Tips For The New Robotics Investor
John Edwards interviews leaders in the investment community for tips on what to consider befor before investing in robotics.
(October 24, 2012)
Top 40 VCs for your Robotics Pitch
More daunting is the fact that only forty VCs—barely 5 percent of the total—have taken a liking to things robotic, which makes the odds of getting a yes plummet even further.
(October 21, 2012)
Some VCs Use Algorithm to Pick Start-ups for Investments
The partners say that the effort adds efficiency to the investment process. And for entrepreneurs, it means far faster answers: rejections come in as little time as two days.
(October 21, 2012)
Adaptive Traffic Signals Get The Green Light In Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is testing new traffic light technology that will impact the local economy and take police officers off of construction duty
(October 08, 2012)
U.S. Navy Provides $28 Million For Robotic Rotorcraft Concepts
The U.S. Office of Naval Research is providing $28 million for the prototype design concept effort, which is part of a larger 5-year, $98 million program to develop sensors and control technologies for robotic rotorcraft.
(October 05, 2012)
CoroWare and Private Investor Launch ARiCON
CoroWare and private investor, Lucas Snyder, will contribute mobile robots to the construction industry
(September 27, 2012)
Grishin Rolls $250K at Double Robotics’ Double
The very consumer-oriented product with potential to fit a very wide range of applications and has already proven a strong consumer demand.
(September 22, 2012)
Blue River Earns $3.1M For Weed-Killing Robots
Blue River’s developers claim the technology can reduce herbicide use in the U.S. by 250 million pounds a year.
(September 11, 2012)
Oracle Invests $7.5M in Mazor Robotics
The medical robotics company gets a much-needed boost from the research-driven firm
(August 20, 2012)
Medrobotics Secures Another $8M For Their Surgical Robots
A maker of surgical robotic technologies, Medrobotics Corp., has secured a Series D round of funding, federal documents show.
(August 14, 2012)
$3M Invested In ModRobotics And Colorado’s Tech Future
Venture capitalist Brad Feld continues to advance the evolution of Colorado’s tech ecosystem with his most recent investment in Modular Robotics.
(July 23, 2012)
Prioria UAS Platforms Receive $5.5M In Funding
Prioria Robotics, a developer of small unmanned aerial systems, announced today that it has completed the final tranche of a $ 5.5 million Series C Preferred round of funding. Athenian Venture Partners, a venture capital firm specializing in investments in information technology and healthcare companies, joined a financing round together with Advantage Capital Partners, the lead investor, and existing investor Florida Gulfshore Capital. Prioria Robotics will use the new financing to advance the growth of its unmanned aerial system (UAS) platforms for military and civilian applications.
(June 25, 2012)
Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics
According to expert analyst Dan Kara, Rethink Robotics is very well positioned, in terms of executive leadership, financing and first-to-market advantage to monopolize the market for its unique class of manufacturing robots for the foreseeable future.
(June 25, 2012)
$25M Robotics Fund Started by Russian Internet CEO
The robotics industry now is where the personal computing industry was in the 1980s: ripe for mainstream adoption and poised for massive growth, Grishin says. Technology has advanced to make production of robotics much cheaper now.
(June 15, 2012)