Outrider Gets $53 Million to Automate Truck Yards

Technology company Outrider closed out an early stage of financing with $53 million to automate truck yards, the company announced Feb. 19. The Golden, Colo.-based company also announced the initial pilot deployment of its autonomous system. Outrider CEO Andrew Smith explained the decision to focus on distribution yards stems from how important yet inefficient they […]

Release: Sight Diagnostics Raises $71M

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Sight Diagnostics Raises $71M To Accelerate Global Expansion of its FDA 510(k) Cleared, CE Marked Finger-prick Blood Analyzer. The investment from Koch Disruptive Technologies, Longliv Ventures, a member of the CK Hutchison Holdings and OurCrowd will fuel Sight’s R&D into the automated identification and detection of diseases Tel Aviv, Israel (August 5, 2020) ​- ​Sight […]

Chase Koch Interview with Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Koch Disruptive Technologies: Who They Are and Why They’ve Invested Hundreds of Millions in Focused Ultrasound Approximately two years ago, a pivotal milestone in the evolution of focused ultrasound occurred when Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the venture capital arm of Koch Industries, began investing in the technology. The involvement of KDT was like an IV infusion of […]

MedCity News: Insightec raises $150M for incisionless surgery

Insightec, a company making an ultrasound device that can be used to treat essential tremor, raised $150 million. The company now has a post-money valuation of $1.3 billion. After it received expanded FDA approval for an incisionless surgical device, Insightec raised new funding that valued the company above $1 billion. The company closed a $150 […]

Turn up the metal. Our latest investment gets disruptive.

Byron Knight, managing director of Koch Disruptive Technologies, shares why 3D metal printing creates countless possibilities for manufacturing and society at-large. Our CEO, Charles Koch, often says “the future is unknowable, but it’s not unimaginable.” So imagine being able to run an auto parts store without a warehouse full of inventory – because you can “print” […]

“At a Critical Juncture,” Desktop Metal Gets $160M From Koch Fund

Desktop Metal, a metal 3D-printing company, has raised $160 million in a funding round led by the technology arm of Koch Industries, the multinational industrial conglomerate owned by billionaire philanthropists and right-leaning political donors Charles and David Koch. With the Series E funding from Koch Disruptive Technologies and other investors, Burlington, MA-based Desktop Metal says […]

Insightec raises $150m to support treatment of movement disorders

Israel-based medical technology company Insightec has signed a definitive agreement for funding of about $150m to support continued research to evaluate focused ultrasound for the treatment of certain movement disorders. Series F financing at a post-money valuation of $1.3bn is led by Koch Industries’ subsidiary Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), which has committed to invest $100m at […]

Koch Industries Backs Medical Device Company InSightec in Series F Round

Koch Disruptive Technologies, the venture capital arm of Koch Industries, has committed to investing up to $150 million in Insightec according to a post-money valuation of $1.3 billion Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the venture capital arm of Koch Industries Inc., has committed to investing up to $150 million into Haifa, Israel-based medical device company InSightec […]