Jan 06 2017
Recent data showed the rise in robotics funding across various categories. According to the article, robotic startups had a record year in 2016 globally. Despite the majority of growth coming from the enterprise and consumer categories, the medical category saw an increase too. According to the article, Auris Health, Inc., formerly known as Auris Surgical Robotics, had the most funding for its robotic technology.
Excerpt from the article:
“More than half the deals in the medical robotics sector went to surgical robots in the last 5 years. One of the most well-funded robotics startups, Auris Surgical Robots, raised 2 growth equity rounds of $149.5M and $49M from Lux Capital and Mithril Capital Management. “