|Company Name||GITAI Inc. / GITAI Japan|
Fund-raising of US$0.14M (JPY15M) from Skyland Ventures
Fund-raising of US$1.25M (JPY140M) from ANRI and 500 Startups Japan
Joint research agreement with JAXA. Conducted a demonstration of the GITAI robot conducting tasks in the mock-up of the KIBO module.
Fund-raising of US$4.1M (JPY440M) from Spiral Ventures, DBJ Capital, J-Power, and 500 Startups Japan
After leaving IBM, started and sold a business in India. One of the first participants from Japan in Singularity University’s flagship program, GSP. In 2016, started development of the first prototypes of the GITAI robot and founded the company.
Yuto Nakanishi (Ph. D)
Former Founder & CEO of SCHAFT. After retiring as a research associate at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Information Science and Technology (JSK Lab), he founded the bipedal robot startup, SCHAFT. He later sold the company to Google in 2013.
Toyotaka Kozuki (Ph. D)
PhD at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Information Science and Technology (JSK Lab). Former mechanical engineer of WHILL.
Ryouhei Ueda(Ph. D)
VP of software
PhD at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Information Science and Technology (JSK Lab). Former robotics software engineer of SCHAFT.