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[ad_1] Image credit: Fruitcore Robotics Constance, Germany-based Fruitcore Robotics, a robotic system that leverages intelligent software and innovative mechatronics, announced that it has raised €17M in its Series A round of funding. The round was led by an early-stage VC firm UVC Partners along with btov Industrial Technologies Fund, and the private investor network of
[ad_1] On Thursday, Piestro, a maker of automated pizza-making vending machines, wrapped up a nearly $5M ($4,667,468 to be exact) equity crowdfunding campaign. According to the funding prospectus for the just-completed campaign, the company plans to use the funds to develop its second-generation pizza robot. The second-generation Piestro, which will be the first pizza robot
[ad_1] GrayMatter Robotics, a Los Angeles, CA-based creator of smart robotic assistants that help humans do surface treatment tasks such as sanding and spraying on manufacturing lines, raised a $4.1m in seed funding. The round was co-led by Stage Venture Partners and Calibrate Ventures, with participation from 3M Ventures, OCA Ventures, Pathbreaker Ventures, and B Capital Group. The company
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[ad_1] By Andrew Maynard / Arizona State University Elon Musk announced a humanoid robot designed to help with those repetitive, boring tasks people hate doing. The visionary business magnate suggested it could run to the grocery store for you, but presumably it would handle any number of tasks involving manual labor. Tesla CEO Elon Musk