Anand Mahindra Backs Robotics Startup Genrobotics as the Latter Ramps up its Fight Against Manual Scavenging
October 7, 2020 | technology | No Comments
Genrobotics has raised INR 2.5 crore in Pre Series A funding round from Unicorn India Ventures, Anand Mahindra and SEA
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Robotics startup Genrobotics on Wednesday said it has raised INR 2.5 crore in Pre Series A funding round led by the company’s existing investor Unicorn India Ventures.
Billionaire businessman Anand Mahindra and SEA are the new investors who participated in the round.
Death of three people in Calicut, Kerala due to asphyxiation inside a manhole led the foundation of Genrobotics in 2016, when the company’s founders Vimal Govind, Rashid K, Arun George and Nikhil NP were still in college. Over the next year, the quartet built Bandicoot, a robotic machine engineered to clean any type of sewer manholes, to eradicate