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  • ITMO Lecturer's Startup MerkleBot Makes It to Techstars Accelerator Program

    The international startup MerkleBot launched by specialists from ITMO University and Boston University is a Robot-as-a-Service project. This blockchain technology-based  startup helps users pay for operations the robot then performs. Since 2020, the company has been cooperating with Techstars, the largest accelerator in the US. This year, they made it to the Filecoin acceleration program. We asked Alexander Kapitonov, the project’s co-founder and dean of the Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies, how MerkleBot made it to the accelerator and what startupers should do for growth.


  • “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.