Gideon Brothers announces it has raised a $31 million Series A investment to accelerate the development and commercialization of its AI & 3D vision-based autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). The company will also expand its Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success operations across key markets of the European Union and United States by opening offices in Munich, Germany and Boston, Massachusetts, respectively.
The Series A round was led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the venture and growth arm of Koch Industries, Inc., with participation from DB Schenker, Prologis Ventures, and Rite-Hite. The round also includes participation from several of Gideon Brothers’ existing shareholders, who are among the first backers of the Company: Taavet Hinrikus (co-founder of TransferWise), Pentland Ventures, Peaksjah, HCVC (Hardware Club), Ivan Topčić, Nenad Bakić, and Luca Ascani. The company will expand its Board of Directors with two seasoned industry leaders: Annant Patel, Director, KDT, and Xavier Garijo, Member of the Board of Management for Contract Logistics, DB Schenker.