Empowering Lives With Connected Machines

We envision a world with highly autonomous machines connected and coordinated in a streamlined way automating a significant portion of the dirty, dull, and dangerous work.

Mission: Our Core Purpose: Empowering Lives with Connected Machines

Our Core Purpose:

Empowering Lives With Connected Machines

Based on our core value of empathy we strongly believe that the dirty, dull, and dangerous work should be automated and people should be given an option to take up more intellectually challenging and creative work. We want to enable this automation with machines that are connected and coordinated in a streamlined manner.

Our Core Values

Core Values are a handful guiding principles we use when making all decisions including the ones on people, processes, and products.

Empathy

Empathy

We walk the extra mile to better understand the material, emotional, and intellectual needs and pain of our customers, colleagues, and communities.

Openness

Openness

We make sure all our data, decisions, and work are transparent. We actively seek out to include diverse points of view and collaborate to produce better results.

First Principles

Principles

We break things down to its fundamental truths and reason up from there to build optimal and authentic solutions.

Simplicity

Simplicity

With a holistic understanding and attention to detail, we reduce and organize to keep things accessible and nimble.

Drive

Drive

We are committed to our core purpose of empowering lives with connected machines. We keep learning to get better at what we do and give each other the autonomy to operate.

Fearlessness

Fearlessness

We take big and calculated risks without agonizing and create an environment that is safe to fail. We speak up when things are inconsistent with our core values.

Board of Directors

Gajan Mohanarajah

Co-founder and CEO

Conceptualized and developed Rapyuta, for RoboEarth, an EU funded project that pioneered an internet for robots. Led the Cubli project in 2013, recording more than 10 million views on YouTube. Ph.D. from ETH Zurich in 2014 and M.Eng/B.Eng from Tokyo Institute of Technology. A.Eng from Kurume National College of Technology, Japan.

Arudchelvan Krishnamoorthy

Co-founder and CFO

Former founding Partner & CIO at Fund of Tokyo, a global macro hedge fund. Worked for Nomura Securities, as an equity derivatives analyst. M.A. from Columbia Univ. and B.Eng. from Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Yuji Hirokawa

External Director

President & Representative Director at SecureWorks Japan K.K. Former President and Representative Director of Red Hat K.K, Japan. Other prior positions include Executive Director, International Sales, Hitachi and Director & Executive Officer of Sales, Sun Microsystems.

Matsumoto

Yusuke Matsumoto

External Director

Yusuke is a young and passionate venture capitalist from SBI investment who is with us from the very beginning with a mission to put Rapyuta Robotics to the world’s centre stage. Yusuke has a master’s degree in engineering from Gifu University.

Company Profile

Rapyuta Robotics Co. Ltd.

Tokyo Hirano Office: 4-10-5 Hirano, Koto City, Tokyo 135-0023, Japan
Tokyo Kiba Office: Tokyo Parkside Building 7F, 11F, 5-8-40, Kiba, Koto-Ku, Tokyo, Japan 135-0042

Bengaluru office: Rapyuta Robotics Private Limited, 1082, 12th Main Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Doopanahalli, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038 India

Establishment: 2014-07-02

Number of Employees: 170 (2022)

As Seen On

corporate, engineering, events, press release
/ 26 Jan 2023
Rapyuta Robotics Opens New Office in Chicago, U.S.A., as the First Step in Global Expansion ~Accelerating Warehouse efficiency in the U.S.~
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., a leading developer of collaborative pick-assist robots (Rapyuta PA-AMR), or warehouse robots, and pioneers of Cloud Robotics, has established the U.S. subsidiary, Rapyuta Robotics, Inc. In celebration of the establishment of the U.S. subsidiary, the company also unveiled a redesign of the interactive character on their
corporate, engineering, events, press release
/ 26 Jan 2023
Rapyuta Robotics Opens New Office in Chicago, U.S.A., as the First Step in Global Expansion ~Accelerating Warehouse efficiency in the U.S.~
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., a leading developer of collaborative pick-assist robots (Rapyuta PA-AMR), or warehouse robots, and pioneers of Cloud Robotics, has established the U.S. subsidiary, Rapyuta Robotics, Inc. In celebration of the establishment of the U.S. subsidiary, the company also unveiled a redesign of the interactive character on their
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corporate, engineering, press release
/ 23 Jan 2023
Rapyuta Robotics won the ‘Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Award’ at the 9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award.
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that its development team of rapyuta.io has been awarded the 'Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award' in the category "Connected Industries - Excellent Collaboration" of the '9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award'.
corporate, engineering, press release
/ 23 Jan 2023
Rapyuta Robotics won the ‘Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Award’ at the 9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award.
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that its development team of rapyuta.io has been awarded the 'Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award' in the category "Connected Industries - Excellent Collaboration" of the '9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award'.
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corporate, people
/ 27 Dec 2022
A series of blogs introducing the “culture and six core values” cherished by everyone who works at Rapyuta. #7
For the seventh volume of our culture series, we are sharing 2022 highlights.
corporate, people
/ 27 Dec 2022
A series of blogs introducing the “culture and six core values” cherished by everyone who works at Rapyuta. #7
For the seventh volume of our culture series, we are sharing 2022 highlights.
...
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corporate, people
/ 02 Dec 2022
A series of blogs introducing the “culture and six core values” cherished by everyone who works at Rapyuta. #6
The sixth volume summarizes the company introduction and culture video released by Rapyuta Robotics.
corporate, people
/ 02 Dec 2022
A series of blogs introducing the “culture and six core values” cherished by everyone who works at Rapyuta. #6
The sixth volume summarizes the company introduction and culture video released by Rapyuta Robotics.
...
read me
corporate, engineering, events, press release
/ 26 Jan 2023
Rapyuta Robotics Opens New Office in Chicago, U.S.A., as the First Step in Global Expansion ~Accelerating Warehouse efficiency in the U.S.~
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., a leading developer of collaborative pick-assist robots (Rapyuta PA-AMR), or warehouse robots, and pioneers of Cloud Robotics, has established the U.S. subsidiary, Rapyuta Robotics, Inc. In celebration of the establishment of the U.S. subsidiary, the company also unveiled a redesign of the interactive character on their picking assist robot ("Rapyuta PA-AMR") .
...
read me
corporate, engineering, press release
/ 23 Jan 2023
Rapyuta Robotics won the ‘Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Award’ at the 9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award.
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that its development team of rapyuta.io has been awarded the 'Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award' in the category "Connected Industries - Excellent Collaboration" of the '9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award'.
...
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corporate, people
/ 27 Dec 2022
A series of blogs introducing the “culture and six core values” cherished by everyone who works at Rapyuta. #7
For the seventh volume of our culture series, we are sharing 2022 highlights.
...
read me
corporate, people
/ 02 Dec 2022
A series of blogs introducing the “culture and six core values” cherished by everyone who works at Rapyuta. #6
The sixth volume summarizes the company introduction and culture video released by Rapyuta Robotics.
...
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Events

corporate, engineering, events, press release
/ 26 Jan 2023
Rapyuta Robotics Opens New Office in Chicago, U.S.A., as the First Step in Global Expansion ~Accelerating Warehouse efficiency in the U.S.~
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., a leading developer of collaborative pick-assist robots (Rapyuta PA-AMR), or warehouse robots, and pioneers of Cloud Robotics, has established the U.S. subsidiary, Rapyuta Robotics, Inc. In celebration of the establishment of the U.S. subsidiary, the company also unveiled a redesign of the interactive character on their
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events, people
/ 30 Nov 2022
Rapyuta Robotics at  ROSCon 2022!
ROSCon 2022 was held at Kyoto International Conference Center from October 19 to 21. Rapyuta Robotics was a proud Gold Sponsor with a booth and we also had three members of our company participate in panel discussions or lectures.
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/ 03 Jun 2022
Gold sponsor and Diversity scholarship sponsor at ROSCon Kyoto 2022
We are proud to announce that Rapyuta Robotics will be the Gold sponsor and Diversity scholarship sponsor at ROSCon Kyoto 2022.
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corporate, engineering, events, press release
/ 26 Jan 2023
Rapyuta Robotics Opens New Office in Chicago, U.S.A., as the First Step in Global Expansion ~Accelerating Warehouse efficiency in the U.S.~
Rapyuta Robotics, Co., Ltd., a leading developer of collaborative pick-assist robots (Rapyuta PA-AMR), or warehouse robots, and pioneers of Cloud Robotics, has established the U.S. subsidiary, Rapyuta Robotics, Inc. In celebration of the establishment of the U.S. subsidiary, the company also unveiled a redesign of the interactive character on their picking assist robot ("Rapyuta PA-AMR") .
...
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events, people
/ 30 Nov 2022
Rapyuta Robotics at  ROSCon 2022!
ROSCon 2022 was held at Kyoto International Conference Center from October 19 to 21. Rapyuta Robotics was a proud Gold Sponsor with a booth and we also had three members of our company participate in panel discussions or lectures.
...
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events
/ 03 Jun 2022
Gold sponsor and Diversity scholarship sponsor at ROSCon Kyoto 2022
We are proud to announce that Rapyuta Robotics will be the Gold sponsor and Diversity scholarship sponsor at ROSCon Kyoto 2022.
...
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Company History

2005.04

Meeting in Japan

Our co-founders Arul and Gajan, originally from Sri Lanka, shared the same apartment during their undergraduate studies at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

2010-2014

Internet for Robots

Our founding members worked on the RoboEarth project, an EU funded project that pioneered an internet for robots.The open source cloud robotics platform developed for this project was called ‘Rapyuta’.

History photo 3

2014.11

Launching Rapyuta Robotics

Our first engineering development kicked off in Zurich, Switzerland, where the initial members came from ETH Zurich, our Alma mater. The business side of things kicked off in Tokyo, Japan, our parent company.

2016.01

To India, for Talent

In search of more talent in software engineering, we opened an office in Bengaluru – the Silicon Valley of India.

History photo drone

2015-2017

Adventure with Drones

As part of our platform launching strategy, we built an in-house drone solution. Things did not fly as expected due to challenges in market readiness.

2019.07

Pivot to Logistics

We pivoted our inhouse solution to logistics and completed the pilot for a pick-assist solution with Nippon Express, one of Japan’s top 3PL companies.