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Attabotics

Founder: Scott Gravelle (CEO)
Launched: 2016
Headquarters: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Industries: Transportation and warehousing

Pictured above: Scott Gravelle

An Attabotics employee scanning an item at one of their "pick stations."
Attabotics

Attabotics is a 3-D robotics solution for fulfillment centers that replaces the traditional row-and-aisle configuration with a patented storage structure inspired by ant colonies. Using this new configuration, the company claims it can reduce warehouse needs by up to 85%, allowing brands to gain delivery speed by moving fulfillment centers closer to high-density urban areas.

Disclosure: Comcast Ventures, a division of CNBC parent company Comcast, is an investor in Attabotics.