Today, we at Hyperplane are thrilled to announce our investment in Dexai Robotics! We led the $5.5 million Seed Round and were joined by Rho Ventures, Harlem Capital, Contour Venture Partners, and NextView Ventures.

Founded in 2018 as a spin-out of The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Dexai combines breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and robotics to control utensils and automate kitchen tasks. Dexai’s robotic sous-chef, named Alfred, is a system of one or more robotic arms that are controlled with Dexai’s proprietary software. Dexai’s software combines cutting edge machine learning and computer vision technologies that teach the robotic arm how to…


7 new companies, 4 new team members, and over $125 million raised in 9 follow-on funding rounds

As we reflect on the past 12 months, we are proud of the many successes achieved by our founders, colleagues, and community. This year came with several significant milestones for us at Hyperplane - we celebrated our 5th birthday, invested in our 40th company, and welcomed 4 new members to the Hyperplane family.

Thanks to our team, our limited partners, our co-investors, and most importantly, the founders and employees of every Hyperplane company for making 2019 yet another great year! …


Since our last portfolio update in July, we have added several remarkable companies to our portfolio with Analytical Flavor Systems, RoadBotics, and TowerIQ announcing new rounds and four additional investments yet to be announced. We are thankful to have partnered with these phenomenal teams and are excited to help them advance their missions.

As we look back on 2018, we are deeply grateful to our community, limited partners, and our founders for making this our best year yet. We remain committed to our original mission of investing in game-changing machine intelligence companies. …


We’re excited to partner with CEOs Jothy, Abhishek, and Carl and are proud to announce our investments in their respective companies Dover Microsystems, Elucidata and Soft Robotics. These companies span the cybersecurity, data science and robotics spaces, and we’ve been hugely impressed with their vision, the expert teams they’ve built and their momentum so far. We’re excited to serve on their boards and help each team advance their mission.

More information on these investments is included below, along with additional mid-year investment updates.

Dover Microsystems: We led the $6M Series Seed financing round, with participation from Draper, Qualcomm Ventures and…


As we look back on 2017, we are especially thankful to our community and partners who helped make it successful. This year marked the most active year in history for machine intelligence investments. Over the course of the year, many of our existing portfolio companies raised subsequent rounds and we added several new investments to our portfolio. We are excited by the breadth of applications for machine intelligence that entrepreneurs in and around Boston are pursuing. …

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