(MecklerMedia.com) — MecklerMedia Corp. has announced judges and revealed details for the upcoming RoboGameChanger Startup Competition on Dec. 15 at RoboUniverse in San Diego, Calif., including a prize of $10,000 (uncapped convertible note), courtesy of leading early-stage technology venture capital firm Asimov Ventures. The RoboGameChanger Startup Competition showcases the talents of innovative and emerging robotics startups, offering them the opportunity to gain exposure to industry leaders and VCs, receive feedback and insights from seasoned robotics innovators, and compete for the opportunity to raise funding. 3D electronics printing company Voxel8 won the competition at RoboUniverse New York in May, going on to raise $12 million in a Series A round in July.
Judges for the competition include: Tyler Benster, technology evangelist, Asimov Ventures; Ellen Chang, managing partner, LightSpeed Innovation; Rick Dalton, managing director, Mooreland Partners; Houman Haghighi, staff manager of Business Operations, Qualcomm Ventures. Dr. Ping Wang, Ph.D., is moderator. The list of competition participants includes: Asylon, Haddington Dynamics, Harvest CROO Robotics, Infinite Trading, INOVA Drone, Muse Robotics, Qelzal, Robolink, SkyFront, Transcend Robotics, and UMAC Air.Tags: Asimov Ventures, Light Speed Innovation, MecklerMedia, Mooreland Partners, Ping Wang, Qualcomm Ventures, RoboGameChanger, RoboUniverse, Tyler Benster