Lessons Learned from Scale-ups in Hardtech
August 29, 2023 | 11:00am – 11:45am

HARDTECH | Room 132-133

Hardtech startups develop innovative physical products, often requiring significant capital investment, complex manufacturing processes, hardware and software engineering talent, and regulatory hurdles. Overcoming these barriers to scale-up company operations is challenging and risky–its why many venture capital and private equity firms remain unconvinced about the value of Hardtech investment. This panel of successful Hardtech startup leaders will share their unique experiences of scaling in this emerging sector and delve into the factors that contributed to their success, such as finding product-market fit, establishing robust supply chains, and securing strategic partnerships with industry customers.


Tsahi Petel
Dustin Pederson
Derrick Redding