Nthis monthly column called “The deal tracker,” we look at major funding events that took place in China’s robotic sector the previous month and rank them in a chronological order.
In this monthly column called “The deal tracker,” we look at major funding events that took place in China’s robotic sector the previous month and rank them in a chronological order.
Although you may have come across separate news items about the deals previously, we decided that it may offer a panoramic view of the funding activities by presenting them in a roundup format.
|Date||Investee||Round of funding||Amount||Investors||Business scope|
|Strategic||Undisclosed||Pappas Capital and Yuhang Financial Holdings Group.||Exoskeleton|
|Angel||Tens of millions of yuan||Cowin Capital and SEE Fund||Unmanned helicopter|
|Series D||Hundreds of millions of yuan||Jinan Tongxin Weilai Venture Fund and Chongqing Nanbu Equity Fund||Robot and auto-grade lidar|
|Angel||Tens of millions of yuan||NBT Capital||Lawn mowing robot|
|Angel||Tens of millions of yuan||Tianjin Venture Capital and Innoangel Fund||Humanoid robot|
|Pre-Series A||Tens of millions of yuan||Bluebay Group, Zheng He Xiang and a former partner at Bain Capital||Brain-machine interface|
|Pre-Series A||Undisclosed||Kang Taijian of Anhui Xinbo Aluminum Co. Ltd||Flexible grinding robot|
|Angel||Tens of millions of yuan||Haiyi Investment||Cold chain storage forklift|
|pre-Series A||Nearly 200 million yuan||FreeS Fund, Stalagnate Capital, Future Capital and Kinzon Capital||Legged robot|
|Series C||Over 100 million yuan||Guangzhou Industrial Investment Holding Group and a CVC arm of Haier Group||Mobile inspection robot|
|Pre-Series A||Tens of millions of yuan||Honor Ventures, Winreal Investment and Oceanpine Capital||Commercial cleaning robot|
|Strategic||Undisclosed||China Co-Op.||Cold chain storage forklift|
|Angel||N/A||ZGC Group, Tsinghua EEI, Meituan and Yanyuan Fund||General-purpose robot|
|Series B||Tens of millions of yuan||Tiantu Capital, an unidentified local industrial fund and Cheetah Mobile||Last-mile delivery robot|
|Series A+||Tens of millions of yuan||Vision Plus Capital||Mobile robot staffing PV power stations|