Rethink Robotics

Rethink Robotics, Inc. helps manufacturers meet the challenges of an agile economy with an integrated workforce, combining trainable, safe and cost-effective robots with skilled labor. Its Baxter robot, driven by Intera, an advanced software platform, gives world-class manufacturers and distributors in automotive, plastics, consumer goods, electronics and more, a workforce multiplier that optimizes labor. With Rethink Robotics, manufacturers increase flexibility, lower costs and can invest in skilled labor—all advantages in fueling continuous innovation and sustainable competitive advantage.

Committed to accelerating robotics innovation in manufacturing and beyond, Rethink Robotics’ Baxter Research Robot gives academic and corporate research environments a humanoid robot platform with integrated sensors and an open software development kit for creating custom applications.

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, the company is funded by Bezos Expeditions, Charles River Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Sigma Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Two Sigma Ventures.

Company Growth (employees)
Boston, US
Size (employees)
124 (est)
Rethink Robotics was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Boston, US

Key People at Rethink Robotics

Scott Eckert

Scott Eckert

President and CEO
Rodney Brooks

Rodney Brooks

Co-Founder, Chairman and CTO
Jim Lawton

Jim Lawton

Chief Marketing Officer
Jason Barton

Jason Barton

Chief Revenue Officer

Rethink Robotics Office Locations

Rethink Robotics has an office in Boston
Boston, US (HQ)
27 Wormwood Street

Rethink Robotics Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$131.5 m

Latest funding size

$18 m

Time since last funding

4 months


Rethink Robotics's latest funding round in January 2017 was reported to be $18 m. In total, Rethink Robotics has raised $131.5 m

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