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Sharing knowledge as an entrepreneur is key - regardless of what stage you are at in your journey. Startup Grind brings everyone together in a low-key environment where all ideas are welcome, you’re a part of the global startup community and you have the ability to connect and learn from several experienced entrepreneurs and experts in the scene.
This event, will feature Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana Technical Lead - Zipline International. He will be sharing his experience in business and skills - as well as the mindset - that are needed in setting up a transformative startup in a fast moving world.
A Silicon Valley based tech company that engages engineers with experience at companies like SpaceX, Boeing, NASA and Google to build and operates the world's only drone delivery system at national scale to send urgent medicine, such as blood and animal vaccines to those in need - no matter where they live.
We help make your time out of work more memorable and fun by creating an incredibly collaborative environment where you meet with like-minded people (founders, entrepreneurs, freelancers and business executives). Breaking through your limiting behaviors and building friendships that could last forever.
We also understand you want connect with prospective clients for business purposes, this is why we designed speed networking spaces and roundtables that will help you make the most of your investment worth while.
Zipline International Inc.
Abdoul Salam started from a humble beginning to become an expert engineer. He has helped build Zipline distribution center in Rwanda from technical support to team building and he is passionate about using engineering knowledge to find the simplest solution to the hardest community problems.
Abdoul has spent several years overseeing various operations as sales engineer, maintenance assistance and solar energy technician. During his university days, he worked on robotics related projects and the UHIRA Device (an irrigation device that collects data helping farmers to increase crop yield). He holds an advanced diploma in Renewable Energy and a B.Sc in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.
Abdoul Salam is currently the Technical Lead at Zipline International where he manages daily operations, ensuring safety practices and improving efficiency. Because of his expertise, he is one of the most prominent engineers offering training to Zipline engineers in the United States on drone maintenance.
He is a programming hobbyist building a mix of tools and toys like drones or face detection tools.
FreshBox Rwanda Ltd.