The investment was made through Temasek’s subsidiary Heliconia Capital Management.

Sesto Robotics, a Singapore-based autonomous technology developer, has raised $2.9m in a series A round backed by Heliconia Capital Management, which is owned by state investment agency Temasek.

The round was also backed by Singtel Innov8, the corporate venturing arm of telecoms firm Singtel. Sesto also announced it has completed its spin-off from parent company Hope Technik, an engineering firm.