To describe the HuaQiangBei (HQB) electronic market in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen as a boom town for computer components is a gross understatement. Venturing through crowded stalls piled with an array of microchips, circuit boards, LED lights and wireless chargers all while flying drones buzz about, you think you’ve seen it all. But […]
Adriana Vazquez grew up in Mexico City, studied in Pennsylvania and worked in New York. But it was Shenzhen, the city in South China’s Guangdong province known as the “Silicon Valley of China” that made her dream a reality.
Bloomlife, a women health technology company, has received two grants totaling $2.3 million that will be used to help fund a longitudinal study of its remote fetal monitoring wearable and also to expand development of the product.
Dublin-based health tech start-up FoodMarble has secured £1.3 million (€1.45 million) in funding from investors that include former Dragons’ Den star and entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan
Some claims to cure insomnia, anxiety, and kids who won’t do their chores. Those are just a few of the sales pitches for products unveiled at the Hax demo day in San Francisco.
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We stopped by HAX’s demo day at the San Francisco Mint to check out all the hardware startups in the accelerator’s 10th batch. Many of the startups showcased creative combinations of hardware and software, particularly machine learning, to improve upon legacy services and outdated business models.
Earlier this week, HAX, the most active investor in hardware and Internet of Things (IoT) startups, with over 200 investments in the past 5 years (seed and growth stages), unveiled the latest batch of 15 companies coming out of its accelerator program, which is located in both Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley of China, and San […]
The hype around Apple Watch 3 and iPhone 8 may be fun for tech enthusiasts, but it’s daunting for hardware start-ups. Consumer electronics start-ups aren’t raising much venture capital this year, but makers of enterprise and industrial hardware are fundraising more easily.