MegaBots calls it a day, puts fighting robot up for sale on eBay

MegaBots is bankrupt. The Bay Area-based fighting robot startup noted in a video that “this is the end of MegaBots in its current form,” marking the occasion by selling the 15-ton Eagle Prime &#82

Breeze Automation is building soft robots for the Navy and NASA

San Francisco soft robotics startup Breeze Automation made its debut today onstage at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event at UC Berkeley. Co-founder and CEO Gui Cavalcanti joined us onstag

MegaBots says it will shut down if it can’t reach its next crowdfunding goal

It took a while, but last month the latest iteration of MegaBots’ giant fighting robot finally did battle with a 6.5-ton machine from Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industry. The battle was really a precu

MegaBots and Suidobashi Heavy Industry’s giant robots are finally fighting next week

MegaBots’ dream of a televised giant robot fighting league has been a bit slow going. No surprise, really. Building a mech takes time and money, and building enough to facilitate a league takes a lo

Here’s the plan for MegaBots’ newest creation, since the last one could have killed them

The MegaBots team devoted the first episode of its new web series to beating the hell out of its most recent creation. Over the course of seven and a half minutes, the company puts the poor robot thro

The first episode of the MegaBots webseries takes a wrecking ball to its six-ton robot

Seems like we’ve been waiting forever for the big showdown between Team USA and Japan. We’re seemingly no closer at the moment, but at least the team at MegaBots can offer a bit of good old-fashio

MegaBots debuts a trailer for its new web series, outlines its giant fighting robot kit

In the shadow of AT&T Park, two Bay Area-based engineers took to the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF to showcase their plans for a new kind of sports league. Dressed like a matching pair of flamboy

MegaBots CEO Gui Cavalcanti, and a giant fighting robot, are coming to Disrupt SF

An Oakland-based startup called MegaBots is making giant fighting robots a reality, and forming a league for them to fight each other under clear and fair rules, something akin to Formula 1 or UFC. Ta

MegaBots raises $2.4 million to create league of human-piloted, giant fighting robots

Oakland, Calif. startup MegaBots Inc. has raised $2.4 million in seed funding to bring the robot-fighting stuff of manga and anime to a venue near you. According to MegaBots cofounders, Gui Cavalcanti