Iris Automation Picks Up $1.5M

San Francisco-based Iris Automation, a developer of vision-based collision avoidance systems for the unmanned aircraft market, disclosed on Wednesday that it has raised $1.5M in a funding round. The funding came from Bee Partners along with Social+Capital, GGV Capital, Liquid 2, plus angels. Iris Automation's founders are Alexander Harmsen (CEO) and James Howard (CTO).