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.
• Daniela Perdomo, Founder & CEO, GoTenna (off-grid and decentralized communications), fresh off their $24M Series C round, led by Founders Fund, announced over the summer—GoTenna, based in Brooklyn, has raised $40.8M from Founders Fund, Bloomberg Beta, Union Square Ventures, and others.
• A special presentation by Benjamin Joffe, General Partner at HAX/SOSV. Joffe will walk through Investing in Deep Tech 2019, their annual rundown of all trends in IoT and hardware.—HAX, based in China & SF, is a full-stack accelerator for hardware startups. Joffe will be presenting his Deep Tech report.
• Jonathan Bensamoun, Founder & CEO, Fi (smart dog collars)—Fi, based in NYC, has raised $10M from Lerer Hippeau, RRE Ventures, and others.
6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking
6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks
8:00 PM: Networking
8:45 PM: Program Ends