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HAX Newsletter: October 2017

Welcome to the HAX Newsletter!

Stay tuned for regular updates on our alumni, staff and current teams
in Shenzhen and San Francisco.

HAX News

Urban Air Mobility Accelerator Program

Airbus and Early-Stage Investor HAX Launch a Call for Startups
Industry leaders join forces to accelerate innovation and shape the future of urban air mobility. Airbus, a global leader in aeronautics, defense & space and related services, and HAX, the world’s most active early-stage investor in hardware startups, have joined forces to explore the future of urban air mobility through a four-month accelerator programme based in Shenzhen, China. Click the link to watch the news.

Crypto

Crypto And ICOs Just Entered The Physical World In a Big Way – Benjamin Joffe
We’ve now reached a point where ICOs have become a new form of financing for startups – and a potential threat to traditional venture capital. The latest data shows ICOs outgrew early-stage VC funding in June and July 2017. Check it out here!

INVESTMENT &CROWDFUNDING

Feetme Raise

FeetMe( HAX A6) Gets $2.3m for Smart, Connected Insoles
Paris-based FeetMe, which is creating smart, connected insoles, raised $2.28 million (1.95 million euro) in seed funding. Kurma Diagnostics led the round. Other investments came from the Paris Saclay seed fund, Idinvest Partners, Seventure, and SOSV.

FoodMarble

Irish Startup (HAX A8) Raises £1.3m as it Brings Digestive Food Tracker to Market
Dublin-based health tech startup-up FoodMarble has secured £1.3 million (€1.45 million) in funding from investors that include former Dragon’s Den star and entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan.

Prynt Android

Prynt for Android: Turn Your Phone into an Instant Camera
Plug your phone, take a photo, and print in seconds. Then watch your photos come to life through augmented reality! Grab a Prynt for your Android here.

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GardenSpace(HAX A10): A Smart Camera that Helps You Grow Food at Home
GardenSpace is the tool every gardener needs, whether you’re a novice or an expert. GardenSpace does what you can’t – it keeps watch on your plants 24/7 using a 360-degree swivel camera.
Check it out here!

Portfolio News

Nura

These Headphones (HAX A8) Share Their Sounds to Match Your Hearing
Headphones are like glasses: What works for you won’t necessarily work for your friend. In many cases what’s considered good or bad is totally subjective. To some, bass-heavy cans bring out the beauty in classical music. For others, they can muddle the nuances of flutes and strings. Check it out here!

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HAX Short Documentary “The Unreasonable” By Anomaly
Check out the full documentary here.

What is the Future of Health
Learn more with “The Rise of Gen H” here.

Hardware Trends Report 2017
Check out the report here

HAX Event Series
Check out and register for any upcoming HAX Events here!

Are you a mentor or friend of HAX who would like to come meet with the current batch in Shenzhen, China or San Francisco? Shoot us a note!

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