March 30, 2020

Diligent Robotics- $10 Million

Austin, TX.  ; 03/23/2020

Amount Funded: $10 Million

Type: Series A

Lead Investor: DNX Ventures

Participating Investor(s): True Ventures, Ubiquity Ventures, Next Coast Ventures, Grit Ventures, E14 Fund, Promus Ventures

Company Description: “We’re an A.I. company creating robot assistants that help people with chores so people can focus on work they care most about. With a founding team of social robotics experts, our robots feature mobile manipulation, social intelligence and human-guided learning capabilities. Moxi is our hospital robot assistant that helps clinical staff with non-patient-facing tasks so they have more time for patient care.”

-From the website.

What funding will be used for:  Scale the business to serve more hospitals. 

Quotes:

“Now more than ever hospitals are under enormous stress, and the people bearing the most risk in this pandemic are the nurses and clinicians at the frontlines of patient care. Our mission with Moxi has always been focused on relieving tasks from nurses, giving them more time to focus on patients, and today that mission has a newfound meaning and purpose. Time and again, we hear from our hospital partners that Moxi not only returns time back to their day but also brings a smile to their face. “

-Andrea Thomaz, CEO/Co-Founder, Diligent Robotics

Note: Q. Motiwala, managing director at DNX, joins Diligent Robotics board of directors. 

Featured image credit: co-founders Andrea Thomaz and Vivian Chu, by Diligent Robotics.

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