Announcing IndieBio SF’s Next Wave – VC-Founder Meetings (June 17 to 21) Learn More

Q5D

Disrupting the global wiring harness market

Team

Stephen Bennington

CEO

Chris Elsworthy

Director Technology Innovation

Company details

Wiring is the critical element that makes so many of moder-day products function. Despite major advances in our approach to these products and their manufacturing, wiring of these products is still made by hand. This renders the wiring process expensive and labour intensive, error prone, leaving us with long and fragile supply chains. Q5D is changing this by combining robotics and AI to add wiring and printed electronics directly into products, thus automating what is currently a manual process. Their technology yields reduced manufacturing cost, and at the same time improved quality and function. This in turn enables dramatically simplified supply chains, meaning that production can be nearshored. The automotive sector is the first to adopt Q5D’s technology, and in doing so have demonstrated production cost savings of 40%, equivalent to more than $200m annually for each model of vehicle. They have demonstrated product-market fit, with pilot machine sales to some of the world’s largest companies, including Yazaki, Lear, and Jaguar Land Rover, amongst others.

Get In Touch with Q5D

Please tell us a little bit about yourself and why you'd like to get connected. Q5D + SOSV will follow up with you via email.

Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden

No Offer, Solicitation, Advice, or Recommendation

Except to the extent expressly set forth in materials as may be provided through a password protected area on the SOSV website (the "Materials"), or as otherwise expressly specified by SOSV in writing, nothing on the SOSV website or on any platform or other communications medium owned, operated or otherwise by or on behalf of SOSV, is intended to constitute (i) an offer, or solicitation of an offer, to purchase or sell any security, other asset or service, (ii) investment advice or an offer to provide such advice, or (iii) a basis for making any investment decision. Except as expressly stated by SOSV in writing, neither the SOSV website or any platform or other communications medium owned, operated or otherwise by or on behalf of SOSV, nor any of the Materials make any effort to present a comprehensive or balanced description of SOSV or its investment activities. Please note the SOSV Communication Policy available here.