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Hardware by the Numbers

Renee DiResta (Haven)
Location: Festival Pavilion
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Slides:   1-PDF 

There have been many articles written about hardware startups, but little in the way of analysis of trends in the ecosystem based on funding and crowdfunding data. This presentation will be similar to this blog post (with updated data and deeper sector analysis). It will cover the what and the why underlying the growth of various subsets of the hardware startup ecosystem: robotics, connected devices, wearables, and designed products.

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Renee DiResta

Haven

Renee DiResta is a Principal at O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), where she evaluates innovative technologies and makes seed-stage investments. Prior to joining OATV in June of 2011, Renee spent seven as a trader at Jane Street Capital, a quantitative proprietary trading firm in New York City.