Top 5 Robotics Startups in 2018

By Mariane Davids, RobotIQ

Technological advances in the robotics industry are becoming more innovative and sophisticated, slowly creeping their way into our everyday lives. Various concepts from our favorite science fiction movies have become a reality, paving the way into a very bright and exciting future.

The future of industrial robotics is finally here, inspiring more and more entrepreneurs to hop on the bandwagon and start their own robotics businesses. Take a look at the top most successful robotics startups in 2018.

 1- UBTECH Robotics

UBTECH Robotics is the world’s leading AI and humanoid robotics company developing consumer humanoid robots, as well as robots for business use.

This unicorn robotics startup company brought us the JIMU robot for kids, a cloud-based intelligent humanoid robot for industrial and domestic applications, Alpha, the world’s first humanoid robot for the family and the Alexa-powered smart home robot Lynx.

Apart from groundbreaking entertainment robots, UBTECH also started designing educational and even security robots.

2- UiPath

UiPath is the leader in RPA (Robotic Process Automation), providing a sophisticated RPA platform for helping organizations automate and digitize their business processes. Co-founded by Daniel Dines, an entrepreneur formerly working at Google, and Marius Tirca, his fellow engineer, UiPath has a brilliant AI program that can function both on its own and with the help of a human.

The company’s versatile AI program, UiPath Robot, can automate various business processes and even manage and process invoices, as well as seamlessly integrate with other invoice management software solutions.


Marble is transforming food delivery, taking the delivery person out of the equation. The company joined forces with Eat24 food delivery company for its launch, using their 4-wheeled autonomous delivery robots to get the ordered food safely delivered – while it’s still warm.