A revolution in local delivery.

We believe our robots will revolutionise food and package deliveries, offering people convenient new services that improve everyday life. Our proven ability to harness technology combined with our experience providing services to millions of people make this a reality.

Launched in 2014 by Skype co-founders, Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, Starship Technologies today operates in several cities across the world. Our business headquarters are in San Francisco with our main engineering office in Estonia.

Facts and Figures

  • Jul 2014

    • Company founded

  • Aug 2014

    • First robot prototype created

  • Nov 2015

    • Launch out of stealth

  • Jun 2016

    • 5,000km of driving

  • Aug 2016

    • One million people encountered

  • Jan 2017

    • Starship announces $17.2m in funding

  • May 2017

    • 50,000km of driving

  • August 2017

    • 100 cities tested in

  • September 2017

    • Twelve million people encountered

  • October 2017

    • 100,000km of driving

  • April 2018

    • Service launched in Milton Keynes

  • June 2018

    • Starship announces $25m in funding and new CEO, Lex Bayer

  • January 2019

    • Service launched at George Mason University campus

  • March 2019

    • Service launched at Northern Arizona University

  • April 2019

    • 50,000 deliveries completed

  • August 2019

    • Starship announces $40m in funding

  • August 2019

    • 100,000 deliveries completed

  • September 2019

    • Service launched at Purdue University

  • October 2019

    • Service launched at Wisconsin Madison University

  • October 2019

    • Service launched at University of Houston

  • November 2019

    • Five million road crossings completed

  • December 2019

    • Service launched at UT Dallas

  • January 2020

    • Service launched at University of Mississippi

  • March 2020

    • Six new cities launched

  • March 2020

    • Service launched at Bowling Green University

  • April 2020

    • Service launched in Mountain View 2020

  • August 2020

    • 500,000 deliveries completed

  • August 2020

    • Service launched at Arizona State University

  • August 2020

    • Service launched at James Madison University

  • August 2020

    • Service launched at Georgia Southern University

  • September 2020

    • Service launched in Modesto, CA

Key People

  • Lex Bayer

    CEO

  • Janus Friis

    Co-founder

  • Ahti Heinla

    Co-founder, CTO

  • Lauri Väin

    VP of Engineering

  • Phillip Lindberg

    VP of Product

  • Ryan Tuohy

    SVP Business Development