Tagged: cynthia breazeal

Three Years After Indiegogo Success: Social Robot Jibo Now Available For Public Pre-Ordering

Jibo, Inc. announced on Wednesday the official public launch of the anticipated its self-titled social robot. The news comes three years after the startup secured $3,711,958 through global crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo.  As previously reported, the family robot is supposed to help bring technology to life with personal and emotive… Read More

Creator of Indiegogo Alum Jibo Tests Out Sound Localization on Prototypes (Video)

  Last week, creator of Jibo, Cynthia Breazeal, uploaded a video of her testing out the sound location of the Indiegogo project’s prototypes. Breazeal and her team shared: “One of Jibo’s most useful capabilities is that he can listen for a speaker and turn to face them,… Read More

Fenox Venture Capital Invests in Indiegogo Success Jibo, Inc.

This week, Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Fenox Venture Capital announced it has invested in Indiegogo-success, Jibo, Inc. Jibo, which was founded by MIT Media Labs professor Cynthia Breazeal, helps the family stay connected and improves family communication — anything from lending a hand in managing your busy life… Read More

Indiegogo’s Jibo Raises $25.3M in Series A Financing

Jibo, Inc., the creator of what’s considered the first family robot, announced on Wednesday (January 21st) it has raised $25.3M in Series A financing, led by RRE Ventures. Participating existing investor CRV, also the lead seed investor, and existing investors Fairhaven and Osage University Partners join… Read More

Family Robot Jibo Nears $1.7M During Final Day on Indiegogo

During the final 24 hours of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, family robot Jibo closes in on $1.7M from almost 4,000 backers. Created Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, the Jibo is the perfect robot for every member of the family. Standing at 11 inches tall and weighing… Read More

Jibo Hits $1.4M During the Final Days on Indiegogo

Just 9 days before the closing of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Dr. Cynthia Breazeal’s Jibo has reached $1,485,938 from over 3,000 backers. The device is considered the world’s first ever family robot and has continued to gain attention from news outlets all over the world…. Read More

Family Robot Jibo Skyrockets Past $600,000 Within 72 Hours on Indiegogo

Just three days after the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, innovative robot Jibo has received $622,923 from 1,318 backers. The initial goal of $100,000 was reached within the first day and within 48 hours, the campaign raised well over $400,000. As previously reported,… Read More

Robot Jibo Now Over $400,000 on Indiegogo

Meet Jibo  the world’s first family robot. He will be many things for people — most importantly, an interactive companion that knows you and brings intelligence, helpfulness and personality to experiences for every member of your household. Available for pre-order through a crowdfunding campaign with Indiegogo,… Read More