Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Bear Robotics Lands $60 Million in Series C Funding from Tech Giant LG Electronics


REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Tuesday, 12. March 2024 AETOSWire Print 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bear Robotics, a Silicon Valley trailblazer in service robotics and artificial intelligence solutions, today announced the completion of a $60 million Series C funding round. This round is exclusively led by LG Electronics, a global leader in technology and innovation. This strategic infusion propels Bear Robotics into new territories, targeting emerging markets such as smart warehousing and supply chain automation, where the company is poised to unveil its next-generation robotics platform, featuring autonomous navigation systems and adaptive learning algorithms, meticulously designed to meet the complex demands of modern supply chains and manufacturing processes.

"Our partnership with LG goes beyond funding; it’s a strategic alliance that boosts our mission to enhance efficiency and productivity in sectors ripe for innovation," stated John Ha, CEO of Bear Robotics. "Capitalizing on our success in the hospitality sector, we are now expanding our technology's horizon, customizing our solutions to meet the unique demands of smart warehousing and supply chain automation, and setting new benchmarks for what our robots can achieve in diverse environments."

At CES 2024, LG CEO William Cho highlighted the company's focus on the service robotics market and its openness to strategic equity investments to drive future growth. This investment in Bear Robotics represents a pivotal step in LG's strategy to lead the transformation in service robotics, aligning with market dynamics and the strategic evolution of its business models.

As the industry stands on the cusp of a robotics revolution, LG’s strategic investment in Bear Robotics underscores a shared vision for a future where robotics and AI are integral for industry success. "This investment will help secure a leading competitive edge for LG and Bear Robotics in the service robotics domain," noted Lee Sam-soo, Chief Strategy Officer at LG Electronics. "We are committed to evolving our robot business as a key growth engine, exploring various opportunities through the integration of cutting-edge technologies such as Embodied AI and robotic manipulation."

Bear Robotics is gearing up for a transformative future, leveraging this strategic partnership to introduce groundbreaking solutions that respond to and foresee the needs of industries worldwide, setting new benchmarks in service efficiency and robotics innovation.

About Bear Robotics

Founded in 2017, Bear Robotics manufactures self-driving indoor robots to assist employees on daily tasks that can ease their workload. The Company’s flagship Servi robots have been deployed in hospitality, healthcare, retail, logistics and multi-story real estate venues in North America, Europe, and Asia. For additional information, please visit:

About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics is a global innovator in technology and consumer electronics with a presence in almost every country and an international workforce of more than 74,000. LG’s four companies – Home Appliance & Air Solution, Home Entertainment, Vehicle component Solutions and Business Solutions – combined for global revenue of over KRW 84 trillion in 2023. LG is a leading manufacturer of consumer and commercial products ranging from TVs, home appliances, air solutions, monitors, automotive components and solutions, and its premium LG SIGNATURE and intelligent LG ThinQ brands are familiar names world over. Visit for the latest news.


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