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.
• Chris Aimone, Founder & CTO of Muse by InteraXon Inc. (brain-sensing headband built for meditation)—Muse, based in Toronto, has raised $28.8M from Trend Forward Capital, OMERS Ventures, and others.
• Mert Iseri, Founder and CEO of SwipeSense (location-aware sensors making hospitals safer, more efficient, and more effective)—SwipeSense, based in Chicago, has raised $27M from TEXO Ventures, Eclipse, and others.
• Tara Pham, Founder & CEO of Numina (A standalone sensor solution that uses computer vision to measure street activity & make cities more responsive)—Numina, based in NYC, has raised an undisclosed amount from Shasta Ventures, betaworks, BMW, SOSV, and 500 Startups.
• Angelo Stracquatanio, Founder & CEO of Apprentice.io (Industrial augmented reality for pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and manufacturing)—Apprentice.io, based in New Jersey, has raised $10.5M from Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Silverton Partners, and others.
6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking
6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks
8:00 PM: Networking
8:45 PM: Program Ends