Starship Technologies sounds like something directly out of a science-fiction film, but in fact it’s a company launched in 2014 by Skype co-founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, that aims to revolutionize and simplify local delivery with their high-tech courier robot. With drones, driverless cars, and unmanned vehicles being all the rage in the tech world, Starship Technologies seeks to bring something different to the table: ground-bound autonomous bots that can bring you what you need, when you need it.

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