Series A funding from investors will accelerate rapid global growth and further research and development
(Hong Kong, 29 Nov 2014)
Insight Robotics, a technology company that safeguards natural resources and infrastructure through automation and early-warning threat detection, announced that the company closed a Series A financing round of approximately $2 million.
Bright Success Capital, Caldera Pacific Capital Partners and Radiant Venture Capital were among investors who have supported Insight Robotics since 2011. The funding will enable Insight Robotics to further invest in research and development, talent acquisition and international growth.
Insight Robotics has installed its wildfire detection solution in more than 10 forestry and government agencies in five provinces and seven cities across China to date. The company’s aerial imaging solution has also undergone a successful proof of concept in Southeast Asia. Today, customers in industries such as forestry and agriculture are in the process of adopting Insight Robotics solutions.
The $2 million Series A funding in addition to the company’s previous $2 million seed funding supports Insight Robotics’ sales and marketing activities in key markets such as China, Southeast Asia, Australia and the Americas. The investment will also enable Insight Robotics to accelerate research and development to increase the capabilities of its robotics technology in gathering data that will help industry professionals use key insights for time-critical decision making.
“We believe accurate and timely data from robotics-based technology will help save billions in costs, resources and lives,” said Kevin Chan, CEO and co-founder of Insight Robotics. “Closing this round of funding with the support of several key investors is clear validation of our vision and technology. It’s an exciting milestone in our path to make the world a better, safer place to live.”
About Insight Robotics Limited:
Insight Robotics Limited is an award-winning technology company founded in Hong Kong in 2009 by a team of robotics engineers and business professionals who share a common vision: to make the world a better, safer place to live. The company develops automated technology and services to give industry data-driven insights to quantify their risks and plan accordingly. Using real-time data collected from robots and sensors and presented with our geospatial intelligence system (GIS) platform, industry professionals can contain dangerous or costly situations before they can escalate. For more information, please visit www.insightrobotics.com.