Shenzhen AKA Robotics Technology Co. (‘AKA Robotics’), a leading intelligent special robot company, recently completed its Series A financing round, which was led by Legend Capital.
This round of funds will be used to invest in R&D and accelerate its market expansion of the special robotic series products and its overseas market layout, with the mission of ‘cleaning the world’, and ‘safe operation’.
AKA Robotics was established in 2017 and has grown into an enterprise that provides intelligent special robots and comprehensive green solutions for rust removal, cleaning, spraying, polishing, and the inspection of large steel-structure facades. Its robot products have been widely used in ships, petrochemicals, wind power, and other industries.
The founding team of AKA Robotics was formed by experts in the field of robotics, coming from Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The founder of AKA Robotics is a key technical talent of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the chief scientist of key R&D projects of the Ministry of Science and Technology, a doctoral supervisor, and a professor-level senior engineer with profound experience in technology R&D and operation management. AKA Robotics has obtained nearly 100 patents and software copyrights in the fields of core technologies, including wall-climbing robots, intelligent control algorithms, controllers, ultrahigh pressure water jet technology, and machine vision.
Raymond CHEN, Co-Chief Investment Officer of Legend Capital, said: ” Legend Capital continues to pay attention to the investment opportunities in the field of robots. At present, the application of special robots in ships, petrochemicals, wind power, and other industries is facing an inflection point. With the ability to reduce manual work in harsh environments, the robots will play a greater role in industrial production and social life with broad market space.
The AKA Robotics team is modest and pragmatic and has been concentrating on polishing products for many years. AKA Robotics has taken the lead in forming large-scale applications in ships and is a leading enterprise in special robots. Legend Capital is very honoured to lead this round of financing, and we look forward to AKA Robotics making more breakthroughs in technology, products, and commercialisation in the future. At the same time, Legend Capital will continue to support AKA Robotics in growing into a global and platform-based special robot company by providing more proactive value-added services.”
Plus, IoT Insider’s sister publication Electronic Specifier has more at its Robotics industries page.