• Blackbird wins at Velocity Fall 2023 Pitch Competition Finals!

    Yesterday was a big day for the Blackbird project at the Velocity Pitch Competition Finals! The Blackbird project, pitched by co-founder Robert Chlumsky, was selected as one of the four winners of the pitch competition and award $5K in funding from Velocity. The competition format included a three minute pitch followed by three minutes of…Read…

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  • Advanced Raven Course – Save the date!

    New Advanced Raven course offering – save the date! We will be offering an Advanced Raven Training course virtually, from Feb 21-23 2024. The course will cover topics for more advanced users, including: – Rapid Raven model development– BasinMaker for delineation inputs– Gridded data and NetCDF handling– Latest reservoir management schemes– and much more! More…Read…

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  • Mapping the future of flood response

    Founder Robert Chlumsky was recently featured in the Report on Giving from the University of Waterloo, which was included in today’s Daily Bulletin! In this interview, Rob discusses receiving the Jain Family Award for Entrepreneurship, what it means to him, and why working on Blackbird for flood mapping is so exciting. Read the post and…Read…

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