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Finance & Investment Resource Center
Engaged Capital LLC Buys 5.1% Stake in AeroVironment Inc.
With a new investment comes the push for new products. Read more.
They may be small, but AnkiDrive’s cars mean big things for the consumer robotics industry. View Anki’s Debut Marks Starting Line for Robot-Gaming


Finance & Investment News
San Mateo to Host Robotics as a Business Conference
Silicon Valley Innovation Center to provide robotics networking opportunity in San Mateo, Calif.

Equity Markets Approach Robotics With Caution
Acquisitions are more likely than robot company IPOs, for now at least.

EC Slashes Horizon 2020 Budget for Robotics Research
Portion of innovation funds diverted as European economies sag.

Toymaker Gets $45M, Thanks to ‘Star Wars’ Cameo
Sphero's contribution to BB-8 droid brings more money to Colorado.

Techmetics Places $1M Order for Adept’s Lynx
Singapore-based service company to use Adept's mobile co-robots.

DARPA’s Robotics Fast Track to Aid Smaller Firms
Program provides faster contract approval for smaller amounts and rapid prototyping.

ReWalk’s Stock Stumbles, But It Expands to India
Exoskeletons to help paraplegics walk are pricey, but the potential market is still large.

Accel Invests $75M in DJI, Now Valued at $8B
Silicon Valley investors help raise Chinese drone maker's value.

EU Preps Robot Laws But Shouldn’t Cut Spending, MP Says
Diversion of Horizon 2020 funds raises questions about European priorities.

Clearpath Gets Funds for Materials Handling
Automated vehicle maker expands onto the factory floor.

Rethink Welcomes New Money, New Investors & New Robot
As Rethink Robotics announces closing on $13.4 million, VC investments in robotics hit new highs for 2015

China South Rail Buys U.K. Robot Maker
Chinese train maker hopes to gain ROV expertise and expand its international reach.

Falling Fuel Prices Boost Undersea Robots
As companies consolidate, ROV research and investment increase.

The Future Looks Rosy in U.K. Robotics Landscape Report
British market is ripe for robotics but needs investments, commercialization.

Research Report
Investing in Robotics: What to Watch for in 2015
Special report 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.



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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.


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