Company Profile

Chasing-Innovation Technology Co., LTD is a world-leading developer and manufacturer of unmanned underwater vehicles and micro-ROVs . It focuses on R&D, production and global sales of consumer-grade underwater drones, light industrial-grade, professional-grade underwater micro-ROVs and portable smart unmanned equipment. Currently, it has built 3 factories, of which the new production base, located in Ganzhou, Jiangxi, is the world's largest portable underwater products manufacturing base.

CHASING was founded by a group of passionate diving enthusiasts and hardware & software professionals in 2016. Within the first 5 years, it has developed 6 generations of products, completed 4 rounds of financing, and become a leader in the underwater technology industry. Up till now, it has won more than 50 awards at all levels within and outside China. Because of its low cost, high performance, easiness to operate, outstanding portability and other characteristics, it has been widely applied in underwater observation and photography, aquaculture, underwater defense & rescue, hull inspection, scientific exploration, environmental protection testing, water conservancy and hydro-power. Every day CHASING products are delivered to a wide range of organizations in over 80 countries.

CHASING is headquartered in Shenzhen, with domestic offices or subsidiaries in Beijing, Chengdu, Kunming, Ningbo, Hainan, Ganzhou and Seattle, USA. Its R&D team is strong and has reached international top level in many technical fields such as underwater communication, general design of underwater vehicle, electric power and propulsion system, navigation control, etc. CHASING strives to design the most reliable, innovative, portable and affordable inspection-class and work-class micro-ROVs. It promises to provide the best experience in using all kinds of its submersible robots.

Milestone

  • 2021, In May
    the small five-thruster underwater drone "GLADIUS GLADIUS MINI S" was launched.
  • 2021, In April
    the company obtained tens of millions of Pre-B round of financing.
  • 2021, In February
    new light industrial-grade underwater ROV "CHASING M2 PRO" was launched.
  • 2020, In February
    CHASING DORY won the iF Design Award.
  • 2020, In January
    the world's first professional observation underwater ROV/drone CHASING M2 Unveiled at CES2020. 
  • 2019, In December
    GLADIUS MINI won the 2019 Red Star Design Award in China.
  • 2019, In December
    CHASING was selected by Qianbidao as one of the TOP 30 Most Valuable Growth Companies in the era of influence 2019. 
  • 2019, In September
    the world's smallest underwater drone CHASING DORY was officially launched. 
  • 2019, In April
    the company obtained tens of millions of A round of financing from Shenzhen Capital Group Co., Ltd., and the company has established a wholly-owned subsidiary in the United States.
  • 2019, In March
    GLADIUS MINI won the 2019 red dot design award in Germany.
  • 2018, In December
    Photo District News (PDN) named it “THE INNOVATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR OF 2018”.
  • 2018, In November
    the company won the national high-tech enterprise certification and the GLADIUS MINI realized mass production.
  • 2018, In September
    GLADIUS MINI appeared at the 2018 COMPUTING CONFERENCE, and the new domestic product was launched.
  • 2018, In August
    the new generation of underwater drone GLADIUS MINI was launched worldwide in Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2018, In June
    the self-built factory in Shenzhen was officially put into operation, achieving mass production.
  • 2018, In May
    the company obtained tens of millions of Pre-A round of financing from Shenzhen Capital Group Co., Ltd.
  • 2018, In April
    the company got ISO9001 quality system certification.
  • 2017, In September
    the first mass production of the GLADIUS series was realized.
  • 2017, In June
    it obtained millions of angel round of investment from institutions like Haofang and Yinxinggu.
  • 2017, In May
    the company crowdfunded $500,000 on Indiegogo.
  • 2016, In April
    Chasing-Innovation was established.