Ambi Robotics

Ambi Robotics, formerly Ambidextrous Laboratories, is an artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics company developing advanced solutions that scale e-commerce operations to meet demand while empowering humans to work smarter.

Ambi Robotics builds adaptable AI to power the most versatile robots on the planet for automated pick and pack in e-commerce.

Ambi was co-founded in 2018 by Jim Liefer, Jeff Mahler, David Gealy, Stephen McKinley and Matthew Matl. The company is headquartered in Emeryville, California.


Ambi Robotics has developed two commercial solutions, AmbiSort and AmbiKit, and is currently expanding its fleet of AI-powered robots across the US with global brands like Pitney Bowes.


Ambi the first robotics company to deploy Sim2Real artificial intelligence (AI) in commercial production for parcel sortation. The company’s industry-leading AI operating system, AmbiOS, leverages advanced simulation-to-reality technology to operate highly-dexterous robotic systems.


Ambi is also deploying its next-generation AmbiSort A-Series v3, an upgraded model of the company’s flagship product, which is fully American National Safety Institute (ANSI) safety compliant.


Ambi is backed by Tiger Global, Bow Capital, Vertex Ventures US, Pitney Bowes, The House Fund, Ahren, and others. The company closed $32M in additional financing on Oct 17, 2022. This brings Ambi's total funding to $64.2M to date.



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $64.2M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Emeryville
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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