Movia Robotics, a Bristol, Conn.-based collaborative robotics company building systems and software to help children with autism and robots to work together, held the first closing in its $5m seed funding.
The round was led by by ZFC Capital Partners II, L.P., a fund managed by Clean Feet Investors II GP.
The company will use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.
Led by Jean-Pierre Bolat, CEO, Movia provides a Robot-Assisted Instruction (RAI) System for autism. With a process of consistent lesson delivery with curriculum developed by teachers in association with therapists and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) professionals, the company’s technology enhances communication, social interactions and executive brain functions which allows families with children on the autism spectrum.