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U. S. Steel Makes Strategic Investment in Freespace Robotics, A Pittsburgh-Based Autonomous Warehousing Pioneer

Monday Mar 11th, 2024

Company incubated in Carnegie Foundry, a Pittsburgh-based partner of Carnegie Mellon University, receives $5 Million investment to grow market share by executing on pilot programs, expanding talent and establish operations and manufacturing presence in the region.


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Monday Mar 4th, 2024

Freespace Robotics enters into a partnership with global system integrator and supply chain technology leader  Fives Intralogistics. Through a mutual exchange market, customer and technology expertise both companies will strengthen their position as key players in warehouse automation.

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Longtime Pittsburgh manufacturers diving into AI with Carnegie Foundry

Tuesday Aug 22nd, 2023

While the details of the U.S. Steel-Carnegie Foundry initiative are still to be disclosed, Burritt mentioned several AI-related projects that have saved U.S. Steel upward of $15 million a year. He touted the company’s increasing efforts in digitization as another manifestation of its future-oriented growth strategy. Burritt told investors that U.S. Steel’s digital efforts will pay off big, and already have in generative and other forms of AI.

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NFI Ventures Announces an Investment in Next-Generation Warehouse Automation Company Freespace Robotics

Monday Mar 27th, 2023

NFI Ventures, LLC, a venture capital group affiliated with the ownership of NFI, a fully integrated North American supply chain solutions provider, today announces a capital investment in Carnegie Foundry spinoff, Freespace Robotics, which has the potential to be the fastest, densest, and most cost-effective Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS) for optimizing warehouse and supply chain operations.

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VoxEQ makes a voice analysis breakthrough, surpassing previous state-of-the-art systems for ‘age-from-voice’ prediction

Monday Feb 6th, 2023

Carnegie Foundry company makes major accuracy improvements in voice AI enables banks, financial services and security firms to catch fraudsters before they cause harm - while improving customer experience and reducing costs.

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Carnegie Foundry Launches Carnegie Capital Partners to Accelerate Early-Stage Investment In Autonomous Robotics

Thursday Feb 2nd, 2023

Robotics venture studio closes lead investment in a recently launched, special purpose vehicle (SPV) designed to fast-track funding for the next generation of startups in robotics, automation and Industry 4.0 coming out of Carnegie Foundry.

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Fortune 200 Executives join Carnegie Foundry Board to Accelerate Advanced Robotics, AI and Automation for Industry

Tuesday Nov 1st, 2022

Richard Fruehauf and Jay Iyengar, senior strategic and technology executives at U.S. Steel and Oshkosh corporation respectively,  join Carnegie Foundry's Board of Directors.

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Carnegie Foundry CEO Rob Szczerba named an influential leader in Pittsburgh tech

Tuesday May 31st, 2022

An inaugural roundup of connectors in Pittsburgh, highlighting people across government, industry, academia and nonprofits. Here's who's moving the region's tech and entrepreneurship economy forward. These are the people who broker venture capital deals, people who build the hardware behind robots, people at the lab bench and people negotiating behind government doors.

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Sunday May 1st, 2022

Carnegie Foundry Announces Matt Wachter Joins the Executive Team

Investment, merger & acquisition, and tax law executive Matt Wachter to join Carnegie Foundry to lead capital recruitment and finance strategy for the Advanced Robotics and Industrial Autonomy company

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Wednesday Feb 2nd, 2022

Carnegie Foundry named top venture start-up in Pennsylvania

Venture companies have been making some huge strides over the last year with innovations driven by both established players and startups entering the scene. This list showcases some of the top Venture Capital companies and startups in Pennsylvania focusing on companies with great track records, innovative offerings or huge future potential.


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Monday Jan 31st, 2022

For Industrial Corporates, Innovation Can Be Hard To Come By. Enter: Carnegie Foundry

Chief Strategy Officer Michael Lutzky on innovating with - and for - industrial corporates. With a new strategic investment from US Steel, the robotics and artificial intelligence venture studio hopes to advance industrial automation.

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Wednesday Jan 26th, 2022

United States Steel Corporation Announces Strategic Investment in Carnegie Foundry to accelerate Advanced Robotics and Autonomy Capabilities

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 26, 2022) – United States Steel, (NYSE: X) (“U. S. Steel”) a leading steel producer and Carnegie Foundry, a leading robotics and AI studio – today jointly announced a strategic investment and partnership.

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Tuesday Dec 14th, 2021

Carnegie Foundry's Karl Sanchack discusses strategic investments in robotics

Chief Operating Officer Karl Sanchack joins other distinguished leaders in robotics ventures at this Pittsburgh Robotics Network event to share insight on joint ventures, trade secrets, IP and strategic investments for robotics.

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Monday Sep 20th, 2021

Oshkosh Corporation invests in Carnegie Foundry to build upon autonomy and robotics capabilities

OSHKOSH, Wis. & PITTSBURGH, Pa. (September 20, 2021) –  Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, and Carnegie Foundry, a robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) venture studio headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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