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Grishin Makes First $250K Investment In Disrupt Hardware Alley Company Double Robotics

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http://techcrunch.com – Investment fund Grishin Robotics just poured $250,000 into Double Robotics, a telepresence system that uses an iPad and self-righting wheeled base to allow remote users to survey a scene. Grishin is a Moscow-based fund aimed at making personal robots part of the home and office. The company did not disclose the terms of the deal. Double is a Y-Combinator company and they’ve already raised 600 pre-orders at $1,999 each. The investment will help the company with its manufacturing and staffing needs. Mail.ru CEO Dmitry Grishin founded Grishin Robotics to invest in small, early-stage robotic (IT news)