Hyderabad-based Makers Hive is the maker of a Made-in-India bionic arm.

Basic Information

Set up in 2018, Makers Hive is focused on assistive-tech industry, especially prosthetics, to help differently-abled people. It has developed a mobile app-enabled bionic hand – KalArm, which is a 3D-printed, EMG sensors embedded lightweight device. The bionic arm is indigenously developed and has bagged the first batch of pre-orders of over 200 numbers. KalArm is focused on below elbow interventions and it is also currently working on above elbow solutions in the space. It is also building exoskeletons for defence and medical applications. In January 2021, the startup raised $9 million from Starfish Growth Partners and Investpad. See more

Headquarters

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Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Founding Date

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2018

No. of Employees

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41 to 60

Core Team

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1.

Pranav Vempati

Co-founder & CEO

2.

Harsha Reddy Ponguleti

Co-Founder

Funding

Total Funding

$9.0M

Investors

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1.

InvestPad

2.

Starfish Growth Partners