From the 2014 archives of The Robot Report: 30 fundings, acquisitions, IPOs and failures with some staggering figures. UPDATED Jan 20, 2015 to include additions from Travis Deyle’s Hizook blog, and on January 7 to include Rethink Robotics equity funding and the acquisition of RobotWorx.
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Large and small — but steadily throughout the year, all types of funding for robotic startups and spin-offs occurred during 2014.
Many got large fundings:
Smaller fundings included: