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Sphero appoints new CEO, spins off robotics startup for first responders

  • TechCrunch
  • 1 week ago
  • Sphero just announced that it has spun off another company.
  • While still a robotics company at its heart Company Six will create robotic systems designed for first responders and other humans whose work requires them to put themselves in harm’s way.
  • Paul Copioli is appointed as the new CEO of Sphero, effective immediately. The executive is an industry veteran who has worked at VEX Robotics, industrial robotics giant Fanuc and Lockheed Martin.
  • Company Six has already closed a $3 million seed round, lead by Spider Capital, with Sphero investors Foundry Group and Techstars also on-board.
Sphero appoints new CEO, spins off robotics startup for first responders

COVID-19 Resources

  • Techstars
  • 1 month ago

The top priority at Techstars is everyone’s health and safety. Many in its network have been through tough times before and will help you navigate through this one.

That’s why the company compiled — and will continue to update — the latest resources and advice to help support you through this time. You can find it all on this page.

COVID-19 Resources

Which investor cohorts pulled back the most in 2008

  • Crunchbase News
  • 2 months ago

In our continued coverage of the coronavirus' impact on technology startups, it's good to look back at 2008 to understand which investor groups pulled back the most when the financial crisis hit.

By pullback the author referring to the most active investors by investor type before the downturn, and how their investing patterns changed through the downturn and beyond to 2012. Analyzing how these types of investor groups reacted in 2008 may prove valuable as everybody tries to troubleshoot what’s ahead in the venture capital world.

Which investor cohorts pulled back the most in 2008

David Brown

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Founder/CEO of @Techstars. Investor in Amazing Startups. Geeky to the bone. http://www.davidgcohen.com

Brad Feld

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Managing Director at @Foundry Group