Funding award sees business grow ’60 per cent’ for East Yorkshire drone firm

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An East Yorkshire drone company received the Humber Regional Growth Fund earlier this year, resulting in a significant uptick in business.

Speaking to Business Live, Hornsea-based Dee4Drones founder Richard Dee said: “The business I would say has grown by about 60 per cent since I got the grant. It has been brilliant.”

The Business Live report detailed how Dee4Drones started after Dee saw a photography show at Birmingham’s NEC.

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Since then, he has photographed Europe’s largest industrial estate, which required over 5,000 aerial photographs to be taken.

The funding he used to buy new cameras and, most importantly, a new laptop. Dee said: “My old laptop was slowing me down, and when I go out and do shots of a quarry, I can easily come back with thousands of images, which was taking a long time to process.”

The report went on to detail how Dee also added another photography service this year, allowing restaurants to offer virtual tours on their websites.

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