Google fellow benefactor Larry Page is supporting two new businesses that are taking a shot at flying autos, including subsidizing one of them with more than $100 million in this way, Bloomberg said on Thursday, refering to sources.
Zee.Aero, into which Page has poured more than $100 million since it began in 2010, conducts experimental runs of its model at an air terminal shed in Hollister, California, Bloomberg said.
The start-up has an assembling office on NASA’s examination focus at the edge of Mountain View, the news organization said.
Since a year ago, Page has likewise been financing another start-up, Kitty Hawk, that is taking a shot at a comparative contending model, Bloomberg said.
Kitty Hawk, which utilizes around twelve designers and has its base camp about a large portion of a mile far from Zee.Aero, is chipping away at “something that looks like a goliath variant of a quadcopter ramble”, as indicated by Bloomberg.
Page, who is alluded to as the person upstairs (‘GUS’) by Zee.Aero representatives, requested his association in the start-up ought to stay concealed, Bloomberg said.
Page, Zee.Aero and Kitty Hawk couldn’t be come to promptly for a remark.