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Robotics-as-a-service is on the way and inVia Robotics is leading the charge

The team at inVia Robotics didn’t start out looking to build a business that would create a new kind of model for selling robotics to the masses, but that may be exactly what they’ve done.

Welcome to the future of work

With advances in information technology, robotics, and artificial intelligence developing at a rapid rate, workforce dislocations are happening now and are here to stay. As existing trends accelerate

How startups can compete with enterprises in artificial intelligence and machine learning

If a company is going to out-compete others long-term using AI/ML, it better have the best data to solve a specific problem or be playing a different game from its competitors. Unfortunately for start

Kiva Co-Founder Flannery Dives Back Into Lending In Emerging Markets With New Startup Branch

A decade ago, Matt Flannery changed the world of lending in developing countries when he co-founded Kiva, a peer-to-peer lending model that allowed consumers to support women and micro-entrepreneurs i

(Founder Stories) Mick Mountz: “Solve A Big Problem & Take A Big Swing”

Having successfully created and launched a business where <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/18/founder-stories-mick-mountz-kiva-systems-we-have-been-growing-at-over-100-a-year/">robots dart

(Founder Stories) Mick Mountz: East Coast VC’s “Are Willing To Look At More One-Off Type Opportunities”

In episode II of his Founder Stories interview with host, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/chris-dixon">Chris Dixon</a>, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/kiva-systems">Kiva Systems

(Founder Stories) Mick Mountz, Kiva Systems: “We Have Been Growing At Over 100% A Year”

After electronically ordering a shredder for your files following a pivot and a case of bottled water to wash away lessons learned, you may have set in motion one of <a href="http://www.kivasystems.c

Workers Of The World, Meet Your Robot Replacements

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/kiva-robots-detail-215x138.jpg" width="215" height="138" /> Industrial robots are nothing new, but they are getting more and more sophisticat