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Clearpath Robotics

Clearpath Robotics Inc. develops self-driving vehicles for industry. The company provides hardware, software and services to enable self-driving vehicle development, deployment and fleet operation.


Ascendify delivers beautiful cloud applications for talent management that transform how companies attract, develop, and retain employees.


Catalant provides global enterprises with software solutions to access business expertise on demand.

Rethink Robotics nabs $26.6M to keep building easy-to-train bots

Rethink Robotics, builder of the beloved Baxter robot, announced a $26.6 million Series D round today, bumping up its total funding to more than $100 million.

GE Ventures led the round. Goldman Sachs, Bezos Expeditions, CRV, Highland Capital Partners, Sigma Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Two Sigma Ventures also participated. Rethink Robotics didn’t go into details about the funds’ use, but said the money will go toward international expansion and research.

Airware’s Drone Operating System Gets Strategic Investment

Dull, dirty, and dangerous. Those are the tasks robots are best for, but it also describes jobs with General Electric’s Field Services division, inspecting wind turbines and oil pipelines. So today GE Ventures made one of its first major strategic investments in robotics through a new partnership with drone hardware, software, and cloud services platform startup Airware.

Rethink Robotics, Inc.

Rethink Robotics is changing the way robots are used in manufacturing, research and education with an innovative family of smart, collaborative automation solutions.


Hardware, Software and Cloud Services for Commercial Drones
Short description: Airware is building the aerial information platform for the rapid development and safe operation of commercial drones, providing hardware, software and cloud services.

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