Zipline raises $250 million in new funding to fuel Africa, US activity

The world’s leading drone delivery specialist, Zipline, has announced a capital infusion of $250 million, which it will use to expand its booming activities in Africa and the US. The investment increases the total funds Zipline has raised to $486 million, and values the instant logistics company at $2.75 billion.

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Southern Nigerian state partners with Zipline for medical deliveries

We’re always happy to see news from Zipline. The organization saves lives every single day in Rwanda and Ghana, delivering critical medical supplies on demand to remote communities. And soon, that mission will expand to Nigeria’s Cross River State.

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Zipline: The future is autonomous

Zipline, the company that’s been flying automated medical delivery missions in Africa since 2016, believes fully automated drone fleets are the future. It made its case during a keynote presentation at the online XPONENTIAL conference, running today through Thursday.

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Kroger rolls out drone delivery trial

Retail giant Kroger has announced trial grocery deliveries by drones – a move that could revolutionize the way the 138-year-old company does business.

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Zipline, Toyota Tsusho Corporation announce strategic partnership

Zipline, a global leader in on-demand delivery of medical supplies that runs its system like an airline, has announced a partnership with Toyota Tsusho Corporation, a member of the Toyota Group. It means the Zipline model will be operating in Japan, delivering medical supplies to even remote parts of the country.

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Pea Ridge, Arkansas, gives drone deliveries the go-ahead

The city of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, has unanimously approved Walmart to begin delivery of health and wellness products using Zipline’s delivery drones. The two partnered last year but have been waiting for the go-ahead for the last few months.

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