Cowen’s Peter Finn on the state of investment into the robotics industry and the impact of inflation, higher interest rates, and other issues.
Starship Technologies raises $56M for delivery robots
The financing has been facilitated through a venture loan and is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).
ForwardX Robotics raises $31 Million for AMRs
ForwardX plans to use the new capital to accelerate its research and development timeline, increase its deployment capabilities in key markets.
Knightscope goes public, offering $40 million in stock
Knightscope, a company that creates autonomous security robots, offered four million shares at $10 a share.
Burro raises $10.9M Series A to accelerate agriculture robotics
Burro helps small farmers to automate the movement of items around a farm without a huge investment.
Keenon Robotics raises $200 million in Series D funding
The company is ready to scale its solutions into new regions, while continuing to grow the product line and innovation.
Zippedi closes $6.9M seed series funding round
Investment will enable Zippedi to expand its market into the U.S. to meet the market demand in both the Home Improvement and grocery sectors.
Scythe Robotics emerges from stealth to launch new autonomous mower
Scythe Robotics launches their first commercial, autonomous mower, to help improve productivity of landscapers.
ViaBot officially launches new parking lot sweeping solution
ViaBot announces today that they are officially launching the company and the ViaBot RUNO autonomous mobile robot.
ANYbotics Announces $22M Series A Funding
ANYbotics AG, a supplier of unique four-legged autonomous robots, announces the closing of its 22 million (USD) Series A financing round led by Swisscom Ventures. The funding will serve to accelerate the commercialization of its autonomous robots for industrial inspection applications.
Percepto Secures $45M Series B Funding
Percepto, pioneering autonomous inspection by industrial robotics, today announced a strategic investment of $45 million in Series B funding led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) to launch a transformative solution for remote, fully autonomous, asset monitoring, inspection and compliance of industrial sites. KDT is joined by new investors State of Mind Ventures, Atento Capital, Summit Peak Investments, Delek-US and existing investors U.S. Venture Partners, Spider Capital and Arkin Holdings, bringing the total investment in the company to $72.5 million.
Ware Robotics Flies High With $2.5M Seed Funding
Ware, a technology startup deploying autonomous drones for warehouse inventory counting, has closed $2.5 million in seed-round funding.
The funding will be used for building out the team to further Ware’s artificial intelligence capabilities and support customers as they deploy their technology.
Agility Robotics Deftly Grabs $20M Funding Round
Agility Robotics announces that they have closed a $20M funding round. The investment will enable the company to meet the growing demand for the unique robot.
MOV.AI Raises $4M Series A Funding
MOV.AI, a collaborative robotics software company, with roots in ROS development, raises $4M in Series A Funding.
Gaussian Robotics Secures $22M in Series B Funding
Gaussian Robotics, has raised 150 million yuan ($22 million) in its Series B+ financing round. Read more about this story.
Clearpath Robotics Adds $5M in Series C Funding
Clearpath Robotics added another $5M in investment to their series C round this week, with investment from McRock Capital.
Geek Plus Ready to Deploy RaaS with $200M Series C Funding
Geek Plus has closed the largest AMR industry funding round to date with a $200M series C round. Geek+ will use the funding to deploy a RaaS business model for its solutions.
SLAMcore Grabs $5M in Funding to Keep Up With Demand
UK based SLAMcore closes a $5M (USD) funding round to help it meet growing demand for AI based spatial and localization software solutions.
Fetch Robotics Completes Series C Funding Round of $46 million
Fetch Robotics Completes Series C Funding Round of $46 million and plans to expand sales and operations worldwide.
6 River Systems Raises $25M Series B Funding Round Led by Menlo Ventures
6 River Systems Raises $25M Series B Funding Round Led by Menlo Ventures Adds New Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Upgrades to Enhance Fulfillment Solutions and Mobile Collaborative Robot Capabilities BOSTON — April 4, 2018 —6 River Systems, Inc. (“6RS”) the world’s first and only collaborative fulfillment solution, today announced a $25M Series B round…
Cobalt Robotics closes $13 Million in series A funding
Cobalt Robotics, a Palo Alto, California-based developer of indoor robots for security, raised $13m in Series A financing last week. The round was led by Sequoia with participation from Founders Fund, Storm Ventures, Promus Ventures and Bloomberg Beta, and others. In conjunction with the funding, Alfred Lin, a partner at Sequoia, joined Cobalt’s board of…