About Heart Aerospace AB
Heart Aerospace is an electric airplane company based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2018, the company is a spin-off from the Elise research program funded by the Swedish Government through the Swedish Innovation Agency Vinnova.
Heart participated in the Y combinator startup accelerator in 2019, and closed its seed round in 2019 with lead investments from EQT Ventures and Norrsken Foundation. Heart Aerospace is one of the founding members of the Nordic Network for Electric Aviation, together with airlines, airport operators and other stakeholders across the Nordic Countries.
Heart’s investors include Breakthrough Energy Ventures, EQT Ventures, European Investment Council, LowerCarbon Capital, Mesa Air Group Inc and United Airlines Ventures. Mesa and United have together placed purchase orders, subject to terms, for 200 aircraft with options for an additional 100 planes.
Today, Heart has 120 employees working at its offices and hangar at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden.