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What’s Driving iRobot’s VC Play? Roomba Competition?
Consumer electronics giants Samsung, LG and Panasonic as well as vacuum king Dyson have all jumped into the carpet wars and are gunning for the robot vacuum market. (January 28, 2015)

Japan Pledges $850M plus Deregulation of Robots to Spur Jobs
The Abe administration expects the use of robots to also boost productivity. (January 24, 2015)

Giant Subsea Robots Mine for Ocean Riches
SMD has the financial backing and oceanic engineering chops to literally push underwater automation to new depths. (January 23, 2015)

Research Report
Investing in Robotics: What to Watch for in 2015
Special report "Investing in Robotics: What to Watch for in 2015" breaks down the most attractive robotics sectors for investors, examines where the money is coming from, analyzes IPOs and mergers, and details what investors need to watch for. (January 22, 2015)

Thinking About Investing in Robotics Soon? Don’t Miss This!
Free download on investing in 2015 during webcast, Thursday, January 22 at 2PM (January 21, 2015)

Jibo Now a Multimillionaire. Bags $25M More
Cynthia Breazeal’s hot new “family” robot keeps reeling in the green (January 21, 2015)

IP Group Takes Minority Stake in Exyn Technologies
Will IMAX take Exyn Technologies to the movies? (January 15, 2015)

$26.6M More: Investment Money Loves Rethink Robotics
Not bad for a company with a single product, Baxter, the co-robot, that’s had decidedly unspectacular sales since its introduction in late 2012. (January 08, 2015)

WHOI Center for Marine Robotics Awarded $5M
WHOI $5 million grant toward the construction of new facilities for the testing and research into innovative marine robotics. (December 21, 2014)

Investing in Robotics: What to Watch for in 2015
The webcast "Investing in Robotics: What to Watch for in 2015" will discuss what investors look for in robotics companies and outline the investment landscape for robotics in 2015 and beyond. Webcast date: January 22, 2015 (December 15, 2014)

EU Robotics Update: Horizon 2020 Confirms $102M New Funding
EU goal is to create 240,000 jobs through robotics by 2020. (December 05, 2014)

Motifs: Want to Invest in a Robotics Portfolio that “You” Create?
Putting your money into a mutual fund or an ETF can feel a lot like buying a cable TV package. (December 05, 2014)

Restoration Robotics Raises $45M for Robotic Hair Transplants
Restoration Robotics, a privately held medical robotics company, has raised $45 million in Series C extension funding, which will be used to develop the second generation of its ARTAS robotic hair transplant system. (November 11, 2014)

Why Intel is Betting on Drones
Intel invests in PrecisionHawk, a data delivery company that uses a small drone and cloud-based software to gather data. (November 07, 2014)

Medrobotics Closes $20M in Series F Financing
Medrobotics has closed $20 million in Series F funding and will use the money to extend its runway while pursuing commercial launches in Europe and FDA clearance and commercialization in the United States and other global markets. (October 29, 2014)



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