Grishin Robotics

Since June 2012

Who we are

Investment company
Focused exclusively on consumer robotics*
$25M under management
Geographically agnostic
Founded by a successful entrepreneur

*including “Internet of things”, smart, connected devices and wearables

About Dmitry Grishin

Portfolio

DoubleRobotics logo www.doublerobotics.com

Double is the simplest, most elegant way to be somewhere else in the world without flying there

Swivl logo www.swivl.com

We make a robotic video accessory platform with seamlessly connected cloud services and robust SDK’s

Boombotix logo www.boombotix.com

Boombotix is the leader in wearable audio technology

Bolt logo www.bolt.io

Bolt is a 6-month intensive program designed to help hardware startups grow

Spire logo www.spire.com

Our satellites listen to Earth’s beat from space, working to predict the unpredictable

Orbotix logo www.gosphero.com

We create connected toys, fusing emerging technology with the latest innovations in robotics

PetNet logo www.petnet.io

Petnet develops innovative products designed to improve the lives of pets and pet parents

RobotsLab logo www.robotslab.com

At RobotsLAB it is our goal to make STEM teaching fun and engaging for teachers and students

The next big thing

Consumer robotics - $390 bln. market in 2017*

Fueled by cheaper components, digital manufacturing, 3D printing and crowd funding

Leverage breakthroughs, already achieved by the PC, smartphone, and web industries

*Internal estimates

Transitioning from industrial robots (i.e. mainframes) to consumer (i.e. PC)

'Robotic' is quickly becoming a characteristic of everything

*Internal estimates

We as an investor

Global network in the hardware and robotics industries

Strong operational experience on board

Extensive Eastern Europe connections

Due to the amount of correspondence we receive, we never sign NDAs. It may take a while to review your letter - a better way to apply is always through mutual introduction or an AngelList request

Do not take board seats

Invest $250k-$1M per company

Due to the amount of correspondence we receive, we never sign NDAs. It may take a while to review your letter - a better way to apply is always through mutual introduction or an AngelList request

What we are looking for

Great teams

End-consumer projects

Smart combinations of hardware and software

Working prototype

Exceptional design

Deliberated price-point

Early market validation

Why consumer robotics

MIT Technology Review's Innovator under 35.

Co-founder, CEO and Chairman of Board at the Mail.Ru Group* company, which Dmitry took public on the London Stock Exchange in 2010

Born in 1978, Dmitry Grishin is considered as one of the most successful young entrepreneurs in Russia.

Graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Robotics and Complex Automation at Moscow State Technical University.

*Mail.Ru Group's sites reach approximately 86% of the Russian-speaking Internet users on a monthly basis, and the Company is one of the five largest Internet sites, based on the number of total pages viewed (comScore, March 2013).

Head of the department of Information Technologies and Programming at St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and Optics.

Founder of the Russian Code Cup – the largest competition for programmers in Eastern Europe.

*Mail.Ru Group's sites reach approximately 86% of the Russian-speaking Internet users on a monthly basis, and the Company is one of the five largest Internet sites, based on the number of total pages viewed (comScore, March 2013).