ABii by Van Robotics, Inc.

Robot Tutors

Company Information




Education Technology


Columbia, SC

Van Robotics makes Artificial Intelligence-enabled “smart” robot tutors.

These robots leverage AI to understand individual students’ learning habits, and then adapt to key indicators including attention level, stress level, and performance.

The company’s first robot, “ABii,” tutors students ages 5 to 10 using national-standards-aligned math and reading lessons.

Van Robotics has been featured on “Shark Tank,” and was selected for the Techstars Austin accelerator program.

In a pilot with four schools, 67% of students improved their abilities after just three sessions with ABii. Following this success, Van Robotics received a grant from the Department of Education to put its robots in 16 school districts, serving more than 1,000 students.

Team Background

Laura Boccanfuso - Founder & CEO
$1.07 million
$186K (17%)
Current Valuation
$19.20 million
Min. Investment
Deal Type
Title III
(For all investors)
Offering Type
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