Lafayette Drone Company Helping to Move Local Industries Into a New Age
Dacoda Bartels' dexterity in pursuing business opportunities is as impressive as his nimble manipulation of helicopters and drones.
At just 30, Bartels has already sold part of his company — Aerobotics Energy Group LLC, which operates unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) — to a world-class group of companies headed by the Chouest family.
Bartels is now looking at unlimited possibilities as part of a Louisiana-based conglomerate. Seeing him through the recent accomplishments were the accommodations and resources at the Opportunity Machine, Lafayette's premier technology incubator. Bartels and his company will graduate