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Pudu Robotics introduced that it introduced in over $15 million in Collection C3 funding. The spherical was completely invested by Puhua Capital, with Taihecap persevering with to function the unique monetary advisor.
Pudu Robotics’ present lineup of robots contains the PuduBot, PuduBot 2, BellaBot, KettyBot, HolaBot and SwiftBot, that are all for indoor deliveries, the Flashbot for outside deliveries, PUDU CC1 and PUDU SH1 for cleansing and its disinfection robotic the Puductor 2.
The corporate plans to make use of the newest spherical of funding to construct a brand new manufacturing base, increasing its manufacturing capability. Pudu Robotics additionally hopes to develop extra merchandise for industrial cleansing eventualities.
Lately, Pudu Robotics has been specializing in rising its influence globally. The corporate at the moment has a presence in 600 cities in additional than 60 nations and areas world wide. The cumulative international shipments of all Pudu robots exceeds 56,000 items, with over 80% of gross sales at the moment coming from abroad markets.
To get its robots into extra industries, Pudu has partnered with many well-known manufacturers, together with McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Carrefour, Merriott, Hilton, Shell plc, MediaMarkt and Accenture. Pudu’s robots are at work in catering companies, inns, buying malls, comfort shops and workplace buildings.
In Poland, Shell is utilizing the BellaBot and KettyBot to greet clients, inform them of promotional campaigns and help with order supply in its automated service station. In the meantime, within the Netherlands, the corporate’s robots are at work in Media Market, a European electronics retailer. It has robots in McDonald’s in Slovenia, Nevins Newfield Inn in Eire and in a pictures and videography studio in Italy.
In truth, in August, the corporate introduced that its service robots are being utilized in over 50 companies and types throughout Europe. Pudu hopes to proceed this technique of getting its robots into as many industries as doable in 2023.
Pudu Robotics’ final funding spherical totaled $155 million and closed in August 2021. Traders in that spherical included Meituan, Shenzhen Funding Holdings, Sierra Capital China and extra.