SoftBank backs Proximie in $80m round for AR surgery

June 14, 2022

Proximie, a British healthtech startup, has raised an $80m Series C round for its augmented reality tech which allows surgeons to advise on operations remotely around the world.

The round follows a $38m Series B in April 2021 and brings the startup’s total funding to $129m.

Proximie, which was founded in 2016, states its mission as saving lives by creating a “borderless operating room”.

It uses augmented reality to allow a surgeon to remotely watch an operation and use their hands to demonstrate things to the surgeon conducting the operation, who sees the remote surgeon on a screen.

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