Meet two competitors in the fast-growing drone delivery space who are moving to market even faster than Amazon. com, Inc. or Alphabet Inc.
IPO Edge Editor-in-Chief John Jannarone hosted a fireside chat on Wednesday, July 13th at 9am ET as part of ICR’s Robotics Series featuring Yariv Bash, Co-Founder and CEO of Flytrex, and Bobby Healy, CEO and Founder of Manna. A moderated live event, the session lasted approximately 60 minutes including a Q&A with the audience.
Messrs. Bash and Healy discussed:
- Currently active operations in the U.S and Ireland
- Very high participation rates by residents in first service areas
- Regulatory approval process
- Advantages of drone vs. human delivery in both cost and safety
- Drone delivery of food, beverages, other grocery items and medicine
- Simplicity of drones for grocery delivery vs. eVTOLs human transport
Flytrex is the leading business-to-consumer autonomous delivery service that lets retailers and quick-service restaurants (QSRs) better serve customers in suburban areas by offering unmatched delivery costs, ultra-fast delivery and greater reach than ever before. Utilizing its commercial-aviation grade drones and cloud systems, Flytrex’s service is safe, swift and sustainable. Flytrex, a participant in the FAA’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP) and its successor, the BEYOND program, is ushering in a new era of on-demand delivery.
Manna designs, builds, and operates drones so users can get magical delivery from the sky in under 5 minutes. Our service enables local businesses to reach more customers than ever before with unbelievably fast, high-quality delivery. For communities, our system reduces both environmental impact and traffic congestion versus typical road-based deliveries.
John Jannarone, Editor-in-Chief