Flyby, UAE’s smart delivery box startup, raises $1m in a seed round

Flyby, UAE’s smart delivery box startup, raises $1m in a seed round

Flyby, a Dubai-based smart delivery box and mobile digital out-of-home (OOH) advertising startup, raised $1 million in a seed round led by FHS Capital, and VN2 Capital.

The startup will use the funds from the seed round to roll out a series of smart delivery boxes across Dubai, and launch a fleet of Flyby smart delivery boxes in Dubai, along with scaling and further development of the technology.

“This investment signals that Flyby could positively disrupt a rapidly expanding sector. It’s a significant milestone on our ambitious journey, a vote of confidence to get our Flyby boxes on the streets of Dubai,” Saher Khattab, Flyby’s official representative, said.

Flyby was founded in 2019 with the goal to make the roads safer with its advanced smart delivery box. The box has the ability to independently track rider behavior, addressing the road safety challenges of motorbike delivery riders. The startup is expected to be operational on the streets of Dubai in the first quarter of 2023.

Restaurants and fleet operators in the food delivery ecosystem can also utilize the smart delivery box by turning the box on the back of every delivery bike into a mobile digital ad space.

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