Robot dry cleansing startup Presso nowadays introduced that it has closed a $1.6 million pre-seed with funding from Pathbreaker, AME Cloud Ventures, SOSV, 1517 Fund and YETI Capital. The Atlanta-based startup has advanced a kiosk in a position to dry cleansing a garment in round 5 mins.
First of all concerned about trade vacationers, with plans to put in machines in lodge hallways, the COVID-19 pandemic discovered the startup switching center of attention — a rather not unusual tale in 2020. As a substitute, Presso has shifted a lot of its efforts to movie and TV manufacturing. The corporate says the newest era of its tech is in a position to cleansing/disinfecting as much as 150 costumes in an afternoon — a key call for as many studios have begun to ramp up manufacturing, despite the ongoing pandemic. Netflix, HBO, Apple TV, FOX, Disney and Hulu have all approached the corporate about its tech.
This newest spherical brings Presso’s complete investment as much as $2.2 million, cash it plans to spend on scaling up production, whilst doubling its headcount over the process the following six or so months. I’d be expecting the staff may also refocus a few of its efforts on previous fashions — like lodge supply — as soon as go back and forth ramps up once more within the U.S.