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Diligent Robotics secures $10M in series A funding 

 March 31, 2020

By  Mike Oitzman

​March 25, 2019

Diligent Robotics today announces that they have secured $10M in series A funding in a round led by DNX Ventures.  ​Also participating in the ​round were True Ventures, Ubiquity Ventures, Next Coast Ventures, E14 Fund, Promus Ventures and Grit Ventures.

Diligent Robotics manufacturers an autonomous mobile robot which operates as a hospital assistant to the nursing staff. The robot includes an onboard collaborative robot arm and vision guidance to enable the robot to pick up and carry items.

Moxi Robot waist up

“We build artificial intelligence that enables service robots to collaborate with people and adapt to dynamic human environments,” Dr. Vivian Chu, cofounder and Chief Technology Officer of Diligent Robotics, said in a statement. “Diligent Robotics is delivering a new class of hospital service robots by building a solution that can autonomously navigate a hospital to perform collaborative tasks with nursing staff.”

Diligent Robotics was founded in 2017, and in 2018 began beta testing Moxi in four U.S. hospitals, where the company says it was successful. ​This round follows two prior seed rounds which totaled $5.1M (Crunchbase).

About the author 

Mike Oitzman

Mike Oitzman brings 25 years of product management and product marketing experience to the role of publisher and editor for Mobile Robot Guide. Mike is a respected expert in the mobile robot market and is a frequent panel leader and speaker at events and tradeshows.

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