What Problem We are Solving

Our education system needs fundamental change, and the way our children are being educated at an early age need to be changed. As we prepare children to become leaders in a future far different from our own, we at ROYBI feel it is necessary to revise our current educational practices to meet children’s changing needs better. 

About Us

Named by TIME Magazine as one of The Best Inventions of 2019, Roybi Robot provides children 3+ with a personalized education based on their individual learning pace and interests, setting the foundation for a successful future. With over 500 lessons, including language learning, basic STEM, stories, games, and songs, Roybi Robot uses the power of AI to create a fun and interactive learning experience for children.

ROYBI guides children’s linguistic development beyond traditional pedagogies, facilitating collaboration between home and school contexts. ROYBI’s cloud platform creates a shareable learner profile, enabling parents and teachers to come together through shared communication about each child’s developing skills and needs. 

Venture Highlights

• Acquired KidSense.ai making ROYBI one of the leaders in children's voice recognition
• Made $250K in 1.5 months soft launch
• Closed seed financing $4.2M in July 2019
• Featured on the cover of TIME Magazine as one of the best inventions of 2019
• Named by CNBC as one of the most promising startups to watch
• Presented to Members of Congress ln Washington D. C. 
• Signed a partnership agreement in the Asia Pacific to pilot on a small scale in Hong Kong, Singapore, China
• Fast Company World Changing Idea Award http://bit.ly/2J9XlTz
• Katerva Award Finalist in Behavioral Change http://bit.ly/2H7HOBo
• Indiegogo Pitch Contest winner at CES 2019
• Milken-UPenn GSE Business Plan Competition Semifinalist http://bit.ly/2VbrIdR
• EdTech Award Finalist in Robotics and Learning by EdTech Digest http://bit.ly/2Hb9yng
• Featured on CNN https://cnn.it/2YcLsQb
• Alibaba Cloud partnership http://bit.ly/305uWDq
• xEdu – Accepted into xEdu’s Accelerator program in Helsinki, Finland.  xEdu’s partners include the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL), Samsung, GEMS Education, and GSVlabs among other leading educational institutions.  Finland still has the world’s #1 educational system.  By getting into xEdu, we will have access to schools, institutions, and government incentives all across Europe and the Middle East http://bit.ly/2DZCyOd
• United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL) – Accepted into UNTIL incubation program.
• Silicon Valley Top 30 Innovation Award 
• Promise Venture Studio – Accepted into Promise Venture Studio’s Early Futures: Innovation + Impact! program.  (Co-Hosts – Omidyar Network and Sesame Workshop)
• Alibaba Cloud Contest – 1 of 3 winners out of 10 finalist startups (5 representing North America and 5 representing China). 
• Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center – Graduated from the Summer 2018 Milestone Maker program (http://bit.ly/2LrPjaj)
• RobotX / WeCan / G-Startup Worldwide / GWC Innovator Fund – 1 of 3 Silicon Valley Startups winners (out of 772 Startups)
CES / CTA Startup of the Year – Top 100 Semifinalist (https://www.startupofyear.com/2018-semifinalists)

Users

Total Users
2K
Total Users (Past 30 Days)
100
Total Paying Users
2K

Go-To Market Strategy

Sales: 
We already have the connection with retailers which saw the prototype and are interested in placing it in stores. A few include Apple, Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, & QVC.

The secondary market for us will be the schools.

With our past experience in tech business and hardware, we have 10K journalist to contact in the beginning to focus on PR. Affiliate & influencers marketing is our biggest marketing approach. Attending kids consumer show, toy show, and trade shows like CES.

Networking

We are open to meeting up to grab a coffee, or just to chat. We would really enjoy your feedback and insight into our venture and would be happy to discuss anything that you are currently working on to see if we can be of service!

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Business Stage

Seed

Business Type

Investor-Backed

Categories

B2C B2B2C Technology Education

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Last Updated: 05/31/19

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