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Pittsburgh startup Agot AI raises $10M SAFE note round to improve food order accuracy

9 hours ago

Pittsburgh startup Agot AI raises $10M SAFE note round to improve food order accuracy

The company was founded by two former CMU students in 2020. It will use the $10 million to support product deployment for its clients, its head of business development said.
Pittsburgh-based Argo AI and Ford partner with Walmart on autonomous delivery services

11 hours ago

Pittsburgh-based Argo AI and Ford partner with Walmart on autonomous delivery services

Though the new pilot program won't be taking place in Pittsburgh, its success could bring about more hiring and local growth for Argo AI.
Kit Mueller wants to keep you up to date on all things Pittsburgh tech

Sep. 15, 2021 5:51 pm

Kit Mueller wants to keep you up to date on all things Pittsburgh tech

You can connect with one of the city's top authorities on the local startup ecosystem at this week's RustBuilt Pittsburgh Conference.
Lawrenceville’s fast-growing RE2 Robotics just landed a $9.5M Navy contract for its underwater autonomous bots

Sep. 15, 2021 3:31 pm

Lawrenceville’s fast-growing RE2 Robotics just landed a $9.5M Navy contract for its underwater autonomous bots

The new contract will help the robotics firm advance its sub-sea technologies. Meanwhile, CEO Jorgen Pedersen is looking to future commercial deals, and continuing to hire for a team that's already doubled in the past 18 months.
Kiwibot is adding more robots to its Pittsburgh pilot, meaning a greater chance to see the cute bots out and about

Sep. 10, 2021 4:58 pm

Kiwibot is adding more robots to its Pittsburgh pilot, meaning a greater chance to see the cute bots out and about

Beep boop bop, your pizza delivery is here: The semiautonomous robots are part of a Bloomfield-based pilot program for the company that has the potential to bring them here permanently.
Who makes $200K in Pittsburgh? Tech careers, race and economic mobility

Sep. 9, 2021 1:35 pm

Who makes $200K in Pittsburgh? Tech careers, race and economic mobility

Pittsburgh has turned its tech prowess into wealth over the past decade. But data show that not all residents are sharing in the returns.
Aurora makes Pittsburgh its full corporate headquarters, continuing momentum for the local AV industry

Sep. 9, 2021 11:00 am

Aurora makes Pittsburgh its full corporate headquarters, continuing momentum for the local AV industry

The autonomous vehicle company, which has plans to go public through a SPAC later this year, will make a full commitment to Pittsburgh as its corporate headquarters. Most of its 1,600 employees are already local.
CMU will start building the world’s first academic cloud lab this fall

Sep. 1, 2021 3:38 pm

CMU will start building the world’s first academic cloud lab this fall

Known for its robotics and automation expertise, the research institution will now apply those technologies to furthering research in the life sciences.
Autonomy insurance startup Koop Technologies raised a $2.5M seed round

Aug. 23, 2021 9:00 am

Autonomy insurance startup Koop Technologies raised a $2.5M seed round

The new funding will go toward product development, customer acquisition and team expansion. Cofounder Kamron Khodjaev said it makes sense to be headquartered in Pittsburgh, near clients and partners in the AV industry.
CivicScience is launching an adtech biz — and with it, a remote workplace culture

Aug. 18, 2021 4:54 pm

CivicScience is launching an adtech biz — and with it, a remote workplace culture

With a new $15 million investment, the East Liberty-based market intelligence company will now move into the advertising tech industry with a focus on data privacy protection. Plus, CivicScience CEO John Dick on the challenges of building a company culture virtually.

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