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Chinese maker of Star Wars robot close to raising US$400m in largest funding round

S.China Morning Post Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Chinese maker of Star Wars robot close to raising US$400m in largest funding roundUBTech Robotics, the Chinese maker of Star Wars Stormtrooper robots that can respond to voice commands and recognise faces, is close to raising US$400 million in a funding round led by Tencent, according to people familiar with the matter. If completed, the series C funding round could value the Shenzhen-based company at about US$4 billion, according to one of the people, who asked not to be identified as the information is private. The funding is still being finalised and details could still...
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