Matrix Partners and Morpheus Ventures have taken part in a $25m early-stage funding round for Starship Technologies, a UK- and US-based provider of autonomous robots for the delivery of local goods.
In addition, Agroponiente bolts on Lara Castañeda and increases its stake in Vegacañada
Development comes three years after the GP invested £8m in the construction equipment business
Existing investor Bayern Kapital also takes part alongside new investor Vesalius Biocapital
3i acquires the company for up to €16m, of which €8.7m was deployed on signing the deal