NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A group of students at Yale University has set up a drone delivery service on campus.
Kiki Air promises to deliver candy, snacks and other small items to students using their new app. The service is currently being tested using a small group of students. Developers say the users order items from their phones and receive them at one of several drop locations around campus in a padded envelope attached to a drone.
The startup won a $150,000 grant from Y Combinator, a California-based investor. The company’s founder, senior Jason Lu, says his company grew from a class project.