iRobot Ventures is the venture capital arm of iRobot. It seeks to engage with the entrepreneurs and early-stage companies that are driving innovation in consumer robotics and across the connected hardware ecosystem. It supports companies that are passionate about using technology to solve hard problems. the firm participates in the early stages of the innovation lifecycle and are geographic agnostic. The firm is focused on investing in the consumer technology, service-based business models, recurring revenue streams, cloud services and infrastructure, computer vision, localization and mapping, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and robotic mobility and manipulation sectors. It is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.