Pasadena, California-based Miso Robotics, a developer of robotics and artificial intelligence technology for restaurants and food providers, announced it raised $1o million in Series B funding. Acacia Research Corporation led the funding, which included Levy, the sports and entertainment hospitality company, OpenTable’s Chief Technology Officer Joseph Essas, and founding investor Cali Group, as well as six members of Cali Group’s management team and its subsidiary company, CaliBurger. The company said it will use the funding to develop its burger-flipping robot Flippy. Miso, founded in 2016, says that it will debut Flippy at CaliBurger’s Pasadena location and will roll out the autonomous robotic kitchen assistant to more than 50 CaliBurger restaurants worldwide by the end of 2019.
Source: Press release