Aper Ventures invests in United Robots, a British deeptech startup
London-based deeptech startup United Robots has secured a funding round to launch a fleet of autonomous industrial cleaning robots. Polish VC fund Aper Ventures is one of the main investors in the company, the firm told AIN.Capital.
- Founded in 2016 by Polish entrepreneur Dariusz Mankowski, United Robots merges space-age innovation with practical industrial requirements. The company focuses on developing advanced autonomous robots for safe navigation in crowded commercial areas.
- The smart AI-driven system prevents cleaning overlaps, conserving water, detergents, and energy. The startup’s main goal is to transform industrial cleaning, ensuring efficiency, safety, and sustainability across the automotive, manufacturing, and warehouse sectors.
“Our investment in these floor scrubbing robots signals a paradigm shift where machines enhance human tasks rather than interrupting them. It proves that deeptech offers solutions even for warehouse, automotive, and manufacturing managers seeking solutions for staffing shortages,”Piotr Sławski, Managing Partner in Aper Ventures, commented.
- Aper Ventures, a Warsaw-based VC fund, provided the funds for the investment round, the amount of which is yet undisclosed. On average, the firm co-invests around €1-5 million in startups, focusing on deeptech solutions at the beginning of commercialisation and hardware scaleups.
- With the fresh funds, United Robots is preparing for an expansion into other European markets.