Consumer Discretionary Sep 23, 2021 05:32 PM (GMT+8) · EqualOcean
On September 14, Shenzhen Pudu Technology Co., Ltd. (Pudu robot) officially announced the completion of the C2 round of financing. Investors in this round include meituan, Dawan District common home development fund, Shenzhen investment holding capital, Sequoia China, etc. Taihe capital continues to serve as the exclusive financial advisor. This is the second high-value financing obtained by Pudu robot in just four months after completing the C1 round of financing of 500 million yuan in May this year. The cumulative financing amount of C1 and C2 rounds is nearly 1 billion yuan. This round of financing will be used for robot cutting-edge technology research, new product development, new scene landing and the company's global robot ecological layout. With the aggravation of population aging and the catalysis of the epidemic on the habit of non-contact distribution, the robot market demand is expanding rapidly, and the commercial service robot industry is experiencing explosive growth. As a benchmark enterprise of global commercial service robots, Purdue robot has always deeply understood users and refined products for different scenes. It has successively launched intelligent meal delivery robot "happy delivery", high-end meal delivery robot "Bella", distribution robot with call notification function "OK", disinfection robot "happy consumption 2" and distribution welcome two in one robot "gourd" Building distribution robot "lightning box" and other robot products. In the post epidemic era, the demand for contactless services and epidemic prevention and killing has soared, the scale of robot market has expanded rapidly, and Purdue robot has also ushered in an unprecedented development opportunity.