Diligent Robotics, an Austin, Texas-based A.I. company building socially intelligent robots for the future of work, raised $10m in series A funding.
The round was led by DNX Ventures, with participation from existing investors True Ventures, Ubiquity Ventures and Next Coast Ventures; as well as E14 Fund, Promus Ventures, and Grit Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to scale their solution to a wider customer base as well as their continued investment in product strategy and development in both hardware and software.
Co-founded in 2017 by Andrea Thomaz (CEO) and Vivian Chu (CTO), Diligent is a social robotics company building a robot with social intelligence and mobile manipulation capabilities that helps healthcare staff in their work environments. Last year, the company launched hospital robot assistant named Moxi, designed to take some of the busywork off the hands of clinical staff, so they can spend more time focused on patient care.