Hardwired NYC, organized by FirstMark Capital, is a fast-growing community that explores frontier technology and emerging computing platforms: internet of things, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, 3D printing, robotics, etc.
• Ben Popper, Communications, DJI (Leader in commercial & recreational drones) — DJI, based in China, has raised $105M from Sequoia, Accel, and others.
• Dakin Sloss, Founder & CEO, Tachyus (Leader in energy production optimization) — Tachyus, based in SF, has raised $24.3M from Founders Fund, Primwest, and others.
• Grant Jordan, Founder & CEO, SkySafe (Leader in drone airspace security) —SkySafe, based in San Diego, has raised $14.5M from Andreesen Horowitz, BoxGroup, SV Angel, and others.
• Adam Maher, Founder & CEO, UrsaSpace (Leader Space 3.0 analytics-as-a-service) — Ursa, based in Ithaca, NY, has raised $13.1M from NEA, RRE Ventures, and others.
6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking
6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks
8:00 PM: Networking
8:45 PM: Program Ends