Inventions of the Young and Geeky
Techstars alums Ian Bernstein and Adam Wilson, who shared a passion for robots, founded Orbotix and built Sphero--a tennis-ball shaped robot that can be controlled with your smartphone. An expensive dog toy? More like the beginning stages of physical meets virtual world. With $7 million in funding and another $7 million on the way, the founders are working on new sophisticated robots that can be controlled remotely.