Startup Space Winner TRAXyL CEO Finds the Road to Connectivity

Via SatelliteMay 2020 TRAXyL is not technically a satellite or New Space entrant, but CEO Daniel Turner’s pitch was so strong and so persuasive that he won the grand prize at the 4th annual Startup Space entrepreneur pitch contest at SATELLITE 2020. Tuner showcased a fiber deployment solution and business model that derives extreme cost […]

The Automated Fiber-Planting Tractor that won Startup Space

Via SatelliteApril 27, 2020 On Orbit caught up with Startup Space-winner Daniel Turner, CEO and Co-Founder of TRAXyL. In this episode, Daniel shared the company’s origins, how he and his partner came up with the idea of using an automated tractor, and how technologies like FiberTRAXtor can benefit the satellite and space sectors and, hopefully […]

D.C. Telecom Company Raising $3M to Bridge the Digital Divide

Washington Business JournalJuly 5, 2018 Health care, particularly for telemedicine, and education are among the industries hungry for greater connectivity, according to Turner. The Traxyl team’s answer? Taking the optical fibers bundled inside of cables, laying them directly onto paved roads and encasing them in protective coating. The process is intended to build these networks […]

Washington, DC-based MindShare Selects Daniel Turner of TRAXyL for its 2018 Membership Class

Daniel Turner, CEO

March 6, 2018Warrenton, VA Founded in 1997, MindShare handpicks CEOs every year from the area’s hottest emerging growth companies to come together in a private, intimate setting. Its mission is to help CEOs build long-term, sustainable companies by creating opportunities for growth, building a sense of community, and fostering teamwork in a collegial environment. ‘We […]

Tech Startup Building Broadband on Road Surfaces

Bloomberg BNAJuly 11, 2017 According to the company, its FiberTRAX technique is faster and easier to install, less costly, and poses minimal disruptions. TRAXyL has already installed FiberTRAX in Stillwater, OK to connect the city’s traffic control center to the network. The company is awaiting approvals for proposed pilot programs in Baltimore, MD and Fauquier […]

A Sticky Solution to Building Broadband Infrastructure?

Fauquier TimesApril 12, 2017 Traxyl installed the fiber along the driveway leading to the town of Warrenton’s public utility building off Falmouth Street. The town is interested in ways to bring broadband service to underserved areas, as is Fauquier County. Traxyl’s sticky method came up during a chat that led to an “aha!” moment. “Dan’s […]