What is Karakuri?
The name Karakuri was taken from the 16th Century Japanese autonomous dolls. These automatons were designed to surprise and delight dinner guests – which is precisely what we as a business strive to do.
Karakuri is a UK-based technology company dedicated to designing, manufacturing, and installing robotic automation systems for restaurants, commercial kitchens and caterers.
Karakuri was founded in February 2018 by Simon Watt and Barney Wragg, two longtime friends and colleagues who originally worked together at ARM in the nineties.
In April 2018 Founders Factory invested in Karakuri, and Brent Hoberman joined the board as Chairman. Together, Brent, Simon, and Barney have built Karakuri into a company dedicated to turning innovative ideas into viable solutions.