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Crescent Unmanned Systems LLC

Crescent produces small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) with surveillance capabilities for law enforcement, military, and commercial needs.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Crescent’s Bravo series of quadrotor unmanned vehicles are small, versatile platforms that can perform numerous law enforcement and military applications in addition to civilian aerial photography and videography functions. Bravo can be equipped with various payloads including still/video cameras and are capable of semi-autonomous GPS navigation. The Bravo-100 can fly up to 100mph outside yet still enter buildings and navigate confined spaces.


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    Charles Easterling

    Began developing UAV platforms and creating affordable unmanned aerial systems technology after spending a decade in the communications and digital imagery field in New Orleans, Louisiana. Beginning in documentary film production and after a successful career as a photojournalist, he began to explore civilian aerial photography, leading to further investigation into other market needs in unmanned systems technologies for additional applications,

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    Aaron Grant

    Aaron Grant studied at Tulane University with expertise in finance, administration, and public relations. His work in unmanned aerial vehicles sprung from his experiences as a Search and Rescue Medic in the US Air Force Auxiliary. Mr. Grant is a First Lieutenant, certified EMT-B, and received training from the FEMA in the National Incident Command Structure and Management.

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    Jonathan Brown
    Director of Sales

    Studied at The University of New Orleans before starting his career in clothing as a salesman for a startup sportswear manufacturer, Jensen Smith, working his way up to become President of the company taking it to almost $2MM/year in revenue. He left to become Sales Director with Simply CT, a startup computer telephony integration company, until they were acquired to go public. Jonathan became a policeman with NOPD during Hurricane Katrina.

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    Mark Goodman
    Director of Finance

    He has served as the CIO of a startup computer integration company and as Director of Marketing for Progressive Telecommunications, a publicly traded telecom services (CLEC) corporation in Florida. Mark was instrumental as part of the top management team for company acquisitions, financial planning, and the process of the public offering. He raised over $12MM for startup companies and has extensive business-building and financial experience.


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    Zachary Kupperman of Steeg Law Firm LLC

Previous Investors

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    Executive Team, Friends & Family
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