Exyn is powered by a team of experts in autonomous systems, robotics, and industrial engineering, and has drawn talent from Penn’s world-renowned GRASP Laboratory as well as other storied research institutions.
With a breadth of experience from Boeing, Qualcomm, Magic Leap, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and United Technologies Research Center, altogether our technical team boasts an aggregate of over 76 years of post undergraduate experience, and includes multiple DARPA Urban Challenge veterans.Meet the Team
Founded by Nader Elm and Dr. Vijay Kumar as a spin out of The University of Pennsylvania's General Robotics, Automation, Sensing & Perception (GRASP) Lab
Exyn opens its first office at Pennovation. Inaugural flights of ExynAI begin.
First Autonomous GPS-denied flights with ExynAI. Expand offices to Venture F0rth (NE Philadelphia)
Launch of our first pilot project. Awarded Startup of the Year from Penn's Center for Innovation. Further office expansion to Washington Avenue in Philadelphia. Invited to fly the first ever aircraft inside the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
Exyn begins underground testing of ExynAI including demonstrations for SEPTA and Dundee Precious Metals. Joined Team PLUTO to compete in the DARPA SubT Challenge.
Raised $16+ million in Series A round, filed first round of patents with USPTO, and delivered the first set of Exyn A3R's to Dundee Precious Metals.
Exyn unveils its product line for the mining industry, the ExynAero and ExynPak