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Starsky Robotics

Founders: Stefan Seltz-Axmacher (CEO), Kartik Tiwari
Headquarters: San Francisco
Industries: Transportation and logistics, robotics

Pictured above (from left to right): Stefan Seltz-Axmacher, Kartik Tiwari

A Starsky Robotics self-driving truck
Starsky Robotics

Starsky Robotics is a driverless truck company, working to make trucks autonomous on the highway, then remote-controlled by a driver for the first and last mile of their journeys. Top investors include Y Combinator, former Y Combinator president Sam Altman and several VC firms specializing in autonomous vehicles, transportation and logistics.