RISE Robotics

RISE Robotics is a leader in high-performance and cost effective electric linear actuation solutions. 

Rise provides a platform that offers new mechanical motion technology that makes electric-powered motor-to-movement solutions possible.

RISE was co-founded 2011 by Arron Acosta, Blake Sessions, Toomas Sepp and Kyle Dell’Aquila. The company is headquartered in Sommerville, Massachusetts.


RISE helps machine designers embrace high-efficiency, fuel saving actuation solutions that compete with hydraulic cylinders.  Designed for medium and heavy duty applications, RISE Cylinder provides fuel and emissions reductions, improves productivity and extends machine life.


The RISE platform can be used in any machinery or industry that relies on hydraulic movement systems. From agricultural equipment to lifting applications, heavy construction to mining equipment, and more.


RISE is backed by The Engine, Techstars, Reed Sturtevant, a General Partner of The Engine, and angel investor Walter A. Winshall and others. The company raised $3M in a new funding on Apr 10, 2020.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $3M over 1 Round (Funding Type: Seed- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 2-10
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Sommerville
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Country: United States
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