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Starting A Drone Pilot School from the Ground Up: Abby Speicher, CEO of DARTdrones

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Abby Speicher is the founder CEO and Co-founder of DARTdrones, a FAA certified UAV drone pilot school. Growing up in an entrepreneurial family, Abby Speicher always had a natural talent for starting companies. After winning a business competition in Babson College, she was able to kickstart a drone flying school with the help of her other co-founders. 

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In this interview, we chat about how Abby got interested in starting a drone flight school business, the challenges she faced, and what she is looking forward to in the future.




Quote of the Day

Live well, laugh often, love much. Unknown

3 Lessons from Interview

  1. Her work on helping women in Ghana create purses to sell in the United States

  2. How to get the ball rolling as an entrepreneur

  3. How Abby was able to get DARTdrones to be certified by the FAA

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Intellignet Entrepreneur

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Getting to Know Abby Speicher

What is a helpful resource for you?

Slack, is an app that allows you to have conversations with employees and helps Abby’s team be virtual during the weekends.

Who is a helpful person that helped you on your journey?

Her dad is the third co-founder of DARTdrones and has helped the team think big and work towards their dream.

What is your purpose on this planet?

She believes her purpose is to spend time with her family and be happy with the people in her life. It’s not always about having a high paying job, but finding something that you love doing everyday.

How to connect with Abby?

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