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Grant Jordan

SKYSAFE INC.

CEO: Grant Jordan

Revenue: The company recently received a 12-month, $1.5 million Defense Department contract

No. of local employees: 15

Investors: Grant Jordan and three co-founders; Andreessen Horowitz and 10 other venture investors

Headquarters: North Park

Year founded: 2015

What makes the company innovative: SkySafe’s radio control technology can take control of drones that are deemed dangerous, and make them drop out of the sky or land where directed

— It’s now common to hear about small quadcopters nearly colliding with commercial airliners...