The Robotic Report’s Steve Crowe is joined by Kevin Dunlap, Managing Associate at Calibrate Ventures to debate current robotics investments together with the Berkshire Gray SPAC and Locus Robotics’ $150 million Sequence E. Calibrate’s portfolio contains Constructed Robotics, Embodied, Farmwise, Misty Robotics, Gentle Robotics, 3D Robotics and extra.
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Welcome to Episode 36 of The Robotic Report Podcast, the place every week Robotic Report editor Steve Crowe opinions the most recent robotics, automation and clever techniques information and bulletins, and interview main roboticists, leaders of modern robotics firms, and different key members of the robotics group.
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On this podcast, Robotic Report editor Steve Crowe speaks with Kevin Dunlap, co-founder and managing accomplice of Calibrate Ventures, a California-based early stage enterprise capital agency. Kevin breaks down a number of the main robotics investments which have lately taken place, together with the Berkshire Gray SPAC and Locus Robotics’ $150 million Sequence E. He discusses how SPACs might change the way forward for investing, how Calibrate Ventures evaluates firms to put money into, and he shares recommendation for younger startups seeking to elevate funding.
Calibrate Ventures robotics portfolio firms embody many acquainted faces, together with Constructed Robotics, Embodied, Farmwise, Misty Robotics, Gentle Robotics, 3D Robotics and extra.
Crowe additionally feedback on different high robotics tales together with, Motional testing Stage four driverless robotaxis in Las Vegas, ABB introducing its next-gen cobots and NASA’s video of the Perseverance Rover touchdown on Mars.
Zero-7:40 – Present Intro; the world owes Boston Dynamics an apology
7:44-46:58 – Dialog with Kevin Dunlap, co-founder and managing accomplice, Calibrate Ventures
46:57-54:00 – Information Commentary: Motional’s L4 robotaxi checks, Berkshire Gray SPAC, NASA video
54:01-55:01 – Present Outro
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