Tag: Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding robots

Do you like getting robots in the mail? I’m a sucker for cool crowdfunded robots like some of these ones. But this can also be serious research for your startup.¬†Crowdfunding is a great way to extend your prototyping time, build a community or get your preorders for the first manufacturing run. However, successful campaigns require …

Kickstarter and Robots – not always #botiful

SF Bay Area Robotics meetup – August 21 7pm – 8.30pm at Lemnos Labs – is a kickstarter edition. Claire Delauney will share her experience with Botiful, as she reaches the final 12 hours of her Kickstarter and is currently still only 75%¬†80% funded. There will be a speakers with kickstarter a range of experiences, …

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 …