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sandstar.com

Founded Year

2016

Stage

Series B - II | Alive

Total Raised

$6.7M

About SandStar

SandStar is an artificial intelligence and new retail company that develops, manufactures, and operates unmanned convenience stores. SandStar can recognize over 3,000 products including vegetables, fruits, snacks, beverages, breads, fast foods, stationery, and clothes. The technology can be used in all retail checkout scenarios such as supermarkets, pharmacies, food courts, bookstores, and bakeries. Consumers simply place their items on the machine, and their prices are displayed immediately. Payments can be made via WeChat or Alipay. Additionally, merchants can be connected to the machine without having to change their existing system structure, meaning the machines can be quickly deployed and duplicated. The machine also features a face recognition anti-theft system to reduce the rate of damaged goods.

SandStar Headquarter Location

606, Block A, SOHO II Guanghua Rd, Chaoyang District

Beijing, Beijing,

China

+86 400 660 9898

ESPs containing SandStar

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EXECUTION STRENGTHMARKET STRENGTHLEADERHIGHFLIEROUTPERFORMERCHALLENGER
Consumer & Retail / Retail

Contactless self-checkout companies make solutions that speed up checkout by largely eliminating interaction between shoppers and employees and preventing line formation. This market includes 4 core solutions: smart cameras enabled by computer vision, shelf sensors, self-scan mobile checkout apps, and self-scan shopping carts.

SandStar named as Leader among 12 other companies, including AiFi, Trigo, and MishiPay.

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned SandStar in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Mar 15, 2022.

Expert Collections containing SandStar

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

SandStar is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Store management tech (In-store retail tech).

S

Store management tech (In-store retail tech)

1,739 items

Startups aiming to work with retailers to improve brick-and-mortar retail store operations.

G

Grocery Retail Tech

714 items

Startups providing B2B solutions to grocery businesses to improve their store and omni-channel performance. Includes customer analytics platforms, in-store robots, predictive inventory management systems, online enablement for grocers and consumables retailers, and more.

A

Artificial Intelligence

8,718 items

This collection includes startups selling AI SaaS, using AI algorithms to develop their core products, and those developing hardware to support AI workloads.

N

New Retail Formats

365 items

Tech-enabled, physical retail selling formats that reach beyond the walls of a traditional store.

R

Retail Tech 100

100 items

The winners of the 2020 CB Insights Retail Tech 100, published December 2020.

F

Fintech

2,973 items

Track and capture company information and workflow.

SandStar Patents

SandStar has filed 3 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Artificial neural networks
  • Disability sport classifications
  • Machine learning
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

12/11/2017

10/19/2021

Artificial neural networks, Machine learning, Disability sport classifications, Artificial intelligence, Classification algorithms

Grant

Application Date

12/11/2017

Grant Date

10/19/2021

Title

Related Topics

Artificial neural networks, Machine learning, Disability sport classifications, Artificial intelligence, Classification algorithms

Status

Grant

Latest SandStar News

SandStar appoints new managing director for European markets

May 27, 2022

SandStar announced the appointment of Marianne Haugland Hindsgaul as the new managing director for European markets.

SandStar Web Traffic

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  • When was SandStar founded?

    SandStar was founded in 2016.

  • Where is SandStar's headquarters?

    SandStar's headquarters is located at 606, Block A, SOHO II, Beijing.

  • What is SandStar's latest funding round?

    SandStar's latest funding round is Series B - II.

  • How much did SandStar raise?

    SandStar raised a total of $6.7M.

  • Who are the investors of SandStar?

    Investors of SandStar include True Digital Group, Fengshion Capital, Baidu Ventures, Mobai Capital, Guopeng Capital and 6 more.

  • Who are SandStar's competitors?

    Competitors of SandStar include Mashgin, AiFi, Boxy, Caper AI, Reckon.ai and 8 more.

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