Roam Robotics raises $12M Series A for skiing exoskeleton

Roam Robotics, a San Francisco-based startup, closed a $12 million Series A round of funding. Its first product is the ELEVATE #exoskeleton for skiers. [Read More]

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Roam Robotics, a San Francisco-based startup, closed a $12 million Series A round of funding.
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. led the investment round with participation from existing and new investors Boost VC, Heuristics Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, R7 Partners, Spero Ventures, Valor Equity Partners, and Venture Investment Associates.
“Roam exists to change the boundaries of human mobility,” said Roam Founder and Chief Executive Officer Tim Swift.
“Roam is creating an exciting new category of products that enhance human capabilities,” said Amish Parashar, Partner at Yamaha Motor Ventures.
Roam Robotics said ELEVATE can offload up to 30 percent of the user’s body weight.

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An #exoskeleton designed for die hard skiers; for those who wish to ski longer and stronger and push the edges of what’s possible, as well as those who love skiing but are limited due to knee pain or muscle fatigue. #Mankind #Trend

Source: The Robot Report