Apptronik
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Apptronik

Building robots that work with people.

About

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Industry

Robotics

Company Description

We were founded in early 2016 with the goal of bringing forth the next generation of robots that will change the way we live and work. We have built some of the most diverse robots, spanning from exoskeletons to humanoid torsos, biped mobility platforms, and unique robotic arms that lift more than they weigh. The experience and learning from all this work led to the development of Apollo, the world’s most advanced humanoid robot.

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Funding

Total Raised

$24.8 million

Valuation

Undisclosed

Significant Investors

Capital Factory, Grit Ventures

Company Traction

  • As of July 2023, Apptronik has built 5 robots: Astra (upper-body humanoid robot), Draco (liquid-cooled, high-performance bipedal platform), Valkyrie (robot built during 2012-2013 DARPA Robotics Challenge), Dreamer (developed by MEKA for UT Austin’s HCRL), and Hume (a point foot bi-ped robot).
  • As of June 2022, Apptronik has delivered several robots to Fortune 50 customers.

Leadership Team

  • Jeffrey Cardenas: Co-Founder & CEO of Apptronik. Former Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of ThinkVoting.
  • Nicholas Paine: Co-Founder & CTO of Apptronik. Former System Level Technician at Centaur Technology.
  • Barry Phillips: Chief Commercial Officer at Apptronik. Former Head of Fetch Marketing at Zebra Technologies.
  • Steven Riddle: VP of Engineering at Apptronik. Former Director of Technology at Willowview Consulting.

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