Skelex designs, produces and markets custom exoskeletons for large scale manufacturing companies that reduce the risk of injury from repetitive overhead tasks. Their flagship product, the Skelex 360-XFR gives wearers added support upto 5kg with a 360 degree range of motion and complete condition resistance, empowering the workforces of leading manufacturers like AIrbus, Dutch Ministry of Defence, Honda, Audi, Transavia and GE.

COUNTRY

The Netherlands

Founded

2013

Partnered

2017

MARKET

Engineering/Exoskeletons

FOUNDER

Gaurav Genani

How Unknown’s Venture Engine Unlocked Skelex

Having invested in Skelex in their seed round in 2017 with multiple follow-up funding, Unknown have been a trusted partner to Skelex in its ascent to market leadership in upper body exoskeletons. Going beyond funding, Unknown provides Skelex with numerous business fundamentals like strategy, sales, business development, marketing, and executive hiring. Skelex and Unknown together formed Workforce INC – a network of workforce technologies dedicated to making physical work healthier.

Milestones

2021

Skelex begins to Scale Up

2018

Unknown leads Skelex’s Series A investment round, fueling the funding for Skelex’s flagship exoskeleton the Skelex 360-XFR.

2017

Unknown makes a seed investment in Skelex, funding the first Skelex exoskeleton.

True partnership is when you are both willing to boldly walk into the Unknown – and we are going a long way further!”

Gaurav Genani

Ventureres involved

Jochem Cuppen
Roy van der Loos
Edward de Jager
Hans Peddemors