From a small initiative by two partners who caught the attention of Google to become one of the world’s most important RPA (Robotic Process Automation) tools, the Chilean startup Rocketbot managed to achieve this in less than three years. Now that explosive move has been further consolidated for the company after investing in the Pre Series A round for $ 2.1 million.
Much of the investment corresponds to Grupo Consorcio – a leading financial services company and the largest insurance group in the Chilean market with a presence in insurance, banking, prevention and savings – which has agreed to invest in Rocketbot, a platform doing business for businesses to be able to create your own Bots process automation and that already has more than 200 customers in the region.
In addition to Consorcio and VC Manutara Ventures, Rocketbot has received capital from two Mexican companies – Compusoluciones and the regional venture capital company and administrator of the Carabela fund, Angel Ventures Guadalajara. Start up In addition to growing in the Mexican market, Chilena is growing globally as the immediate goal of these funds is to open physical offices in Brazil, Europe and the United States and continue to develop tools to facilitate consolidation in Mexico.
Rocketbot CEO Juan Jorge Herrera stated, “This fundraising is taking place in the midst of a quest to expand operations across continents. We are an extremely competitive instrument that continues to pursue the goal of positioning itself globally and entering into alliances with global and large brands partner regional. In addition, this capital will seek to continue the tool’s development, strengthen cybersecurity and integrate new functions related to artificial intelligence and automation in various industries. ”
For his part, Javier Sánchez of Angel Ventures reiterates the purpose of giving Mexican businesses – and the region – a digital boost through friendly technologies like Rocketbot. “Mexican companies have great potential and need to use technology to increase their productivity. We believe that Rocketbot’s solution through a world-class team is the best option.”
David Cuello, Co-Founder and CTO of Rocketbot, Juan Jorge Herrera, CEO of Rocketbot, and Rafael Fuentes, Co-Founder and CCO of Rocketbot.
Meanwhile, Andrés Medina de Compusoluciones emphasized: “In Rocketbot we have found a great alternative to carry out the digital transformation of companies through an easy-to-implement technology like RPA. In addition, the tools developed by Rocketbot are very well adapted to companies in different segments, so that we can expand our presence in the region according to a model very similar to ours. ”
Perfecting the Rocketbot
Rocketbot recently partnered with Google to bring AI into the business Bots and that they can digitize scanned, photographed or handmade documents; In addition, Gartner, the world’s most recognized technology consultancy, named it the second best RPA platform in the world for medium-sized businesses late last year (up to $ 1 billion in annual revenue).
“We don’t envision a technological revolution like robot automation without this being a democratization process. This is why we are committed to the globalization of Rocketbot, a tool that makes RPA a simple and fun process, whether you are a large company or an SME, ”said the startup’s co-founder and commercial director, Rafael Fuentes.