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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…

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