Ahti is the CEO, CTO and co-founder in Starship Technologies, a startup that intends to disrupt last-mile delivery by introducing self-driving local delivery robots.
He is also a co-owner in Ambient Sound Investments, a private investment vehicle launched by Estonian Skype co-founders.Ahti conducts technical reviews of all ASI's potential investments. His experience and knowledge as a system architect is invaluable in assessing and managing ASI's portfolio companies.
Ahti picked up programming at the early age of ten, his fascination with all things technical resulting in him being the lead technical architect at Skype. Ahti has also worked on artificial intelligence, 3D graphics engines, signal processing, and building mobile phones.
Out of the office, Ahti dons his running gear to enjoy orienteering and adventure racing events, where navigation is his strong-point.
Co-Founder, CEO, & CTO
2008 - Current (almost 9 years)
Nov, 2005 - Current (almost 11 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
|Dec, 2014||Swap.com (Netcycler Inc.)||$4M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2014||Fleep||€360k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2014||VitalFields||€500k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2013||Weekdone||$200k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2011||Weekdone||$90k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2011||Talentag||$70k / Angel||Personal Investment|
Degree, Physics1990 - 1991
|Oct 13, 2016||PC World - Autonomous delivery bots will soon stroll the streets of Washington D.C.|
|Jul 8, 2016||Internet Retailing - Delivery robots take to the streets of London|
|Jul 7, 2016||CIO New Zealand - Robots go the extra mile to deliver restaurant orders|
|Jul 7, 2016||CIO Australia - Robots go the extra mile to deliver restaurant orders|
|Jul 7, 2016||TechWorld (AU) - Robots go the extra mile to deliver restaurant orders|
|Jul 6, 2016||IT World - Robots go the extra mile to deliver restaurant orders|
|Jul 6, 2016||PC World - Robots go the extra mile to deliver restaurant orders|
|Jul 6, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Just Eat is going to start delivering takeaways with robots|