Kebotix, a Cambridge, Mass.-based AI and robotics tech company, came out of stealth mode with a $5m seed funding.
The round was led by One Way Ventures, with participation from Baidu Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Embark Ventures, Propagator Ventures and WorldQuant Ventures.
Founded in 2017 by Dr. Jill S. Becker, CEO, Kebotix uses artificial intelligence and robotic automation technology developed at Harvard University to accelerate the exploration, discovery, use and production of new molecules and materials that can solve some of the world’s most urgent problems.
The company’s founding team also includes:
- Alán Aspuru-Guzik, chief visionary officer
- Christoph Kreisbeck, , chief product officer,
- Dennis Sheberla, chief technology officer, and
- Semion Saikin, , chief science officer.