Sky Sapience


In a world where being “in-the-know” means being secure, Sky Sapience offers innovative industrial tethered drones that enable 360º surveillance 24/7.  The drone is fully autonomous (doesn’t require a pilot), can be tethered to a vehicle or boat, has unlimited airborne time, and can carry up to 18kg of payload weight.

Industry Applications: Security and Defense, Surveillance

Company Objectives: Sky Sapience leads the revolution of tethered hovering platforms for boundless intelligence and communication. The product scope ranges from border control, military missions and VIP protection to critical infrastructure security, traffic control, monitoring national parks, disaster areas and mass events.


Company Size: 25

CEO: Gabriel Shachor. Israel Air Force (IAF) Brigadier General (Res.) Gabriel Shachor brings to Sky Sapience vast experience in the management and execution of very large operations and extensive knowledge of aviation and state-of-the-art UAV technologies. Mr. Shachor has a Law degree from the Hebrew University and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg-Recanati School of Business. Following his retirement from the IAF, Mr. Shachor worked with Pitango VC as an EIR.

Quote from CEO: “We trust that the FIBA program will help us grow our presence in the U.S. market. We look forward to coming to Tampa and meet the community and potential partners.”

Quote from Jack Ross: “Sky Sapience is an established company with seasoned leadership. They are a good example of the FIBA Launch model; a defense-focused company with products that have commercial applications. We see tremendous potential in their technology for the security and surveillance industries.”