WiBotic, a Seattle-based company specialising in advanced wireless charging and power optimisation for drones, has announced a series A funding round of $5.7 million.
The company claims to provide next-generation, off-the-shelf hardware and software systems that most customers can use out of the box with any type of robot or drone.
WiBotic describes its solutions as more resilient and reliable than contact-based systems, helping simplify charging logistics and reduce maintenance costs.
CEO Ben Waters said: “WiBotic will use the series A funding to accelerate the company’s growth, expand our sales team, advance hardware and software engineering, and fulfill increased customer demand.
“Our mission is to power the world of autonomous systems. By providing mission-critical technologies for autonomous charging and fleet energy management, we help organisations quickly scale-up robotic fleets, improve robot uptime while reducing recurring charging and maintenance costs.
“Our successful series A funding accelerates our innovation and growth to ensure we lead the charge in powering autonomous systems.”
Investors include Junson Capital, SV Tech Ventures, Rolling Bay Ventures, Aves Capital, The W Fund and WRF Capital, among others.