Van Robotics, a robotic math tutors for kids, was started by Laura Boccanfuso on March 23, 2016. Van Robotics’ net worth was $3 million at the time of their pitch in 2020 based on the $300,000 offer for an 10% of equity of the company. 

They appeared on Season 11 of Shark Tank USA in 2020. But the Sharks were not interested in investing in Van Robotics. She was uncertain about how people would react to the product because it hasn’t been released to the market yet.

As of 2024 January, the company is still in business. You can purchase products through e-commerce channels such as their website and Amazon.

Van Robotics Net Worth

Net worth$3 million (When appeared on Shark Tank Show)
Annual Sales Revenue$5 million (In 2022)
Lifetime sales
FounderLaura Boccanfuso
Employees17 employees

Van Robotics Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2024Not Disclosed
Net Worth 2023Not Disclosed
Net worth valuation 2019 before appearing on Shark Tank  $3 million

Van Robotics Pitch on Shark Tank

Company nameVan Robotics
ProductRobotic math tutors for kids
EpisodeSeason 11 Episode 21
Founder Laura Boccanfuso
Asked for$300,000 for 10% equity
Final dealNo Deal
SharksNo Sharks
LocationColumbia, South Carolina, United States

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Van Robotics Founder

Van Robotics was founded by Laura Boccanfuso in 2016. She aims to use robots and other technologies to help people with learning, social, and communication challenges. She graduated from Yale University and earned a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. Van Robotics’s founder, Laura Boccanfuso, has a net worth of 1 million USD as of 2022.

Key accomplishments

2020The Company appeared on Shark Tank USA.

In the year 2020, the company received the title of Time Magazine’s Best Invention of 2020.
As of March 2022, they are working on a new robot named MARii. The company currently operates robots in 30 states and England.


From their beginnings on Shark Tank to their current status as a thriving business, they have proven that with the right idea and execution, anything is possible. We can’t wait to see the future for Van Robotics and its continued success.

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