One other robotic pizza startup has shut down.
Based on an electronic mail despatched to The Spoon, the Paris-based startup had seen its belongings liquidated by a French court docket. The corporate, which had tried to discover a purchaser, closed the doorways on its two eating places final Monday and can lay off its remaining 35 workers within the coming days.
It’s a tragic ending for one of many robotic restaurant trade’s earliest startups. The corporate, which began as EKIM and labored on its expertise for the higher a part of a decade, opened the doorways on its first restaurant just a little over a yr in the past in Beaubourg in Paris, France after operating a pilot within the Paris suburb of Marne-la-Vallée beginning in 2019. The corporate would increase over €12M in funding.
The information is the most recent in what’s been a string of dangerous information on the pizza robotics entrance. In Could we acquired information of Basil Road taking ultimate bids on their belongings, and in July The Spoon broke the information that the OG pizza merchandising machine startup Pizzametry was on the lookout for a purchaser.