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Flirtey Develops Unmanned Drones to Deliver College Textbooks

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Ahmed Haider is the founder and director of Zookal, an Australian textbook rental company, who recently started Flirtey, an e-commerce delivery service using unmanned ariel vehicles. The two companies are planning to work in tandem -- with the collective goal of markedly shaving Zookal’s shipping costs. If successful, Flirtey might be one of the first companies to prove the value behind privately owned drones.

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Adam Toren is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com. He is co-author, with his brother Matthew, of Kidpreneurs and Small Business, BIG Vision: Lessons on How to Dominate Your Market from Self-Made Entrepreneurs Who Did it Right (Wiley). He's based in Phoenix, Ariz.

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