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StraightWalk - finalists for the bold award in the category "BOLDEST Robotics"

Munich, February 10th, 2020 – BOLD Awards source and share stories of individuals, companies and organizations from all over the world to celebrate their BOLD visions, projects and initiatives that really powers breakthroughs. StraightWalk was nominated as one of the top finalists from about 300 Start-ups in the category "BOLDEST Robotics".

The award ceremony takes place in Venice, Italy, on March 27th, 2020 at H-FARM. Established in 2005, H-FARM has been the worlds first innovation platform and -incubator that brings together investments, business consultancy and digitally augmented educational programs into one place. Todate it is the most important innovation center in Europe. 

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Munich, January 28th, 2020 – InvestHorizon a programme financed by the European Commission, to facilitate series A funding for selected deep tech companies published an article about the StraightWalk founder Sigune Suttner and her ambitious goal to build a global and sustainable future for human bionic mobility. 

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StraightWalk CEO published article about Wearable Robotics in AutoTech magazin

Munich, November 21st, 2019 – AutoTech Outlook is a a online magazine and knowledge platform to share insider information from the automotive industry. Senior decision makers from leading organizations share their knowledge and experties among peers.

StraightWalk Founder Sigune Suttner shared her vision about Wearable Robotics in automotive. Please read the article: "Wearable Robotics - Opportunity for the automotive industry". 

For more information reach out to Sigune Suttner: sigune.suttner@straightwalk.com

StraightWalk presented at the 21st CME Investment Conference in Munich

Munich, October 1st, 2019 – StraightWalk Partner CM Equity hosted the 21st CME Investment Conference at the Kempinsky Hotel Vierjahreszeiten. Attendees were 100 international professional and semi-professional Investors, Family Offices, High Net Worth Individuals, Angel Investors, VCs, Asset & Fund Managers, and Entrepreneurs.

StraightWalk and other selected companies presented their investment cases.

The conference and the social event at the Octoberfest the day after is limited to 100 guests and creates like every year an intimate "family-like" atmosphere.

Michael Kott - capital market expert joins Straightwalk investment committee

Munich, June 06th, 2019Michael Kott (CEO - CM-Equity AG) has more than 25 years of extensive experience in international capital markets. During his leading positions at Bayerische Landesbank and at Baader Wertpapierhandelsbank AG in the 90es, his work was an essential element that influenced the German equity markets leading to building the no.1 investment bank in the DACH region. 

Michael is highly experienced in private and public cross border transactions. He is also a people-focused serial-investor, talented coach, mentor, and entrepreneur. He loves life, appreciate people and feels privileged to be a global citizen. 

 

Ruud Vermeulen - Digital Business and Innovation expert joined StraightWalk

Amsterdam, April 05th, 2019 – Having more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Ruud Vermeulen joined StraightWalk to support the fundraising and investing activities in Europe. 

 

Ruud has been working across the world in a wide range of different industries, in corporate roles, as an entrepreneur, and in academia, developing business opportunities in engineering, science, and technology. He believes in solving today's world problems collaboratively through (digital) innovation.

 

 

 

StraightWalk founder Suttner was invited by the Wearable Robotics Association to attend the WeaRAcon19 in Phoenix as Jury for the Innovation Challenge

Phoenix, March 27th, 2019 – The Innovation Challenge is every year a highlight of the Wearable Robotics conference. This year 9 early start-ups were pitching 5 Minutes on the stage, showing their innovation in Wearable Robotics.  

 

Together with Robert Riener, Prof. at eth Zürich and Jamie Tyler, Co-Director at Wear Tech Center, Suttner attended the panel of judges. The winner Japet, a France based start-up, presented Atlas, a mobile, powered, medical exoskeleton for lower back pain.

 

 

 

Phoenix, March 27th, 2019 – The Innovation Challenge is every year a highlight of the Wearable Robotics conference. This year 9 early start-ups were pitching 5 Minutes on the stage, showing their innovation in Wearable Robotics.  

 

Together with Robert Riener, Prof. at eth Zürich and Jamie Tyler, Co-Director at Wear Tech Center, Suttner attended the panel of judges. The winner Japet, a France based start-up, presented Atlas, a mobile, powered, medical exoskeleton for lower back pain.

 

 

 

StraightWalk team along with free bionics attended the 34th annual j.p.morgan healthcare conference

San Francisco, January 07th, 2019 - Sigune Suttner, CEO of StraightWalk and Ralph Huuk, CFO StraightWalk along with Russ Angold, StraightWalk partner (USA) and ex-CTO Ekso Bionics attended the 34th annual J.P.Morgen healthcare conference. 

 

The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is a great platform to bring investors and key stakeholders from around the globe together to promote the healthcare sectors mainly in pharmaceutical, healthcare services and medical devices.  

 

 

 

Russ Angold – Exoskeleton pioneer, Founder and former CTO OF Ekso Bionics joined StraightWalk

San Francisco, December 20th, 2018The pioneer and founder of the first exoskeleton company Ekso Bionics, Russ Angold, joined StraightWalk to support the fundraising and investing activities in the United States.

 

Russ Angold has been developing wearable robots for over a decade. He holds numerous patents and transformed exoskeletons from science fiction to reality.

Fendt family office joined StraightWalk as anchor investor

Munich, December 07th, 2018Fendt, well known for world-leading agriculture and off-road vehicles, joined StraightWalk. The investment is an indirect investment in infrastructure costs such as BaFin license, fundraising- and fund management-setup. Furthermore, Fendt supports with their reputation, network, and manpower.

StraightWalk signs contract with Chinese industrial exoskeleton company

Munich, November 27th, 2018 - StraightWalk signed a contract with the Dalian based exoskeleton company Crimson Dynamics.

 

Founded in 2016, Crimson Dynamics is the first industrial exoskeleton company in China focused on R&D, manufacturing, and marketing of industrial exoskeletons.

 

Crimson follows the design principle of providing assisted force and protection as well as long-time wearing comfort for workers in a variety of industrial applications. By creating practical and affordable exoskeletons, Crimson aims to increase efficiency, reducing human fatigue and preventing injuries.

StraightWalk founder was invited by the BRITISH EMBASSY Podgorica to talk about The IMPACT OF Wearable RoboticS

Montenegro, November 10th, 2018 - StraightWalk founder, Ms. Sigune Suttner spoke at the Chevening conference in Montenegro about the visionary aspects of wearable robotics and how the use of exoskeletons impact the society, health system, and industry. 

StraightWalk partners with leading healthcare exoskeleton companY Free bionics

Munich, October 08th, 2018 - Founded in 2016 as a spin-off from the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI). FREE Bionics Taiwan Inc., is a hidden champion in wearable robotics and dedicated to developing outstanding exoskeletons for welfare of human beings. FREE Bionics is located in Hsinchu Science  Park, Taiwan's Silicon Valley, their experienced team was elected by the Wallstreet Journal as one of the Top 100 global R&D teams.

For more details regarding investment opportunity in FREE Bionics  contact us @ info@straightwalk.com
StraightWalk founder attend the wearable robotics panel at robouniverse Seoul 2018 with pioneers from the industry

Seoul, June 28th, 2018 - Ms. Sigune Suttner was invited as a speaker to the RoboUniverse conference 2018. Her presentation was about the StraightWalk fund and how it will enable the future wearable robotics market to grow. To the question, why now is the right time to invest in global exoskeleton companies, Suttner explained in her own words:

 

"Today we have reached the inflection point. The market is late enough, that a variety of great exoskeleton technologies are available and early enough to step into the market with a reasonable valuation"

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