO Agnishwar Jayaprakash. At present, the drone start up has over 300 drones and 500 pilots operating in 26 cities.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently unveiled drone manufacturing facilities of the Chennai-based company.
“I am happy to be a part of Garuda Aerospace and look forward to witness their growth story with the unique drone solutions they have to offer,” former Indian cricket team captain Mr Dhoni said.
CEO Jayaprakash said his firm Garuda Aerospace has been a pioneer in the Indian Drone Ecosystem and is firmly on the path to become India’s first ever drone unicorn start-up.
“I have always been an ardent admirer of Mahi Bhai (MS Dhoni) and to have him as part of the Garuda Aerospace family is a dream come true. Mahi Bhai is an epitome of dedication and I firmly believe that having Captain Cool on our table adds tremendous value..,” Mr Jayaprakash said.