Category: robots

Where are all the robots?
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Where are all the robots?

Rajat Bhageria Contributor Rajat Bhageria is founder and CEO of stealth robotics company Chef Robotics and is founder and managing partner at Prototype Capital. We were promised robots everywhere — fully autonomous robots that will drive our cars end-to-end, clean our dishes, drive our freight, make our food, pipette and do our lab work, write…

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Recycling robots raise millions from top venture firms to rescue an industry in turmoil
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Recycling robots raise millions from top venture firms to rescue an industry in turmoil

The problem of how to find the potential treasure trove hidden in millions of pounds of trash is getting a high-tech answer as investors funnel $16 million into the recycling robots built by Denver-based AMP Robotics. For recyclers, the commercialization of robots tackling industry problems couldn’t come at a better time. Their once-stable business has…

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Can robots find a home in the classroom?
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Can robots find a home in the classroom?

Jason Palmer is a general partner at New Markets Venture Partners. He previously served as deputy director for Higher Education at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A few years ago, investors heralded the arrival of a future with robots in the home. Robots like Jibo, Anki’s Cozmo and Mayfield Robotics’ Kuri attracted buzz and…

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