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.
• James George, Founder & CEO of Scatter (Volumetric Filmmaking for AR and VR) — Scatter, based in New York, has raised $4.5M from Lux Capital, Eniac Ventures.
• Alex Schwarzkopf, Co-Founder & CEO of Pillar Tech (Sensors and analytics for construction sites) — Pillar Tech, based in New York, has raised $3.3M from XL Innovate, Techstars Ventures, and others.
• Sam Shames, Founder & CEO, Embr Wave (Personal wearable thermostat) — Embr Wave, based in Boston, MA, has raised ~$750K from seed investors and a kickstarter campaign.
• Jenny Fielding, Managing Director, Techstars NYC (Seed accelerator program & worldwide network) — Techstars, founded in Boulder, CO, is an accelerator whose portfolio includes more than 1,000 companies with 143 exits and a cumulative market cap of ~$9.6 billion.
6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking
6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks
8:00 PM: Networking
8:45 PM: Program Ends