When we last saw BioBots, company CEO Danny Cabrera took to the Disrupt stage to pitch his 3D printer for living cells to our panel of judges in the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt NY 2015. Cabrera showed off his company’s debut 3D bioprinter, and actually printed out a living 3D model of Vincent Van Gogh’s ear.
Needless to say, we were impressed.
BioBots was named one of the finalists in the Battlefield, and while the company didn’t go on to win the Battlefield competition, Disrupt really helped BioBots kickstart the fundraising process. The same day the winners were announced, BioBots announced it had raised $250,000 in seed funding from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
And just six months later, BioBots raised another $1.25 million seed…