Guidewheel Adds $9M in Series A-1 Funding


Guidewheel, a San Francisco, CA-based FactoryOps platform, raised $9M in Series A-1 funding.

The round was led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to reach more manufacturers.

Led by CEO Lauren Dunford, Guidewheel is a FactoryOps platform whose plug-and-play technology empowers factories to reach sustainable peak performance. The solution clips onto the electrical draw of any machine to turn its real-time “heartbeat” into a connected, active learning software system that empowers teams to reduce lost production time, increase efficiency, and improve performance over time.

The company works with 100+ manufacturers across seven countries.