Collison brothers lend backing to drone start-up Manna Aero

The billionaire siblings, who are behind the Stripe payments system, have invested in the start-up founded by Bobby Healy

The only thing better than an endorsement from a fellow founder is an endorsement from the biggest fellow founders on the planet right now: Thanks to John and Patrick Collison for your investment in @MannaAero – means a lot,” Healy tweeted

The billionaire Collison brothers have backed Irish drone delivery start-up Manna Aero, according to its founder Bobby Healy.

The start-up has been trialling its service in Oranmore, Co Galway, in recent months and has applied for a licence to operate under new EU drone regulations, which came into force last month.

Manna was the first company to apply to the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) for such a licence which would give it access to all ...