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Biz News: Newport Beach company launches Kickstarter campaign for new building block toy

Biz News: Newport Beach company launches Kickstarter campaign for new building block toy

A Newport Beach-based start-up company has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Cubroid, an interactive wireless robotics set.

The building blocks can be assembled in various ways and are compatible with Lego. The toy “aims to expose young minds to coding and technology through fun and dynamic blocks and simple coding programs,” according to a news release.

Pre-ordering of Cubroid is available through Kickstarter. Sets start at $149. They could be delivered by February.

As of Friday, the campaign had about $46,000 raised from 82 backers, far surpassing its original...

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