Hyvion Fuels Drone Trade-In Across North America


Phobio, a premier trade-in service provider for iconic consumer brands, partnered with Hyvion to build a new business category for the organization by adding drones to their trade-in capabilities. The partnership has merged Hyvion’s expert knowledge in the unmanned aircraft space with Phobio’s trade-processing and ReCommerce disposition strategies.


Founded in 2010, Phobio builds simple trade-in solutions that marry cutting-edge technology with

thoughtful design and an obsession to deliver delightful customer experiences. Whether businesses seek to drive new devices sales, or offer green-friendly services to attract customers, Phobio's trade-in programs help engage meaningfully with customers and deliver value.


Phobio’s CEO and Co-Founder Stephen Wakeling said, “Expanding the industries and products we handle, and offering new kinds of companies the opportunity to build a trade-in program, is a key goal for Phobio, and our partnership is a terrific start.”

“Expanding the industries and products we handle, and offering new kinds of companies the opportunity to build a trade-in program, is a key goal for Phobio, and our partnership is a terrific start.”

After careful consideration and consultation from Hyvion’s team, Phobio will handle trade-ins for a variety of consumer drones. These include DJI’s Phantom, Mavic, and Inspire series, as well as Autel Robotics Evo 1 and 2. The models will continue to expand, and customers participating in the program will receive a credit for their traded-in device.


Phobio has a track record of working with the largest corporations in the world and has appeared in Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing private companies. It also has ranked as one of Georgia’s fastest growing companies coming in at number 5 in 2021 of the state's annual Fast 40 list.

"It’s our mission to create meaningful opportunities for our partners and provide the best avenues for growth."

Hyvion’s founder and CEO Zach Huffman stated, “It’s our mission to create meaningful opportunities for our partners and provide the best avenues for growth. This partnership has enabled us to merge our unmanned aircraft expertise with Phobio’s globally recognized trade-in programs.”


Hyvion offers software and drone solutions that enable brands to elevate their perspective. With a growing market network of pilots across the globe, Hyvion makes unmanned aircraft flight an opportunity without the hassle. If you have questions or would like to learn more about Hyvion, contact us here.