New CEO for Starship Technologies

Delivery robot company Starship Technologies has announced the appointment of Lex Bayer as Chief Executive Officer.

Bayer joins Starship from Airbnb where he led the Business Development, Payments and Airbnb for Businesses functions of the company.

In a statement to Post&Parcel today (7 June), the company also reported that it has raised $25m (€21.4m) in additional seed funding in a round which included existing investors Matrix Partners and Morpheus Ventures. Additional investors include Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, Skype founding engineer Jaan Tallinn, and former chairman and CEO of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Gary Barber.

 

 

 

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Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor is the Editor of Triangle’s Mail & Express Review Magazine and the www.postandparcel.info portal. Ian has been a business journalist for almost 30 years, editing and writing for a wide range of magazines and newspapers with a particular focus on the transport and logistics industries.

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