1X raises 100 MUSD

(Oslo, an AI and humanoid robotics firm): Has raised 100 MUSD in a funding round from SandwaterSamsung NextSkagerak VenturesNistadgruppen and EQT Ventures with member Carl Svantesson. Early investors include OpenAI. The investment will support the development of NEO, a humanoid robot for consumer use. “From Leonardo da Vinci, to today’s sci-fi, people have dreamed of humanoid robots for more than 500 years. It is a privilege to witness the enabling technology being formed before our eyes, in real time. The impact of androids joining our human workforce, on our terms, will be transformative,” comments Ted Persson, partner at EQT Ventures.