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Alibaba, Foxconn Up the Ante on SoftBank’s Pepper Robot
Alibaba and Foxconn spend a total $236 million on SoftBank shares as the empathetic Pepper robot is readied for release. (June 18, 2015)

Fetch Robotics Gets $20M to Meet Warehouse Demand
Investors display confidence in warehouse automation by supporting Fetch Robotics, which makes the Fetch and Freight co-robots for order fulfillment. (June 16, 2015)

Adept Technology Sells $8M in Shares, Gets Distributors
Adept Technology raised money for working capital and announced distributors for its industrial robots. (June 16, 2015)

Mabu the Healthcare Robot Scores $1.5M
Cory Kidd has been on one heck of a journey getting his Catalia Health a decent chunk of VC money. (June 12, 2015)

Kawasaki Aims to Quadruple Robot Output in China
Fearing technology leaks, Japanese robot manufacturers typically limit their involvement in China to just producing and selling the robots. (June 12, 2015)

EC Slashes Horizon 2020 Budget for Robotics Research
Despite opposition from scientists, the European Commission cut funding for robotics research by $27 million. Some fear that it will harm global competitiveness. (June 11, 2015)

Investing in Robotics: Everything You Need to Know
This report pulls together data on dozens of investors and robotics firms to tease apart trends and opportunities. Our intention is to illustrate what has happened in the last few years, what is happening right now, and what is likely to happen in the next few years. (June 05, 2015)

First 10 Startups Join Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator
Microprocessor maker Qualcomm is offering $1 million in funding, shared lab space, and industry mentors to build up the robotics community in San Diego. (June 04, 2015)

Toymaker Gets $45M, Thanks to ‘Star Wars’ Cameo
Boulder, Colo.-based Sphero's rolling robot has an innovative design, gaining fan and investor interest. (June 04, 2015)

Corindus Vascular Robotics’ IPO Nets $42M
Corindus raised $42 million on Thursday night by offering 11 million shares at $3.80. (May 29, 2015)

Rival Drone Companies Race to Fund Startups
Accel and DJI's SkyFund and Airware's Commercial Drone Fund are responses to increasing competition. (May 28, 2015)

The Robot Question & the New Productivity
“Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long run, it is almost everything." (May 23, 2015)

China Enters Personal Robot Space with Nemo
Burgeoning home/personal robot space gains a new companion in Nemo. (May 15, 2015)

Drone Provider Sky-Futures Gets a Round of $3.9M
The U.K.-based company has received the largest investment in Europe so far for drone technology, while the FAA comes under pressure from Congress. (May 15, 2015)

Corindus Vascular Robotics Files for an IPO
Corindus Vascular Robotics, which makes robots to aid in cardiac stent placement, had sales of $3 million last year and has filed for a public offering. (May 13, 2015)



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