Wonder Workshop, a San Mateo, CA-based developer of Dash & Dot smart robots, raised an additional $6.9m in funding.
Backers included new investor WI Harper Group and existing investors Madrona Venture Group, CRV, Maven Ventures, Bright Success Capital and angels.
The company, which has raised $15.9m to date, will use the funding to continue to expand into new markets, develop manufacturing and strategic business channels.
Founded in 2012 by Vikas Gupta, Saurabh Gupta and Mikal Greaves, Wonder Workshop provides Dash & Dot robots, which allow kids to develop their creativity while advancing problem solving and curiosity capacities. Kids can learn the concepts of coding and define how they want to play – whether with friends, siblings, solo or with parents.
Dash & Dot come with four free apps for kids to connect with to explore play experiences that match their development stage.
Launched in December 2014, over $3.5M robots have been delivered to 37 countries including the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, European countries, India, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong.