Diligent Robotics has raised more than $ 30 million in Series B funding for its medical support robot. Moxi.
The round was led by Tiger Global with participation from True Ventures, DNX Venture, Ubiquity Ventures, E14 Fund, Next Coast Ventures, Boom Capital, Gaingels and Cedars-Sinai Health Ventures. The beginning was associated with The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator board was announced in February 2021.
This investment is building on the area $ 10 million Series Round from March 2020, bringing its total to nearly $ 50 million.
Diligent’s flagship product, the Moxi robot, performs non -production tasks face patience for hospital staff, such as importing supplies from the central office, providing lab samples, providing personal protective equipment, administering medications, taking to the personalities of patients and the movement of light equipment between pieces.
Moxi features an “eye” with LED eye displays, control boxes and a robotic arm to help him navigate doors and elevators.
The startup plans to use the capital to improve their supply chain and design teams so they can quickly deploy Moxi robots. Diligent is investing in seamless integration with the hospital’s state -of -the -art technology, such as EHR and medical communication tools.
“We are proud to have the full support of our past publishers and welcome our new partners to join us during our Series B expansion,” he said. General Manager and co -founder Andrea Thomaz made a statement.
“This new round of funding will help us grow the industry to meet the growing demand for our healthcare service robots. Think of the tasks as the most important, patient care.”
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