The Exciting New Startup Accelerator Model

3 weeks ago

As an alumni of the Techstars Boulder 2010 program (called GearBox at the time) and a current participant in the Techstars Disney Accelerator 2014 program I was excited to hear about the new equity-back guarantee that Techstars is going to be offering to all participants starting in 2015. For my co-founder, Adam Wilson, and I […]


Ollie Is Here!

1 month ago

As the leaders in connected play, we’re excited to launch Ollie – our next generation app-controlled robot. Initially introduced as Sphero 2B at CES in January, Ollie takes connected play to the next level by combining the technology that Sphero 2.0 is known for with innovative controls and integrated gameplay for a whole new experience. […]


Paris Ollie Meetup

1 month ago

Come get drinks and play with Ollie! Day: September 16th 2014 Time: 7-11PM Where: DERNIER BAR AVANT LA FIN DU MONDE – 19 avenue Victoria, 75001 Paris Please RSVP by entering your info below:

Sphero Goes Back To School – 7 New SPRK Lessons

2 months ago

It’s that time of year again, Back to School! Over the last few months we’ve been at work creating new lessons for our parents and teachers. From creating lessons to participating in educational conferences to building community, we are dedicated to getting Sphero into the classroom. Core Lessons and STEM Challenges SPRK launched in April […]


Sphero now available on Microsoft Windows and Windows Phone

4 months ago

Boulder, Colo. – June 3, 2014 – Orbotix, the world’s leading connected toy maker, today announces that Sphero 2.0 – the robot ball and game system – is now available for Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Windows 8-powered devices. As part of their collaboration, Sphero will also roll into Microsoft’s U.S. retail stores this summer. […]


Win A Sphero with Microsoft!

4 months ago

Sphero now works with Windows Phone and Tablet! In celebration, lets give some Spheros away. Want a chance to win a Sphero? Enter your email below to be entered into our Sphero drawing. What is Sphero? Watch the video below to learn more. Official contest rules can be found here


Orbotix and HITB work together to inspire young engineers

5 months ago

BOULDER, Colo., May 6, 2014 Today, Orbotix is excited to announce a partnership with Hack In The Box. This partnership aims to teach kids how to program robots at the upcoming HITBSecConf in Amsterdam. More Than Just a Toy Orbotix’s first robot, Sphero, was built to grow with children. Kids start by learning shapes and colors using […]


Win A Sphero at HITB!

5 months ago

Want a chance to win a Sphero? Enter your email below to be entered into our daily Sphero drawing! What is Sphero? Watch the video below to learn more.


Orbotix Announces $15.5M in New Funding

5 months ago

Infusion of capital will fuel Sphero and Ollie’s continued disruption of the toy industry Today we’re excited to announce that we have raised $15.5M from Shea Ventures, Grishin Robotics, and Foundry Group. We will use the funding to write the next chapter in the history of human play, while changing the toy industry forever. “Kids […]