Bert Labs Receives Funding of US$1million from a Family Office, as part of US$3million bridge round to further help companies meet their ESG goals

Bert Labs, AI-IoT powered solutions company, founded by Rohit Kochar, announced an investment of US$ 1million from the Katkar Family Office, Kailash Katkar, Sanjay Katkar (Founders of Quick Heal Technologies Limited), and an investor, Jeevan Patwa. This is as part of US$3million bridge round to close in November 2021.

Bert Labs through its proprietary “Bert Platform Solution”, focuses on efficiency improvements in energy, production, supply chain planning & logistics, along with reduction in carbon footprint. Company is eyeing expansion of its innovation, product, platform portfolio and growing its global footprint.


Rohit Kochar, Chairman and Founding CEO of Bert Labs stated, "Our vision is to build one of the most admired global institutions and a global technology conglomerate leader from India, where we are solving complex problems for our clients through Bert Innovation and create exponential value for our stakeholders. With increasing focus on decarbonizing the operations and achieving net-zero across industries, Bert Labs helps in the utilization of available energy more efficiently.”

 

​The Bengaluru-based company, founded in 2017, has remained bootstrapped until now, and works with major FMCG, White Goods, Pharmaceuticals, Automobile, Chemical, Cement global and Indian MNC brands to use deep neural networks and reinforcement learning prediction and optimization for deriving efficiency across domains.

 

​The company is growing at 500% y-o-y over next 5 years and aims to be a US$1billion+ revenue before the U.S IPO in FY25-26. The company will continue to rely on internal accruals and institutional funding to fuel growth in Bert Innovation, Bert Platform Solution, R&D, projects installation & commissioning, human capital hiring, build deep domain expertise and client acquisitions in identified industry verticals in India, U.S, Europe, LatAm, Africa, Asia & Middle East.

 

​Bert Platform Solution is bringing an average of 50%+ Energy savings and 50%+ reduction in carbon footprint at a leading global FMCG’s India headquarters over the existing single input/output Control System. Bert Platform brings energy efficiency improvement solution, helping companies meet their sustainability goals of carbon footprint reduction, net zero emissions and reduction in greenhouse gases.

​Bert Labs is building a very strong IP portfolio with several patents filed in U.S, Europe, India already and endeavoring to do 50-60 every year.

​The Investors stated, “Over the last 4 years, the company has executed brilliantly, growing almost 10x. It's a testament to the clear vision Rohit has and the white space for AI enabled IIoT in India & Global. The Company has built strong value proposition to help Fortune 500 companies in different industry verticals achieve their sustainability, productivity & capital efficiency goals. We are excited to be partners of Bert Labs in this journey of creating a world class institution out of India.”

​The company said it will utilise the capital to double its team by the end of the current fiscal, while growing the number of businesses it sells its SaaS solutions to and increasing its presence in markets outside India.

​Bert Platform solution is scalable for factories, manufacturing plants, production facilities, R&D facilities, buildings, backend & frontend business operations for large corporations.

 

About Bert Labs

Bert Labs is a global new age Deep tech company solving the world’s challenges by ensuring efficient use of available resources through its patented AI-IoT technologies.
It has proven solutions in the space of efficiency improvements in energy, production, and supply chain across industrial and commercial establishments.

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Bert Labs Non-Executive Director, Bhavana Mittal, has been honoured by DMA Asia for DMA Trailblazer CMO Award 2021. This has been chosen by very eminent jury led by Sam Balsara of Madison.

 

The DMA Trailblazer CMO Award 2021 exalts visionaries who brought about an indelible transformation with their groundbreaking ideas and initiatives.

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Bhavana Mittal, Executive Director and Chief Growth Officer at Bert Labs has been honoured with a Global Women Achievers Award 2022. The Global Women Achievers Awards (TGWAA) 2022 was presented to Bhavana Mittal through a virtual ceremony, together with 85 women from 37 countries. 

The Award ceremony has been organised by CMO Global and World Women Leadership and Congress & Awards to recognise the sterling contributions and accomplishments of women across the world. It also celebrates and honours women who have excelled in various spheres of life. The TGWAA programme is organised annually since 2014.

The Women Leadership Award recognizes and appreciates the profound role played by women as leaders, and decision makers, in shaping the future of the world, and who embody the qualities of leadership in displaying active, creative, and integrative efforts in achieving the best possible results in the national and regional development plans.

Bert Labs is looking forward to Bhavana as the trailblazer, piped piper to keep Bert Labs as a gender balance institute. For the current financial year we are having the ambitious goal of hiring 50 per cent women employees out of 150 employees and in the next four years it will be 50 percent of 3000 employees. It is an opportunity for women leaders to contribute to exponential growth, value creation and add to world economy. 
 

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Bert Labs, Delivering Growth and Efficiency with each step

Autonomous systems, robotics, smart home/cities, medical devices, cleantech, energy efficiency and many more developing or emerging application areas are profoundly transformed by deep technology and deep tech companies these days. Deep Tech is often set apart by its profound enabling power, the differentiation it can create, and its potential to catalyse change. Deep Tech companies often possess fundamental and defensible engineering innovations that distinguish them from those companies that are focused on the incremental refinement or delivery of standardised technologies or only use business model innovation to create opportunities.

 

Rohit Kochar, Founder CEO, and Exec Chairman, of Bert Labs, was keen to share his thoughts and insights on the solutions that a deep tech company leverages to organizations to reach its efficiency goals and the idea behind Bert Labs. 

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This New Age Deep Tech Startup has Build Something Non-Obvious


Bert Platform Solution is perfectly able to adapt another way to build something which is truly non-obvious to solve and with very high impact. Bert Labs, global new age deep tech company solving the world’s challenges by ensuring efficient use of available resources through its patented AI-IoT technologies. It has proven solutions in the space of efficiency improvements in energy, production, and supply chain across industrial and commercial establishments. During an interaction with Nitisha Dubey; Rohit Kochar, Founder, Executive Chairman & CEO, Bert Labs Private Limited highlights the special offerings of Bert Labs. He also talks about the upcoming technological demand and the future growth.

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Bert Labs
Founded in 2017 by Rohit Kochar, Bert Labs is a deep tech company solving some of the pressing challenges by ensuring efficient use of available resources through its patented AI-IoT technologies. As per the company, it has proven solutions in the space of efficiency improvements in energy, production, and supply chain across industrial and commercial establishments. 

Bangalore-based Bert Labs' proprietary "Bert Platform Solution" focuses on the energy, production, supply chain planning, logistics efficiency, and carbon footprint reduction. In addition, the company wants to expand its innovation, product, and platform portfolio and expand its global footprint.

Bert Labs scales new heights this World Environment Day 2022 
Selected as finalists in two prestigious awards at NASSCOM AI Gamechanger2022 and QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge
 
Congratulating every employee, Rohit Kochar, Founder, Executive Chairman & CEO, Bert Labs said, “Your company, our company has been chosen as a finalist in NASSCOM AI Gamechanger2022 and semi-finalist in QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge. For the latter, we are among the 90 early-stage start-up companies, who have been chosen by the accelerator program, out of 550+ entries from 70 countries. Moreover, there are only 5 companies from India in the 90 companies chosen.”

We are excited about being tall among other early-stage companies in NASSCOM initiative. Looking forward to the finals as our work speaks for itself. Our team at Bert Labs has worked consistently towards providing the best solution for our clients while making sure we responsibly use every resource of the world. 
 

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Bert Labs, AI-IoT powered solutions company, founded by Rohit Kochar, announced an investment of US$ 1million from the Katkar Family Office, Kailash Katkar, Sanjay Katkar (Founders of Quick Heal Technologies Limited), and an investor, Jeevan Patwa. This is as part of US$3million bridge round to close in November 2021.

Bert Labs through its proprietary “Bert Platform Solution”, focuses on efficiency improvements in energy, production, supply chain planning & logistics, along with reduction in carbon footprint. Company is eyeing expansion of its innovation, product, platform portfolio and growing its global footprint.


Rohit Kochar, Chairman and Founding CEO of Bert Labs stated, "Our vision is to build one of the most admired global institutions and a global technology conglomerate leader from India, where we are solving complex problems for our clients through Bert Innovation and create exponential value for our stakeholders. With increasing focus on decarbonizing the operations and achieving net-zero across industries, Bert Labs helps in the utilization of available energy more efficiently.”

 

​The Bengaluru-based company, founded in 2017, has remained bootstrapped until now, and works with major FMCG, White Goods, Pharmaceuticals, Automobile, Chemical, Cement global and Indian MNC brands to use deep neural networks and reinforcement learning prediction and optimization for deriving efficiency across domains.

 

​The company is growing at 500% y-o-y over next 5 years and aims to be a US$1billion+ revenue before the U.S IPO in FY25-26. The company will continue to rely on internal accruals and institutional funding to fuel growth in Bert Innovation, Bert Platform Solution, R&D, projects installation & commissioning, human capital hiring, build deep domain expertise and client acquisitions in identified industry verticals in India, U.S, Europe, LatAm, Africa, Asia & Middle East.

 

​Bert Platform Solution is bringing an average of 50%+ Energy savings and 50%+ reduction in carbon footprint at a leading global FMCG’s India headquarters over the existing single input/output Control System. Bert Platform brings energy efficiency improvement solution, helping companies meet their sustainability goals of carbon footprint reduction, net zero emissions and reduction in greenhouse gases.

​Bert Labs is building a very strong IP portfolio with several patents filed in U.S, Europe, India already and endeavoring to do 50-60 every year.

​The Investors stated, “Over the last 4 years, the company has executed brilliantly, growing almost 10x. It's a testament to the clear vision Rohit has and the white space for AI enabled IIoT in India & Global. The Company has built strong value proposition to help Fortune 500 companies in different industry verticals achieve their sustainability, productivity & capital efficiency goals. We are excited to be partners of Bert Labs in this journey of creating a world class institution out of India.”

​The company said it will utilise the capital to double its team by the end of the current fiscal, while growing the number of businesses it sells its SaaS solutions to and increasing its presence in markets outside India.

​Bert Platform solution is scalable for factories, manufacturing plants, production facilities, R&D facilities, buildings, backend & frontend business operations for large corporations.

 

About Bert Labs

Bert Labs is a global new age Deep tech company solving the world’s challenges by ensuring efficient use of available resources through its patented AI-IoT technologies.
It has proven solutions in the space of efficiency improvements in energy, production, and supply chain across industrial and commercial establishments.