AlphaLab Gear International Hardware Cup


Watch as the nation’s best early-stage hardware startups from 7 cities across the US and 5 international startups compete for the $50,000 Startbot Grand Prize investment! Pitches will be 4 minutes long with 3 minutes of Q & A from nationally renowned VCs.

Doors open at 6 PM.

Hardware Cup National Finalist Startup Companies:

VaGenie West Coast


WrightGrid – Northeast

PlayDate – Southeast

Iron GoatEast Coast

Rover Development – Midwest

Atlas Wearables – South

Hardware Cup International Finalist Startup companies:

EyeROV – India

QD Laser – Japan

Penta Medical – Canada

SuperSmart – Israel

allb – South Korea

Hardware Cup International Finals Judges:

Tom Jones – Draper Triangle Ventures

David Motley – Blue Tree Allied Angels

Melissa Withers – Betaspring

Aymerik Renard – Western Digital Capital

Josh McElhattan – Startbot

Deborah Zajac – Touchdown Ventures

Admission is free, but please RSVP for food and drink.

Seating is limited, so arrive early! There will also be standing room and a livestream.