Tech companies large and small have tried to improve the meeting process. (I’m a fan of Doodle, myself.) Now Y combinator-backed startup Meetingbird has taken a stab at it with Meetingbird Meet.
If you are really really lazy, or need a fancy hobby at home, this is it! Just check it out. They already gathered $305,984 which equals 3060% of their $10,000 fixed goal!
The company came out of stealth in May 2016, revealing its plan to develop self-driving technology for semi-trucks. In August Uber purchased the company and all-star team to help expand its autonomous efforts. Then in October an Otto-powered truck made its first delivery, hauling 50,000 Budweiser cans from Fort Collins, Colo., to Colorado Springs.
The company was co-founded by former Google engineers, other engineers at Otto have worked at Tesla, Apple and Google.
Otto focuses on self-driving technology that could be fitted into trucks that are already on the road now. In other words, Otto doesn’t want to develop its own self-driving vehicles — the startup chose to focus on some sort of self-driving kit instead.