Moonware closes $7m seed round


AI powered ground traffic control platform Moonware has just closed a seed round worth $7m.

The new funding, co-led by Third Prime and Zero Infinity Partners, with participation from The House Fund and Lorimer Ventures, follows the startup’s first product launches at with British Airways at JFK and AeroCharter at LAX. 

Javier Vidal, CEO of Moonware, said: “Aviation ground operations stand at a critical juncture for necessary technological transformation, with Moonware leading the charge. This new funding round serves as great validation of our vision to modernise the sector and allows us to catalyse a new era of efficiency and innovation for the industry.”

Moonware’s platform, aka HALO, seeks to offer a solution to widespread disruptions in aviation caused by delays, cancellations and logistical challenges. The software consolidates various aspects of ground operations into one platform, increasing awareness and operational efficiency on the ramp. 

Mike Kim, general partner at Third Prime said: “We’re excited to continue partnering with Moonware, a burgeoning leader in aviation Technology. This capital infusion sets up the stage for transformative growth, reshaping aviation standards and driving transformation across industries embracing digital evolution.”

Saunon Malekshahi, Moonware’s chief technology officer added: “We’re humbled by the support from our incredible team, investors, and customers in getting to this point. We anticipate high growth in the coming years, and this fundraise will serve Moonware to scale globally across a wide range of deployments.”