Get the most out of Ro­bot­ics Business Review!

This is an article excerpt. Please register to view the entire article.
Learn more about membership benefits and start your membership today!

Telepresence Robotics Biz VGo lands $882K
VGo’s telepresence robotics product is used in hospitals, nursing facilities, labs and in the home
By RBR Staff

MASS. HIGH TECH—VGo Communications of Nashua, N.H. has secured another round of funding. The maker of telepresence robotics products received $882,159 in debt financing from nine unnamed investors, according to federal documents.

Named in the filing are Thomas Ryden, co-founder and COO; Peter Vicars, president and CEO; Grinnell More, co-founder and chief robotics officer; Nina Saberi, executive chair and founding venture investor; and Bruce Ryan, director.

VGo, which was founded by former iRobot Corp. executives Ryden and More, makes telepresence products used in healthcare. Its first product, launched in 2011, is used by doctors and nurses who use VGo to monitor and consult with patients in the hospital. It is also used…

To continue reading, join today.

Get started
Create your membership.
Already a member?

Pat Kelly

Want to learn more about our membership options? Give me a call.

Pat Kelly, Robotics Membership Manager
508-663-1500 x 482 |

No comments yet. Be the first to post a comment.



View comment guidelines

Remember me

Notify me of follow-up comments?

Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.

3D Printing to Aid Next Land-speed Record?

Zimplistic Gets $11.5M for Kitchen Robots

3D Printing as a Production Tool: New Era of Productivity
More in 3D Printing

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing