Robot Launch 2014 is open to any robot startup pre/partial Series A. We’re looking for startups with prototypes and business models. But we’re also interested in any great robot startup idea.
What is a robot startup? Well, it could be a robot or an autonomous mobile manipulator. OR it could be an appliance or connected device. OR it could be a sensor or actuator or AI that makes robots better.
Prizes include money, mentoring, meetings and free legal and startup services from our supporting organizations; Silicon Valley Robotics, Indiegogo, WilmerHale, Grishin Robotics, Bosch Venture Capital, Lemnos Labs, Luxr, Robolution Capital, Lux Capital, OATV, Khosla Ventures, a showcase at Solid and media coverage by Robohub.
In Round One, a 60 sec video is optional but all Top 30 and Finalists will be asked to prepare a 2 minute pitch video. Finals will be conducted by video and published on Robohub. Pitch deck templates and other startup resources available at Robot Launchpad. (Do not disclose confidential information.)
- Round One entries open Feb 20
- Round One entries close March 30 midnight (PST)
- Top 30 announced April 10
- Finalists announced April 30
- Final Showcase (tbc) May 20
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And for more information about judges, awards and entries – Robohub and Silicon Valley Robotics http://www.svrobo.org/robot-launch-2014-startup-competition/
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