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Pudu Robotics introduced that it introduced in over $15 million in Sequence 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 consists of 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 business cleansing eventualities.
Lately, Pudu Robotics has been specializing in rising its impression globally. The corporate at present has a presence in 600 cities in additional than 60 nations and areas around the globe. The cumulative international shipments of all Pudu robots exceeds 56,000 models, with over 80% of gross sales at present 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 prospects, 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 images and videography studio in Italy.
In reality, 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 potential in 2023.
Pudu Robotics’ final funding spherical totaled $155 million and closed in August 2021. Buyers in that spherical included Meituan, Shenzhen Funding Holdings, Sierra Capital China and extra.