Occipital nabs $13 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

San Francisco and Boulder, Colorado-based Occipital Inc, a developer of the Structure Sensor and SDK, has raised $13 million in Series B funding. The investors included Intel Capital, Shea Ventures, Grishin Robotics and Foundry Group.


Hardware startup LittleBits snags $44.2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

New York-based hardware startup LittleBits Electronics Inc has raised $44.2 million in funding. DFJ Growth led the round with participation from other investors that included Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners​, Grishin Robotics, Wamda Capital, Foundry Group​, True Ventures,​ VegasTechFund​, Two Sigma Ventures​ and Khosla Ventures​. In conjunction with the funding, Barry Schuler of DFJ Growth, has been added to the LittleBits board.


Bolt fund II raises $25 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Bolt said Tuesday that its second fund closed with $25 million in commitments. The venture capital firm’s first pool raised $4 million in 2013. Limited partners include returning strategic investors Autodesk, Logitech, and Grishin Robotics as well as new investor Cisco Investments. Bolt said the new pool will allow it to open a second facility in San Francisco. Bolt said it will invest up to $500,000 per startup with a focus on seed stage companies at the intersection of hardware and software.


Orboxtix nabs $15.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Orbotix has secured $15.5 million in funding. The investors were Shea Ventures, Grishin Robotics and Foundry Group. Based in Boulder, Orbotix is a connected toy company.


Petnet closes seed funding round

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

Los Angeles-based connected pet device company Petnet has closed a $1.125 million seed funding round. The seed round was backed by Grishin Robotics, Kima Ventures, SparkLabs Global Ventures, and Launch Capital.


Grishin Invests $250K In The RobotAppStore

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

Grishin Robotics said it invested $250,000 in RobotAppStore, an online marketplace for purchasing and downloading hundreds of applications for robots, from Roomba vacuum cleaners and NAO humanoids to the AR.Drone quadcopter and Sphero robotic ball.


Mail.Ru’s Grishin Launches $25M Fund To Invest In Robotics

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

Dmitry Grishin, co-founder of Russian Internet company Mail.Ru Group launched Grishin Robotics, a fund targeting the personal robotics sector. The fund will be based in New York and initially invest $25 million. It’s mission is to bring personal robotics technologies into every household around the world by investment in emerging companies and fostering a global […]