By Ebimo Amungo
Aichatou Sar Evans, the Senegalese-born CEO of Zoots has been given a $3.4 million bonus to remain in the firm as Jeff Bezo’s Amazon lunches a $100 M bid to retain talent at its new acquisition. Zoox is the the autonomous self-driving technology startup that was recently acquired by Amazon $1.2 billion.
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by Avalon Pernell | UrbanGeek
E-commerce giant Amazon has reportedly forked out more than $1.2 billion to buy the self-driving startup Zoox which is has by Senegalese-born Aichatou Sar Evans as its CEO
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Last September, news of a young Nigerian robotics engineer, Silas Adekunle, who had just inked a deal with Apple hit the airwaves after he developed “MekaMon” the worlds first gaming robot. The deal reportedly made him one of the highest paid robotics engineers in the world. But even before he hit the limelight with that report, Forbes had noted his potential in the 30 under 30 list for European Technology. This report by Parmy Olson introduced the Nigerian prodigy to the world. Continue reading “Meet The Young Nigerian Robotics Entrepreneur Who Got A Dream Deal With Apple”