Thursday, June 28, 2012

Downlink: Funding

It looks like the Japanese government looks to be considering development of an actual Gundam for their self defence forces.

Our friends over at Hizook have an interesting blog post up showing that robotics companies in Silicon Valley are more focused on going public than startups on the east coast. This will come as no surprise to anyone who has worked in the valley.

Here is a new robotics focused VC fund based in New York City. Obviously we believe this is a great choice. I wonder if the city is going to call 3rd Ave in Brooklyn something silly like "Robotics Avenue" or "East Silicon Alley". I'll be disappointed if they miss out on the obvious "Electric Avenue"

Also, we are starting a directory of robotics related companies based in New York City, if your company would like to be added send an email with the subject ROBOTICNYC

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