The recent breaking news story on The Robot Report was, unfortunately, the demise of Helen Greiner’s company, CyPhy Works (d/b/a Aria Insights). The high-flying startup raised close to $40 million since its creation in 2008, making it the second business founded by an iRobot alum that has shuttered within five months. While it is not immediately clear why the tethered-drone […]
GITAI is a robotics startup that develops remote controlled robots to replace astronaut’s operations in commercial space stations. Founded by Sho Nakanose in 2016, GITAI is backed by investors that include Dai-ichi Life, ANRI, Spiral Ventures, Daiwa Corporate Investment, and Coral Capital and is headquartered in Tokyo.