Vicarious Surgical, startup that uses VR and robotics lands $16.8M in funding

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Vicarious Surgical, a startup that combines virtual reality with surgical robotics, just landed $16.75 million in a Series A funding round led by Vinod Khosla's Khosla Ventures and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors, with participation from Bill Gates’ Gates Ventures, Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures and Marc Benioff. The company plans to use the money to support the next growth phase and build up its robotics and software teams.

"Vicarious Surgical is using miniaturized robotics and immersive virtual reality to give surgeons superpowers, exponentially improving visibility and accuracy in minimally invasive surgery,” Dror Berman, founding partner of Innovation Endeavors, said in a statement. "This approach is poised to drive a super evolution in surgical care that will save

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