SAN FRANCISCO, CA—
June 14, 2012— (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 -- HAXLR8R, the first China and Bay area based mentorship-driven seed-funding program for hardware-related startups, is hosting its inaugural Demo Day event in the San Francisco Bay area. The event will take place on Monday, June 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. PT at Autodesk Gallery in the Embarcadero in San Francisco, California.
The HAXLR8R (pronounced haccelerator) program provided nine international hardware-related startups with a 111-day accelerator program. The journey began in Shenzhen, China where they were mentored by some of the industry’s most well-known experts for fifteen weeks, including executives who have helped drive the success of breakthrough companies including Avid Technology, IDEO, Makerbot, Techshop and Zeo. Demo Day on June 18 is the culmination of the program, as all nine startups will demonstrate their product to San Francisco’s most influential and innovative seed and early stage investors and potential partners. Products will be unveiled for markets including robotics, toys, connected devices, Internet of Things (IOT), energy, cooking appliances, self-quantification and medical.
Tweet: Witness the brilliance: 9 incredible hardware startups present at #haxlr8r in San Francisco on June 18
What: HAXLR8R’s Inaugural Demo Day
When: June 18, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. PT
Where: Autodesk Gallery – The Landmark, 1 Market Street Suite 500 (2nd floor), San Francisco
Why: HAXLR8R was founded to help startups quickly move from hardware prototypes to functional companies ideally positioned to secure seed and venture funding from investors.
Event sponsors: Chinaccelerator, Seeed Studio and Dragon Innovation
Registration: If you are an investor and interested in participating, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more details about the event, please visit http://haxlr8r.com/haxlr8r-day
HAXLR8R was born through the collaboration between Chinaccelerator, Seeed Studio and Dragon Innovation. The program pairs nine hardware-based startups with proven technology mentors for fifteen weeks. At the conclusion of the program, all new companies launch their products for the first time on stage at Demo Day, presenting to potential San Francisco Bay area investors and partners.
For more information, visit http://haxlr8r.com/haxlr8r-day. Follow us on Twitter at @haxlr8r.