San Fransisco primarily based meals supply firm, DoorDash has acquired Scotty Labs, an organization co-founded by a Nigerian Tobenna Arodiogbu.
Scotty Labs is targeted on creating autonomous and remote-controlled automobile tech. Tobenna and his pal from Pakistan, Usman Ghani, who each emigrated to the US the identical 12 months, co-founded the corporate.
Asserting the acquisition in a Medium submit, Tobenna, who can also be Scotty Labs’ CEO stated that the corporate’s “core belief” was that “autonomy and remote assistance will be the future of logistics”
Giving a short historical past of Scotty Labs, Tobenna stated;
“12 years ago, a Nigerian and a Pakistani immigrated to the United States. A decade later, they founded a company in Silicon Valley, backed by some of the most iconic investors in the country, and went on to recruit a diverse team that hailed from places like Russia, Nigeria, India, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Brooklyn, and Boston”
He additionally spoke about his group and their achievements:
“Our team had seven PHD’s with prior research in everything from Electrical Engineering to Quantum Physics. Our people had also worked at companies like Apple, SRI International, Cruise Automation, Google, NASA and more. Our team worked tirelessly and effectively, and showed more heart than I have ever seen (and I have worked with some deeply passionate teams in the past) and we could not have had this incredible outcome without the efforts of every single member of our team (thank you!)”
Photograph Credit score: Medium – Tobenna Arodiogbu