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ABii by Van Robotics, Inc.

The Smart Robot Tutor Company

ABii by Van Robotics, Inc.

The Smart Robot Tutor Company

Columbia, SC
Technology
Van Robotics develops AI-enabled, smart robot tutors that provide highly personalized tutoring in core subjects - anywhere, any time. Our robots use AI to learn individual students’ learning habits and adapt to key indicators of learning like performance, attention and stress state. Van Robotics’ first robot to market, ABii, tutors K-5 students using national standards-aligned math and reading lessons.

$328,600

raised
477
Investors
$19.2M
Valuation
$10.00
Price per Share
$250.00
Min. Investment
Common
Shares Offered
Equity
Offering Type
$1.07M
Offering Max
0
Days Left

$328,600

raised
477
Investors
$19.2M
Valuation
$10.00
Price per Share
$250.00
Min. Investment
Common
Shares Offered
Equity
Offering Type
$1.07M
Offering Max
0
Days Left
This offering ended on July 30, 2021 and is no longer accepting investments.

Reasons to Invest

We appeared on Shark Tank in May 2020, and were selected for the Techstars Austin accelerator program, where only 1-2% of applicants were admitted.
We conducted a pilot with 4 schools, reporting that 67% of students have improved by 34% after only 3 sessions with the robot. Following this success, we received a Department of Education grant to put our robots in 16 school districts serving 1000+ students.
Ed Tech spending on AI within the US is $800M as of 2018, and is estimated to grow to 6.1B by 2025, and worldwide consumer robot revenue will grow from $5.6 billion in 2018 to $19 billion in 2025.








"Next generation educational technology"

Van Robotics Featured on Shark Tank!

The Problem


Students K-5 are underperforming and there is an increased need for remote educational technology

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Today, only 40% of US students test at or above proficient in math by 4th grade (Source).  Even more shocking, only 35% of US students test at or above proficient in reading by 4th grade (Source).  These statistics haven’t changed in the last 10 years, despite the number of efforts to close the student achievement gap.  Further, it’s estimated that less than 20% of students that fall far behind will ever catch up, and kids from lower income families are disproportionately affected and lose significantly more comprehension of core skills during the summer months (Source).  

The COVID-19 global pandemic will exacerbate both the number of students that test below proficient in math and reading in the upcoming 2020-21 school year, as well as increase the disparity between students from lower-income families and their peers from middle and upper income families (Source).  On average, students will have missed the equivalent of at least 33% of the 2019-2020 school year, effectively doubling the deleterious impact of a typical summer break on academic slide.  (source, source, source)

The Solution


Meet ABii! Your Smart Robot Tutor

Van Robotics is revolutionizing student learning with the power of AI and robotics. Our robots are designed to be friendly, fun, and educational, acting as the perfect addition to the K-5 classroom or learning facilitator in school or at home.

ABii supports classroom teachers so every student can receive one-on-one help every day, and after school programs by tutoring core subjects like math and reading, wellness and socio-emotional learning. Our content is developed by certified teachers and all lessons are national-standards aligned, so it fits right into most classroom curricula. The robots are also fun, plug-n-play solutions so students can hop onto the system to take lessons without continual supervision. ABii currently comes with 2nd-5th grade math and 1-2nd grade reading lessons and periodic content upgrades are included free of charge.  

Our Traction


Featured on Shark Tank, our AI improved 67% students’ academic performance by an average of 34%

In May of 2020, we made our appearance on Shark Tank. We are proud to say that we believe we are the 1st robot on the market to do standards-aligned tutoring that tracks attention and correlates it to performance, using a robot to redirect attention.


We conducted our pilot test in 4 schools, reporting that 67% of students had improved by 34% after 3 sessions with the robot. Following this initial success, we received a grant from the Department of Education to put 120 robots in 16 school districts, servicing approximately 1,000 students.

About 45% of students gained more than 23% improvement with just 4 weeks with the robot on standards-aligned assessments.

Van Robotics was selected for the Techstars Austin accelerator program where only 1-2% of applicants were admitted, and is a critical part of a highly competitive $3.6M Fast-Track grant award from NIH to develop a proprietary stress detection system for our robots with a share of $1.2M.  (source, source) We did $180,000 in sales in the first 4.5 months of operation, with a new-to-market product.

The Market


As the global and US population increases, so too does the need for better education technology

Globally, there were 1.7 billion enrolled primary school students in 2019, and an estimated 7.7M primary schools (Source) . Within the US, there are 200,000 after-school care centers, with over 10 million children, and 100,000 elementary/middle schools with 35 million children. (Source, Source, Source) Additionally there are 2,700 YMCAs, 4,300 Boys and Girls Clubs, 9,000 public libraries. Altogether, this totals out to 316,300 organizations nation-wide dedicated to educating young people. (Source, Source, Source)

There are 17 million homes with K-8 aged children, and 3.4M with incomes of $100,000+. Ed Tech spending on AI within the US is $800M as of 2018, and is estimated to grow to 6.1B by 2025 (Source, Source, Source).

Consumer robots will experience healthy growth as they become a more established product category. Tractica forecasts that worldwide shipments of consumer robots will grow from approximately 15.4 million units in 2018 to 65.9 million units in 2025, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23% during that period (Source). Worldwide consumer robot revenue will grow from $5.6 billion in 2018 to $19 billion in 2025, at a CAGR of 19.1%.

What We Do


Next generation educational technology that is interactive and fun to use

Van Robotics’ ABii combines cutting edge artificial intelligence with proven teaching techniques. ABii’s engaging social interactions and on-screen characters keep students engaged while ABii collects data on students’ performance and attention and delivers detailed reports to keep parents, teachers and students informed on students’ progress. ABii’s powerful machine-learning backend enables the robot to deliver highly personalized instruction and adapt to each student’s learning style and needs. Our desktop-sized robot comes with an accompanying web app equipped with various online characters that immerse students in a world where math problems are brought to life and made fun.

The Business Model


We sell both to schools and directly to consumers 

We sell our robot, ABii, to both school districts and directly to consumers for use at home. The robots we sell to schools are $999 and can service an unlimited number of students, whereas the version sold to direct consumers is $599 and can service up to 3 students.


The majority of our customers, thus far, reside in the U.S. on the East Coast and around the midWest.

How we are different


Learning made fun with advanced AI that adapts to student’s needs

Our advanced AI technology is the first to track student attention and correlate it to academic performance. When students lose focus, our robots can redirect their attention and keep them engaged. The team at Van Robotics has spent over a decade improving our AI and machine-learning, allowing our robots to offer the highly customized educational resource many students need.

The Vision


Rapidly expanding our reach to schools, hospitals and homes worldwide

Our goal is to claim as much real estate as possible with our robot platform in public schools, hospitals, after school programs and homes in the next 5 years. Almost any lesson content can be added to our robots, meaning that once the platform is in place, our primary focus becomes accelerating the expansion of content offering to bring more value to existing and new customers (and recurring revenue for Van Robotics).


Our Lesson Creation Tool is a web app that enables anyone - teachers, parents or students (no programming necessary) - the ability to create custom lessons on any subject, theme, or skill level, and sell them on our Teachers’ Marketplace. We believe this will allow us to exponentially increase our content offering to robot owners.

We will continue to build our national network of ed tech resellers and distributors.  In addition, we will continue to secure state and federal grants and contracts to fulfill school district efforts to increase their purchase and implementation of research-based AI technology.

Our Team


Passionate and highly vetted tech experts with over 20 years of experience developing AI

We have 4 PhDs and 2 Masters level team members whose degrees include computer science, robotics and education. We also have a seasoned technical team trained at Yale and Johns Hopkins University. Our team has spent a cumulative 20 years conducting R&D to develop AI and robots that effectively promote learning in kids. After 20 years of working directly with experts and prospective customers to solve their pain points with various learning challenges, we have a unique and deep understanding of the market, the product, and its vast potential for future growth.


Our team is passionate about building effective, highly-engaging AI-enabled robots. We’re popular with our customers because, since the inception of this idea, we’ve sought their input on the robots’ design and function, and we continually engage them after every sale.

Why Invest


Our team has worked toward this moment for over a decade and we believe our product is some of the best AI educational technology on the market

The opportunity for Van Robotics has never been better. With the post-COVID reality, schools, after-school programs and parents are looking for alternative and distance learning solutions that offer personalization for students. Now is the prime time to scale our footprint in the market with highly personalized, standards-aligned robot tutors like ours, that have the capacity to facilitate personalized interactions, with a wide range of students. 

The team at Van Robotics has been researching AI and machine-learning for over 10 years to prepare for the release of ABii and we are finally ready to revolutionize the ed tech market with what we believe to be the perfect product-market fit. And two years after our initial launch, our solid customer base is eagerly asking for more!

In the Press

Inc. Magazine

30 Years Ago, Mill Workers Fled South Carolina in Droves. Now, Its Startup Scene Is Making a Remarkable Transformation

The Financial Times

Education robots offer leg-up to disadvantaged students

Back to the Future: Van Robotics Embraces a Retro Feel for Its Robot Tutors

When designing a robot buddy for students, you’d think the more realistic looking the robot, the more appealing, right? Not so, says academic-turned-entrepreneur Laura Boccanfuso.

Offering Summary


Company

:

Van Robotics, Inc.

Corporate Address

:

1225 Laurel Street, Suite 118, Columbia, SC 29201

Offering Minimum

:

$10,000.00

Offering Maximum

:

$1,070,000.00

Minimum Investment Amount

(per investor)

:

$250.00











Terms


Offering Type

:

Equity

Security Name

:

Common Stock

Minimum Number of Shares Offered

:

1,000

Maximum Number of Shares Offered

:

107,000

Price per Share

:

$10.00

Pre-Money Valuation

:

$19,202,140.00











COVID Relief

This offering is being conducted on an expedited basis due to circumstances relating to COVID-19 and pursuant to the SEC’s temporary regulatory COVID-19 relief set out in Regulation Crowdfunding §227.201(z).

Expedited closing sooner than 21 days

In reliance on Regulation Crowdfunding §227.303(g)(2) A funding portal that is an intermediary in a transaction involving the offer or sale of securities initiated between May 4, 2020, and February 28, 2020, in reliance on section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act (15 U.S.C. 77d(a)(6)) by an issuer that is conducting an offering on an expedited basis due to circumstances relating to COVID-19 shall not be required to comply with the requirement in paragraph (e)(3)(i) of this section that a funding portal not direct a transmission of funds earlier than 21 days after the date on which the intermediary makes publicly available on its platform the information required to be provided by the issuer under §§227.201 and 227.203(a).

*Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares. See Bonus info below.

Company Perks*

All Investor Owners Club
-Early access to products
-Access to invitation-only investor meetups / webinars

Early Bird
-Friends and Family - First 72 hours | 10% of investment in additional shares
-Super Early Bird - Next 72 hours | 5% of investment in additional shares
-Early Bird Bonus - Next 7 days | 2% of investment in additional shares

Volume
-Tier 1 $1000 investment = Perk 1
-Tier 2 $5,000 investment = Perks 1 & 2
-Tier 3 $10,000 investment = Perks 1, 2 & 3
-Tier 4 $25,000 investment = Perks 1, 2 & 3 + 5% of investment in additional shares
-Tier 5 $50,000+ investment = Perks 1, 2 & 3 + 10% of investment in additional shares

Perk 1 = 10% off ABii's for school district of choice
Perk 2 = 20% off ABii's for school district of choice
Perk 3 = 1 free ABii for school district of choice

*All perks occur when the offering is completed.

The 10% Bonus for StartEngine Shareholders

Van Robotics, Inc. will offer 10% additional bonus shares for all investments that are committed by investors that are eligible for the StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. OWNer's bonus.

This means eligible StartEngine shareholders will receive a 10% bonus for any shares they purchase in this offering. For example, if you buy 100 shares of common stock at $10/ share, you will receive and own 110 shares for $1000. Fractional shares will not be distributed and share bonuses will be determined by rounding down to the nearest whole share.

This 10% Bonus is only valid during the investors eligibility period. Investors eligible for this bonus will also have priority if they are on a waitlist to invest and the company surpasses its maximum funding goal. They will have the first opportunity to invest should room in the offering become available if prior investments are cancelled or fail.

Investors will only receive a single bonus, which will be the highest bonus rate they are eligible for.

Irregular Use of Proceeds

The Company might incur Irregular Use of Proceeds that may include but are not limited to the following over $10,000: Salary payments made to one’s self, a friend or relative.

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Most recent fiscal year-end:
Prior fiscal year-end:
Total Assets
$562,868.00 USD
$498,350.00 USD
Cash And Cash Equivalents
$292,657.00 USD
$317,269.00 USD
Accounts Receivable
$96,737.00 USD
$44,553.00 USD
Short Term Debt
$176,479.00 USD
$206,001.00 USD
Long Term Debt
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Revenues And Sales
$995,391.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Costs Of Goods Sold
$90,038.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Taxes Paid
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Net Income
-$170,799.00 USD
-$414,818.00 USD

Risks

A crowdfunding investment involves risk. You should not invest any funds in this offering unless you can afford to lose your entire investment. In making an investment decision, investors must rely on their own examination of the issuer and the terms of the offering, including the merits and risks involved. These securities have not been recommended or approved by any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority. Furthermore, these authorities have not passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of this document. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission does not pass upon the merits of any securities offered or the terms of the offering, nor does it pass upon the accuracy or completeness of any offering document or literature. These securities are offered under an exemption from registration; however, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has not made an independent determination that these securities are exempt from registration.


Updates

Notice of Funds Disbursement

about 1 month ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello!

As you might know, ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.


This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.


Thanks for funding the future.

-StartEngine

Doubled Sales Revenue in Q2 2021

about 2 months ago

Hello investors and prospective investors,

Our team has some big news we are thrilled to share.  Sales have been rapidly increasing over the past several months, and our Q2 sales revenue to date is already double from Q2 2020.  Schools are purchasing ABii robots for their students, and professional development for their teachers, in preparation for the next school year.  One school district, which purchased 8 robots earlier this year, just recently returned purchase 50 to equip all classrooms in one elementary school.  Another district, purchased 6 robots in December, and placed an order last month for an additional 30 robots, for their K-2 grade students.  More than 65% of our school purchasers last year came back to purchase more robots this year.  As we continue to grow, we'll continue to build strong relationships with our school communities, including conducting research to validate and improve our product, and inviting feedback to build on the value we provide school faculty and their students.  As we head into summer break, we're busy with summer academic recovery camp sales and pilots across the US, so keep ABii in mind for your favorite YMCA, Boys and Girls Club or school camp!

All the best,

Laura



ABii in the News as More Schools Upgrade Classroom Technology

2 months ago

Every once in a while, we get asked by (mostly) EdTech investors:  Why not just make it an app?  While this may seem like a good idea on the surface -- it clearly misses the strength of ABii's unique value proposition to schools, their faculty and students. 

For over a decade, schools have adopted all kinds of different educational apps for their classrooms and, guess what?  During that same decade, national math proficiency scores have flatlined:  https://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=51

There are a number of potential reasons why, but based on our team's collective 20 years of research in this field, we strongly believe that engaging social interactions, feedback and adaptivity to individual learning habits - such as attention and need for brain breaks - are core to the learning process.  That's why ABii learns about each student's individual learning habits and adapts on-the-fly to multiple measures of performance and attention to boost confidence, encourage persistence and celebrate student successes. Don't take my word for it, though. Check out a few recent examples from the educators and students using ABii themselves:

https://www.wltx.com/video/news/local/robots-help-students-learn-in-the-classroom/101-4065292e-dcbf-4d73-b05b-d68726bc5aac

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNJ4XiFdzzI


Notice of Material Change in Offering

3 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello! Recently, a change was made to the ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. offering. Here's an excerpt describing the specifics of the change:


Abii has extended their campaign and added 2020 financials


When live offerings undergo changes like these on StartEngine, the SEC requires that certain investments be reconfirmed. If your investment requires reconfirmation, you will be contacted by StartEngine via email with further instructions.

GREATER goals: “One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.” – Michael Korda

3 months ago

If you are a current investor in Van, you received an email last month detailing some exciting company updates on sales, product and business model.  If you are not yet invested in Van but are interested in learning more, just leave me a note on the comments section with your email, and I'll share the update.  In a few words, momentum is building.

As more schools return to in-class instruction, our team is fielding an increasing number of requests from schools, closing more first-time and repeat sales to incorporate ABiis as an integral part of everyday learning in the classroom.  We get asked often - how do you get the word out about ABii, it's so new and different from other solutions on the market?   Our commitment to building strong relationships with our customers definitely plays a big part.  We proactively and consistently engage teachers and administrators, and because they typically have such a positive experience with our team, and with ABii in their classrooms, they tell their peers, and our network grows.  This quarter, we hope to close sales about double what we closed this time last year.

We go after greater goals and momentum builds.  As we continue to focus on growing sales, both here in the US and abroad.  Check out this great video created by one of our sales partners in the UK, Mosaic Resources, describing the value-add for schools and students in the UK.

https://fb.watch/52YD9RP00D/


In the meantime, we're getting ready to announce a big new update on the product side of things...  stay tuned for more news.

Best,
Laura


Notice of Funds Disbursement

4 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello!

As you might know, ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.


This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.


Thanks for funding the future.

-StartEngine

Notice of Material Change in Offering

5 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello! Recently, a change was made to the ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. offering. Here's an excerpt describing the specifics of the change:


Van Robotics, Inc. extended the length of their campaign.


When live offerings undergo changes like these on StartEngine, the SEC requires that certain investments be reconfirmed. If your investment requires reconfirmation, you will be contacted by StartEngine via email with further instructions.

Notice of Funds Disbursement

6 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello!

As you might know, ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.


This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.


Thanks for funding the future.

-StartEngine

Notice of Funds Disbursement

7 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello!

As you might know, ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.


This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.


Thanks for funding the future.

-StartEngine

Banner Launch Year 2020, Closing with Amazing Momentum

8 months ago

Our first full year of commercial sales has been a wild ride.  When schools closed in March, we fast-tracked the development and release of a home version of our software to make ABii available to parents with kids at home and bolster an expected shortfall in revenue.  What followed, was a banner first full year of commercial sales, and some incredible accomplishments including:

-Shark Tank episode airing in May
-INC. magazine mention of Van Robotics as a company in one of the Surge Cities in South Carolina
-Financial Times article featuring Van Robotics as part of their "Education robots offer leg-up to disadvantaged students"
-ABii selected as one of TIME's Best 100 Inventions of 2020

and, over $1M in revenue, exceeding our goal for the year.   December monthly revenue is the highest we've seen all year, and we're heading into 2021 with amazing momentum.   We expanded our market reach from 1 state in the US in January, to 29 states and 4 countries in just 11 months, and we've on boarded a number of national and international resellers.   Not surprisingly, we continue to field more interest from an increasing number of schools trying to manage more struggling students, with fewer teachers. 

Thank you for helping us spread the word and *thank you* for your incredible support.  

All the best,
TeamVan


Notice of Funds Disbursement

8 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello!

As you might know, ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.


This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.


Thanks for funding the future.

-StartEngine

Notice of Material Change in Offering

8 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello! Recently, a change was made to the ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. offering. Here's an excerpt describing the specifics of the change:


ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. extended the length of their campaign.


When live offerings undergo changes like these on StartEngine, the SEC requires that certain investments be reconfirmed. If your investment requires reconfirmation, you will be contacted by StartEngine via email with further instructions.

TIME Best Invention of 2020 & Biggest School District Sale to Date

8 months ago

We have some *exciting* news to share with you, as we prepare to launch a campaign to share it with the world.
ABii by Van Robotics was selected as a TIME Best Invention of the Year 2020 award! We are just one of 4 educational solutions across the globe that was awarded this prestigious award this year.

Starting next week, we will be launching a national ad and social media campaign and a local commercial campaign to broadcast the news about ABii to our prospective customers. Our South Carolina commercials will begin airing Thanksgiving Thursday on 3 major networks: ABC, NBC and CBS, just before the Macy's Day parade and then placed around popular kids' programming like Frosty the Snowman, Olaf's Frozen Adventure, the Grinch Who Stole Christmas among others. Our national ad and social media campaign will also launch on Thanksgiving Day on Facebook, Instagram and Google Ads.

In addition to this exciting news, we are seeing a new surge of purchase orders coming in for ABii robots from schools. With CARES Act funding deadlines approaching, many schools are looking ahead and preparing for the eventuality that students will return (either later this year or next) to classroom instruction, with fewer teachers, and even greater deficiencies in math and reading. Last week we received the largest single quote request since our first order in January. This quote includes the purchase of 2 robots for every K-5 classroom (about 250 classrooms). We will be sure keep you posted on more details once that order is finalized!

From everyone on our team at Van, very best wishes for a safe and restful Thanksgiving.

Notice of Funds Disbursement

9 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello!

As you might know, ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.


This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.


Thanks for funding the future.

-StartEngine

Notice of Funds Disbursement

9 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello!

As you might know, ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.


This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.


Thanks for funding the future.

-StartEngine

ABii by Van Robotics | October Update

9 months ago

I'm excited to share with you that we've had our biggest month of total revenue + grant awards since our official launch in January. Schools that were preparing for all-virtual teaching the past few months are now investing in longer-term solutions to help students with math and reading deficiencies.  This will be especially important post-COVID, since such a large percentage of students are now testing below proficient in math (between 72-89% of returning 8th graders will test below proficient in math this year) and the demand for effective technologies to help close the gap, is great.  We've also experienced the largest number of return school customers, from elementary schools who used ABii with their students last year and now want to equip other K-5 classrooms with robots to help reach more students.  With the recent increased demand here in the US, in addition to the upcoming introduction of ABii in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and UK, manufacturing of our next batch of robots is now underway.  What's next?   Stay tuned for an announcement about new spaces where you'll be able to catch ABii at work near you!


Big Q4 Ahead for Van Robotics

10 months ago

We're kicking off Q4 with a bang!  A few days ago, we successfully updated and submitted our financials and extended our campaign.  We also lowered the investment minimum to $250 to open up this investment opportunity to more angel investors and to expand our footprint nationwide.  Don't forget to check your email and re-confirm your investment, if you haven't already done so.

New and repeat school orders are already on track to make October our best sales month to date, and we're just getting started. We're staying focused on building networks with educational resellers both here in the US and abroad, and those relationships continue to be fruitful for expanding school sales.  

On the home front, plans for new, promotional ABii Home Edition pricing for the holidays and a new marketing campaign to spread the word is underway.  We are looking forward to a big Q4!


Notice of Material Change in Offering

10 months ago

[The following is an automated notice from the StartEngine team].

Hello! Recently, a change was made to the ABii by Van Robotics, Inc. offering. Here's an excerpt describing the specifics of the change:


ABii By Van Robotics, Inc. provided their financial statements and extended their campaign.


When live offerings undergo changes like these on StartEngine, the SEC requires that certain investments be reconfirmed. If your investment requires reconfirmation, you will be contacted by StartEngine via email with further instructions.

ABii by Van Robotics is LIVE on Angels & Entrepreneurs!

12 months ago

We are excited to announce that ABii by Van Robotics is now being featured on the Angels & Entrepreneurs investment platform!  Our team is looking forward to introducing ABii to classrooms around the world with the help of angel investors.  In just the past 6 months, we have on-boarded 22 states and signed on global resellers from Africa to the UAE.  We have successfully negotiated a lower cost per unit for our next order of ABiis and we look forward to being able to offer ABii at a significantly lower cost to our school and home customers to vastly expand adoption across the US. 




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