Tag: Andra Keay

Startup Series #5 Rodney Brooks, Steve Cousins & Pioneers Festival

It’s not every day you get to ask pioneering robot startup founders about their journey. The Robolution panel at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna comprised Rodney Brooks from Rethink Robotics and previously iRobot, Steve Cousins from Savioke and previously Willow Garage, Noland Katter from Anybots, and Walter Wohlkinger and Michael Zillich of Blue Danube Robotics, …

Robot Launchpad on Robots Podcast

Robots Podcast is the place to hear the latest well informed news and views on robotics. I’m honored to have been interviewed about Robot Launchpad for the July 13 2012 podcast.┬áRobots is a non-profit association dedicated to providing free, high quality, educational information for the robotics community and the general public, based in Switzerland but …

Why Robot Startups Now?

Now is the right time for robot startups. Why? The reasons range from changes within robotics to changes in the broader financial and technological environment. There is a critical mass which we believe has been reached. This list attempts to capture the zeitgeist and define all the reasons why we’ve hit the tipping point. I …

MEGA Startup Weekend – pix & stories

I’m collecting links to videos, pix, stories from MEGA Startup Weekend – with Robots. The MEGA site has some great postscripts by Claire Lee of the Microsoft BizSpark team and Kelly Byrd, the talkTECH PR & Social Media Director. All the pitches and Q&As are on the┬áRobot Launch Pad youtube channel, thanks to Michael Harries. …