Built in Colorado: Colorado technology companies had best year ever in 2014

Built in Colorado: Colorado technology companies had best year ever in 2014

DENVER - Built in Colorado announced 140 Colorado tech companies raised $758 million in 2014, a 64 percent funding increase over 2013. In addition, 36 Colorado digital tech companies had... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Friday January 30, 2015 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Built in Colorado, Craftsy, Denver, Fort Collins, Galvanize, Ibotta, Mercury Payments, Orbotix, Pete Khanna, TrackVia, TriZetto, ViaWest

Report: Colorado tech funding in Q2 of 2014 nearly double that of same period in 2013

Report: Colorado tech funding in Q2 of 2014 nearly double that of same period in 2013

COLORADO - Colorado tech companies in the second quarter of 2014 raised $191 million in deal funding, nearly twice as much raised in the same quarter last year, according to a report by Built... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Friday July 18, 2014 0 comments Tags: Accuvant, Built in Colorado, Datalogix, Galvanize, Gnip, Ibotta, Orbotix, ProtectWise, Wayin, Welltok

Orbotix partners with Microsoft to make its Sphero 2.0 toy systems available on Windows 8

Orbotix partners with Microsoft to make its Sphero 2.0 toy systems available on Windows 8

BOULDER - Orbotix announced its Sphero 2.0 robot ball-and-game system is now available for Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Windows 8-powered devices. As part of their collaboration, Sphero... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday June 10, 2014 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Microsoft, Orbotix, Sphero 2.0

Orbotix gets $15.5M investment from Shea Ventures, Grishin Robotics and Foundry Group

Orbotix gets $15.5M investment from Shea Ventures, Grishin Robotics and Foundry Group

BOULDER - Orbotix , the connected play company and manufacturer of mobile device-controlled robots Sphero and Ollie, today announced it has raised $15.5 million from Shea Ventures, Grishin... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Monday May 5, 2014 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Dmitry Grishin, Foundry Group, Grishin Robotics, Ollie, Orbotix, Paul Berberian, Richard Gottlieb, Shea Ventures, Sphero

Orbotix launches SPRK, company's first robotics-based education program for kids, teachers

Orbotix launches SPRK, company's first robotics-based education program for kids, teachers

BOULDER - Toy maker Orbotix announced the launch of the company's first education program called SPRK, fusing technology with robotics for an app-controlled toy offering a new kind of open-play... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Friday April 18, 2014 0 comments Tags: Adam Wilson, Boulder, Orbotix, Paul Berberian, Sphero, SPRK

Orbotix named one of Fast Company's '10 Most Innovative Companies'

Orbotix named one of Fast Company's '10 Most Innovative Companies'

BOULDER - Orbotix , makers of robotic toys such as Sphero and 2B, has been recognized by Fast Company magazine as one of the "10 Most Innovative Companies" in its Consumer Electronics category,... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Wednesday February 19, 2014 0 comments Tags: 2B, Boulder, Fast Company, Orbotix, Paul Berberian, Sphero

Orbotix reinvents games with Sphero, smartphone-controlled ball set to wow this Christmas

Orbotix reinvents games with Sphero, smartphone-controlled ball set to wow this Christmas

By Phil Lindeman InnovatioNews.com BOULDER -- It has entertained President Obama, danced to Christmas music in downtown Manhattan and been dissected by the tech nerds at HowStuffWorks. ... Read More

By: Phil Lindeman Wednesday December 12, 2012 0 comments Tags: Adam Wilson, Boulder, Brad Feld, Dick Costolo, Foundry Group, Ian Bernstein, Kirsten Hall-Geisler, Orbotix, Sphero, TechStars, Whitney James