Back to Mobile View
Subscribe to the CrunchBase Daily for the latest on Fundings, Acquisitions, and Startup Events

Exit

Acquired byAmazon
Price$775M
Date3/2012
TermsCash

General Information

Offices

Headquarters
300 Riverpark Drive
North Reading, MA, 01864
USA

People

Founder
Chief Financial Officer
VP of Manufacturing Operations
VP of Product and Program Management
President and COO
VP of Research and Development
Board Member
CTO and Technical Co-Founder

Funding

TOTAL $11.6M
FUNDING TOTAL $11.6M
Series A, 1/2003
$1.6M
Series C, 5/2006
Bain Capital Ventures
Meakem Becker Venture Capital
$10M

Tags

Kiva Systems

Kiva Systems (nee Distrobot Systems) makes an order fulfillment system based around short, orange robots. Inventory is kept on racks which are picked up and moved by the robots.

Recent Milestones

Videos

Screenshots

Kiva Systems screenshot
Above: Kiva Systems
Uploaded: 5/26/10

Traffic Analytics

Compete

Kivasystems

Sources

  1. Amazon buys Kiva Systems for $775M — prepare for even smarter warehouses (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  2. TechCrunch: (Founder Stories) Mick Mountz: East Coast VC’s “Are Willing To Look At More One-Off Type Opportunities” (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Kiva Systems collects $10M in third round (masshightech.com) [edit]
Edit This Page
Last Edited 1/22/14

Revision History RSS Picture

Sharing

Share this page on Twitter or Facebook:
Or copy this code to embed a widget: customize »

TechCrunch Posts TechCrunch Logo Small Picture

Techmeme Posts Techmeme Logo Small Picture

External Links

CrunchBase API

Sponsors



Become a Sponsor
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Licensing Policy