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“We Got Noticed by Intel and IBM”: How an ITMO Technopark Resident is Winning Over the American Robotics Market
Founded by ITMO University and Boston University College of Engineering professors, The MerkleBot company has headquarters in Silicon Valley and a developer office in St. Petersburg. Recently, the startup was awarded in the Robotics category at DeveloperWeek, the world’s biggest developer conference. After that, it was noticed by major companies. Vitaly Bulatov, CEO at MerkleBot, gave a lecture on business management in the USA at ITMO University during his short visit to Russia, and ITMO.NEWS took the opportunity to ask Vitaly several questions about the startup.
The MerkleBot international project was founded by professors from ITMO University and Boston University, the USA. With its staff members coming both from Russia and the US, the company has now been honored at the world’s largest developer conference two years in a row. This year, MerkleBot presented a solution that won the DEVIES Award in Robotics. Read on to learn more about the conference, the award-winning solution, and the company behind it.