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Our mission is to be the leading investor in robotics, automation and AI listed stocks

Robocap Team


Our Values


We are passionate about robotics investments​


Our investment advice is founded on conviction


We constantly challenge our decisions and try to anticipate changes


We focus on performance, not size


We align our interests with our investors


Integrity is at our core; we advise against investments associated with the military-industrial complex. 


We must have a clarity of thinking: "If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough." (Einstein)


Robocap Team

Jonathan Cohen

Founder & CIO

Heenal Patel

Head of Research

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Sara Hjortstig

Head of Operations

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Ken Chui

Equity Research Analyst

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Duncan Finnie

Head of Business Development

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Advisory Board

Dr. Bianca Braun

Dr. Bianca Braun holds a Masters and a PhD from the University of St Gallen (HSG) with a specialization in technology management. She received her doctorate in the field of family businesses and published a book on successful private companies.

Bianca Braun joined her family business Maxon Motor AG as part of the Board of Directors in 2007 and as Head of Internal Audit in 2012. Maxon Motor was founded in 1961 in Switzerland and is one of the world’s leaders in drive technology, broadly known for its participation in NASA’s Mars rovers. Maxon DC and BLDC motors are used in surgical power tools, humanoid robots, and in precision industrial applications.

The family-owned company has about 3,300 employees at nine production sites, turnover of CHF 707 Mio. in 2022 and is represented by sales companies in nearly 40 countries.

Bianca Braun brings with her the expertise of being a leading member of a developer and manufacturer of key components in robotics and automation. She holds several board positions and is a supporter of women in the engineering field.

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Dr. Adrian Keppler

Creating sustainable profitable growth - that is what Adrian always drives for - 11 years as managing director at EOS GmbH, one of the world's leading companies in the field of industrial 3D printing. With this experience, Adrian is one of the few experts in the 3D printing industry worldwide. His global network in the rapidly changing high-tech industry combined with his extensive leadership and management skills as well as his broad experience in topics such as strategy, go-to-market, value selling, customer service and the digitization of various business areas are what distinguish Adrian.

Before joining EOS, Adrian held several management positions within Siemens AG.

Today, Adrian is acting as a Senior advisor for “Digital Manufacturing” at h&z Management Consulting, Munich. In addition, he is active in several Advisory Board Positions and is invested in a 3D Printing Startup.

Adrian attended the Graduate School of Business Administration, Zurich and holds a Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich. He loves travelling and is a keen mountaineer as well as a passionate race and mountain-biker.

Prof. Mirko Kovac

Prof. Mirko Kovac is Director of the Aerial Robotics Laboratory at Imperial College London and the Head of the Materials and Technology Centre of Robotics at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology (EMPA). His research focuses on the development of novel flying robots for distributed sensing and autonomous robotic construction for digital infrastructure systems. Prof. Kovac's specialisation is in Physical Artificial Intelligence, hardware design and multi-modal robot mobility.

Before his appointment in London, he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory as part of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University in Cambridge, USA. He obtained his PhD with the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). He received his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) in 2005. During his studies, he was a research associate with the University of California in Berkeley USA, RIETER Automotive Switzerland, the WARTSILA Diesel Technology Division in Switzerland, and CISERV in Singapore.

Since 2006, he has presented his work at numerous international conferences and in journals and has won several best papers and best presentation awards. Also, he is an invited member of the scientific advisory board of the Lifeboat Foundation, has been an invited lecturer at more than 20 research institutions worldwide and has been a representative speaker on education and innovation at the World Knowledge Dialogue Symposium 2008 and the EPFL Didactic Days Conference 2008.

Dr. Rich Mahoney,


Rich Mahoney, PhD, has dedicated his career to bringing early-stage healthcare robotics to commercial viability. He is Vice President of Research at Intuitive. He leads technology research and translation efforts around the company’s mission, working with other functions to identify innovations and opportunities for new products to bring to market. His extensive robotics development background and experience as a founder of several companies shape his leadership to contribute to Intuitive’s strategic vision.

Prior to joining, Rich was the founder and CEO of Seismic, a spin-off venture from SRI International, focused on improving quality of life through Powered Clothing, a new approach to wearable robotics designed to enhance mobility and overall quality of life for employee safety and consumer health. Prior to Seismic, Rich was the Director of SRI Robotics for more than seven years, where he led a team delivering cutting-edge robotics innovations. Rich was responsible for the licensing and spin-out of SRI Robotics technology into new ventures, including Redwood Robotics, Grabit, Verb Surgical, Yamaha’s Motobot, Enaex’s Robot Miner, and Abundant Robotics.

Rich was the founding President of Silicon Valley Robotics and is recognized as robotics commercialization thought leader. He received his B.S. and M.S. from Drexel University, and a PhD in engineering from the University of Cambridge, England, where he attended on a Fulbright Scholarship.

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Prof. Paul Newman

Paul Newman CBE FREng, FIET, FIEEE is a creator, pioneer and innovator of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology.

He is the Founder & CTO (Chief Technology Officer) at OXA (formerly Oxbotica), BP Professor of Information Engineering at the University of Oxford, and Founder & Director of Oxford Robotics Institute. His pioneering approach to AV technology is being successfully harnessed for real-world application at OXA - on roads in four continents, down mines, across warehouses and around airports. He makes and leads teams that use bits to move atoms.

In 1999, Paul set out the fundamentals of the large-scale navigation problem SLAM (simultaneous localisation and mapping) which underpins the driverless vehicle revolution. After three years at MIT 2000-2003, working on subsea and land autonomy, he returned to the UK and built the UK’s first AV stack. He continues to lead the way in AV innovation, having authored 200 papers, garnered 16,000 citations and registered 22 patents.

Beyond his responsibilities at OXA and the academic world, Paul is a strategic advisor to businesses and organisations at the Government level. He currently serves on the UK Government’s Department for Transport Science Advisory Council and is on the BSI Standards Committee for AV technology. In 2015, he was elected a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the IET (Institute for Engineering and Technology) and the Royal Academy of Engineering. Paul was awarded a CBE in the King’s Birthday Honours List for 2023 for his outstanding contributions and services to the field of Engineering and Technology in the UK, which have extended around the world.

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