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Health tech firm Expper Technologies snags $2m seed

Expper Technologies, a health tech company, has raised $2 million in seed funding.

Expper Technologies, a health tech company, has raised $2 million in seed funding. The investors include Starta VC, Healthcare Equity Angels, SmartGateVC and AiSprouts VC.

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Los Angeles, California, [January 17, 2022] – Expper Technologies, an industry-leading health-tech company, has raised $2 million in seed financing co-led by Starta VC with its co-investing platform Liqvest and Formula VC. The new co-investors include Healthcare Equity Angels, AiSprouts VC, AngelsDeck, as well as existing investors SmartGateVC and other angel investors.

Founded in 2019, the team at Expper Technologies creates a state-of-the-art innovation called Robin the Robot. The company aims to solve the problem of the growing shortage of over 7.8 million care providers in the U.S, resulting in glaring issues in the healthcare industry, such as increased costs, reduced quality of care, and caregiver burnout.

Robin the Robot is an Autonomous Care Assistant that augments front-line clinicians across a multitude of settings by supporting caregiving functions and extending care services using emotional AI and autonomous technology advances. Robin has integrated functionalities to provide emotional support and virtual care. Robin is a research-based robot intended to provide patients and staff members with a warm and human-life interactive experience.

“Expper is pioneering in the field of caregiving robots by combining conversational AI, patient monitoring system, and robotics. Robin the Robot will become a comprehensive tool for medical settings that can improve patient access, outcome and experience, and increase clinician satisfaction and safety,” said Alexey Girin, General Partner at Starta Capital, an NYC-based early-stage VC.

“Beyond the vision, the founders have the foresight of assembling a talented team with complementary and interdisciplinary skills across clinical, psychological, engineering, and advanced technology domains. They demonstrate unusual leadership skills to create an environment that fosters a commitment to the work and strive for a common purpose,” said investor and advisor to the company Jack Topdjian, Founder and Managing Director at Healthcare Equity Angels.

Previously, during the pre-seed fund, the company raised over $500,000, with the participation of SmartGateVC, HIVE Ventures, and other angel investors.

About Expper Technologies, Inc.:
Expper Technologies, Inc. is a health-tech company creating a technology called Robin the Robot. The company aspires to revolutionize the healthcare industry and change the way care is being delivered. By developing this cutting-edge technology, the company aims to positively impact people’s lives, provide a better experience for the patients and care providers, and improve the quality of care. Very recently, Robin the Robot has been recognized as TIME’s Best Invention of 2021 in the Robotics category and was featured as an honoree in Fast Company’s 2021 Innovation by Design Awards in the Impact category. To join the team please contact us at careers@expper.tech.